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 COGs (Clients) Seeking Opportunities.

Working with these great professionals on their Resume, Cover Letter, Online Profile and Job Search Strategies: Chief Information Security Officer Senior Business Development & Sales Executive Senior Business Analyst & Project Manager Information Technology Infrastructure Professional   Media Production & Project Manager Senior Enterprise Performance Development Sales Executive What are you looking to do going […]

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 […]

Confidential & Personal Job Search Service.

I am just days away from launching my Job Traction service. I started writing resumes after over 20 years of Executive Recruiting because I wanted to help EVERY person who came to me for a job, not just the few who fit the position. Those in my Executive contact list will receive an email with […]

Hidden Jobs and Getting Around the “System”.

Hidden Jobs: Many of my clients are landing positions that were not posted anywhere! Connected Internal and External Recruiters are given a “heads-up” on soon-to-be-open positions. They look into their databases and LinkedIn for likely candidates. Once they locate these candidates they interview and gather resumes. Now they are ready to present when the position […]

Are You “Resume-Ready” and “Beyond the Resume”.

Just when you least expect it you get a call or a message through LinkedIn. Someone is interested in talking to you about an opportunity! They ask a little about your background to confirm what they see and then they: ASK FOR YOUR RESUME! Update to this Post: The OTHER scenario: you are suddenly find yourself […]

New Job Seekers-New Competition-Are You Ready?

With all the Government cutbacks, especially in the Military, I am seeing an increase in Resume Clients working for Government Contracting Companies. They are seeking a move into the Public Sector which means there are more Professionals seeking the same positions.     Are you positioned to meet the competition? Does your resume properly reflect your […]

New Executive Resume Projects this Week.

New COGs (Clients of Gary) seeking new opportunities this week include: Senior Attorney: Labor & Employment Law Senior Business Development & Technology Solutions Director Director of Sales: Technology Solutions Senior Business Development & Product Management Executive Senior Business Operations & Engineering Manager Senior Business Development & Operations Executive Experienced Marketing Manager CPA   Resume Packages include your […]