December 17, 2016

 
You are not alone. Literally thousands of bewildered students feel the same way. 

The point of the advice, of course is useful, and at it's core simply means you need to articulate properly what you bring to the table, what you will contribute to a company, a team, a vision. 

But the connotation around this phrase is awful. 

The idea of "selling yourself" is uncomfortable...

November 15, 2015

There are a ton of ways to format your resume. Some are wildly creative and unforgettable, but our advice is to stick with traditional templates for most business careers, and consider unorthodox options for creative careers - e.g. graphic design, web development, and social media.

November 15, 2015

The Short Answer is, No.



A one-page resume is a summary.  Hence the word "resume." And also, why your resume should be one-page. 

That said, if you are not a student and/or have experience of more than 7 years, THEN, yes a short summary at the top of your two-page resume is fine. Anything over two pages... is not a resume. At least not one that is helpful to...

November 13, 2014

I coach, teach and mentor others about work, jobs and careers for a living. There is a lot of good career advice out there, but also a lot of bad. One variant of the latter category is this idea that everyone should follow his or her passion, be ”true to themselves,” and mount a Steve Jobs-like mission to create and do work you love. Advice that creates impossible expectations is...

November 10, 2014

The top 1% of resumes - e.g. the ones used in competitive industries such as investment banking and strategy consulting - focus on content over form.

December 4, 2013

The latest survey data says a full 94% of recruiters today use social media in their recruitment efforts. And that is across the board for short order cooks to financial analysts. And yet people are puzzled, or at least, skeptical as to why tools like LinkedIn are such a game changer.

Think of it like this: it used to be that only the demand side of the labor market was organ...

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