Does the holiday season make you want to say “Bah, humbug!”? What about job searching? We’ve all at times been mad at what life has brought our way or what we have to do to get what we want. This year, I’ve had the pleasure of acting in a local production of A Christmas Carol, [...]
Only put the last 10 years of experience on your resume. Exceptions? You can show prestigious or key experience in Early Career Highlights.
When you decide to look for a new job, your first instinct may be to update your resume. But the first step should be to decide what you want your resume to market you for. Check out our video at yeswriting.com to think through the steps.
While it's never too late for a career change, it's harder than getting a new job in your field. You will need coaching on how to network.
If you want a new job, the time to get your resume and cover letter done is now. Once the holidays begin, hiring will slow until January.
3 clients got #resume drafts from us written by S & edited by N & K. 2 were delighted, & 1 was "very disappointed." Who will get hired 1st?
“I don’t like promoting myself, so that makes it tough to find a new job.” We at Your Edge for Success (YES), DC’s top-rated resume and career coaching company, hear this every week. Here’s the good news: most people dislike promoting themselves—and with good reason! Nobody likes a braggart. Religion, our parents, and life [...]
“The paradox of work is that many people hate their jobs, but they are considerably more miserable doing nothing” (Atlantic Magazine). But almost a third of people like or love their jobs. Because work is essential to our mental and physical well-being, I say you can be part of the 30%. But how? First, let’s shelve the [...]
How do you get your interviewer excited, jazzed, pumped about working with you? People get excited when they see that their goals are within reach and that they will enjoy reaching them. So your job at the interview is to show and inspire confidence that the interviewer’s goals are within reach and that you [...]