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Create Stand Out Executive Resume Statements

  Have I mentioned how impressed I am with my clients? When we begin the journey of creating a professional ...
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5 Employment References When You Can’t Use Your Boss 

Reference checks at the senior professional level can be more rigorous, especially when the role has a degree of visibility. ...
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Hiring Trends & Job Search Strategies for 2021 

Traditionally January has been a hot month for hiring. Companies have refreshed budgets, new annual goals, and business expansion plans. ...
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21 Resume Tips for 2021

Let's face it, 2020 was hard. If you are heading into 2021 looking for work, or simply wanting to keep ...
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The Power of Referrals in a Job Search

I got my first office job through a direct referral. Having a friend vouch for me got me in front ...
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What Resume Length is Best?

There is likely no topic more heavily debated about resumes than length. Should a resume be a certain length (i.e. ...
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Named LinkedIn Top Voice 2020!

This month, I was extremely honoured to be recognized by LinkedIn as a LinkedIn Top Voice 2020 for Job Search ...
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Executive Resume Trends for 2021

What will executive resumes look like in 2021, and what executive resume trends will continue or commence in the year ...
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Q&A: What is the average number of interviews at one company?

I recently spoke with a job seeker who had gone through numerous interviews at one company and was starting to ...
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How to Handle Unrelated Roles on Your Executive Resume

Gone are the days where we find an employer and stay there for life. Executive roles are no different. A ...
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Resume Horror Stories: 5 Ways to Scare Off Executive Recruiters 

  Are you worried that your resume could scare off executive recruiters? In the spirit of Halloween, I reached out to ...
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Q&A: Can My Resume Be TOO Good?

Recent resume question: "Hi Adrienne, I saw your recent post about resumes, and I'm wondering if you think a resume ...
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