Tell Them Who You Are!

I continuously see resumes from Executives earning over $100K where it is difficult to see what position they are seeking and why they should be interviewed over other candidates. If your resume reads like a job description-even the description of the job you are seeking, you are missing out on an opportunity to “tell your […]

Is Your Job Search In Alignment? Is It Productive?

As part of my Resume Writing Process I ask my clients to send target positions they are pursuing. I also ask about recent interviews and results. I continuously see target jobs and hear about unsuccessful job interviews where the job seeker and the position a misaligned and unproductive. Need I mention a waste of time? […]

Do you know where you want to go? Be Mindful In Your Job Search.

Are you finding your job search overwhelming? Are you applying to 100 jobs a day? Think and prepare before you apply. What is important in my search? Location, commute, salary, hours, culture, advancement? What skill or experience gaps do I have? How will I address these? What are my “stories”? If I get an immediate response from […]

Executive Recruiter Meeting.

Met this morning with 2 Executive Recruiters. Highlights of our discussion: Make sure you know what experience and salary level the Recruiter is seeking.   Most experienced Recruiters only work certain jobs. Your Resume is not passing the “Blink of the Eye” test. The Company is paying the Recruiter only for the Ideal fit! Your […]

Conversation With FOG (Friend of Gary) Executive Recruiter.

Ran into one of my Executive Recruiter friends this morning. After pleasantries he let me know in no uncertain terms that candidates are trying to apply for high-level positions paying high 6 figure salaries without aligning their resume with the position! “I cannot submit you unless I see what I need on the resume.” It […]

Do you know where you want to go? Minding Your Job Search.

Are you finding your job search overwhelming? Are you applying to 100 jobs a day? Think and prepare before you apply. What is important in my search? Location, commute, salary, hours, culture, advancement? What skill or experience gaps do I have? How will I address these? What are my “stories”? If I get an immediate […]

New Resume Clients. Talented Professionals Seeking New Opportunities.

My passion is writing effective resumes and social media content that lead to interviews and jobs. I utilize over 20 years of experience in recruiting and executive placement to produce resumes and content that make sense to all those strangers out there. I have written resumes for the leading Technical and Executive Job Boards and […]

Is Your Job Search Burning You Out? Try This!

I listen to podcasts all day while I write. I cannot closely listen because I need to concentrate on writing your resume! I end up listening to the same podcast more than once to absorb the message. Yesterday I heard about the Pomodoro Technique. (not an affiliate link). I thought this would be worth trying […]

Why are you not submitting me for this job?

I have been meeting with Recruiters to go over resume strategies ensuring alignment with recruiting needs. A common topic of discussion with Recruiters and Candidates is “THE SUBMISSION“. Here are common “kick-out” factors: Location. The client is in Chicago and you are not. Few  clients want to relocate anyone in this economy. Industry. The client is […]