Want to Find a Better Job? First, Find your Advocates!

A few weeks ago, one of my clients had a job interview. She waited several weeks only to find out she didn’t get the job. She was a little bummed — she felt like she has a great connection with the interviewers and was well qualified for the position. I...

How to Spot a Toxic Workplace During a Job Interview

Remember – Interviews go both ways. For many people, job interviews are among life’s most stressful situations — right up there with final exams and public speaking. When you really think about what an interview is, it makes sense that it is...

TLDR – How Long Should My Resume Be?

Most of you who know me know that I used to be a college professor — a college writing professor to be more exact. And as you can imagine, grading papers was a big part of that job, one that took quite a bit of time. Of course, I didn’t mind grading when I...

Format vs. Content – Which is More Important for Your Resume?

Hint – The Answer is Both! “Why does the formatting matter so much; isn’t the experience the most important thing?” “I don’t know how ANYONE could read their experience! The format of the resume is a MESS!” Both of these are comments I’ve heard from students...