Free Job Search Resources
Ebooks, guides, templates, and more to help you grow.
Free Video - Resume Writing Mini Course
A FREE Resume Crash Course where you'll learn how professionals like you are landing more interviews quicker.
Free e-Book: 10 Resume Eyesores
An introductory guide to the top resume mistakes and how to avoid them.
Free E-Book: How To Write The Perfect Linkedin Headline
A comprehensive guide to writing a LinkedIn headline that speaks to your professional brand (and hiring managers)!
6 Steps for Breaking Out of a Job Hunt Rut
Before you continue your job search, you’ll want to know everything there is to identifying and getting around the job hunt rut.
Job Offer Negotiation – How to get paid what you deserve
We’ll break down the offer in order for you to prepare to negotiate terms closer to your goals/objectives.
20 Questions You should never ask in an interview
Asking great questions can turn the a hopeless interview around; conversely, asking bad questions can be a death sentence for what started as a great interaction.
How to Tailor your resume and become the best fit for the job
To maximize your job search, you must customize your resume to the target role, company, and industry.
What is your salary expectation? 8 things you need to know about this interview question
Answering questions about salary may be low on your priority list, but it’s important to handle the conversation with confidence
10 things you should avoid when applying for a job online
Here are 10 mistakes you should avoid at all costs when applying for a job online.
How to Dress for a job interview
With something so important on the line, you don’t want your wardrobe to eliminate you before the interview starts.
The 5 biggest mistakes every job seeker makes
This E-Book goes over 5 mistakes you might be making in your job search.
How to fix your broken career resolutions – 6 simple tips you can use today
What happens when you just can’t seem to keep your job search resolutions from year to year?
6 Steps for Making a Career Pivot
Learn how to change careers by making a simple career pivot in 6 steps.
You’ve probably heard about the importance of negotiating your salary. But is it always advisable to negotiate or just in special circumstances? In this blog post we’ll share considerations for whether or not to negotiate salary, as well as tips for effective salary negotiation. Do you really have a shot at negotiating a higher salary? …
Executive recruiters are the gatekeepers for the most coveted jobs in your industry. If you are an Executive and you aren’t working with executive recruiters during your job search, you are missing out. Forbes released a list of the 200 best executive recruiting firms in America. In this post I will narrow down the results to the …
During your job interview, the interviewer will need to know that you are the best person for the job. But what if you aren’t comfortable with self-promotion? How can you sell yourself as the best candidate, when bragging isn’t your thing? In this post we’ll explain the difference between boasting and strategic selling, and how to …
Every year Jobvite surveys hundreds of recruiters and HR professionals for its annual Recruiter Nation Report to determine where the industry’s priorities lie and current hiring trends. The 2021 report is out and there’s plenty of information that you should know about. In this blog post I’ll share the most relevant survey results for job …
Career re-entry is probably the toughest career move to make. It requires someone who hasn’t worked in a while to jump back into the job search, identify their most marketable current skills despite having a resume gap of greater than a year, and muster up the confidence to convince others their skills haven’t gone stale …
In Part 1 of my Career Exploration series, I share how to take stock of your current situation and do a deep dive into what’s really important for you in your career. If you are feeling like you can do better, or you are dreading going to work in the morning, or you’ve just lost …
If you are like most people, you are fairly content in your career. You’re probably also really good at what you do. After all, you’ve probably been doing it for a long time! But have you ever asked yourself if what you’re doing in your job is really what you want to be doing? Maybe …
Are you finding key contacts on Linkedin but not sure how to connect? If you come across contacts outside your 1st degree connections, there are 2 ways to send personalized messages in order to increase your chances of getting a response. In this blog post we’ll walk you through how to connect and message cold contacts …
You’re hoping to relocate to a new state and find a new job before you arrive. But how can you convince recruiters and hiring managers to take a chance on someone who is not local? In this blog post we’ll share strategies for increasing your chances of landing an out of state job. Starting the …
Jobscan is a popular tool used by job seekers trying to improve their resumes. But just how well does it work for career changers? In this blog post I will review Jobscan’s Career Change tool from the standpoint of a recruiter and resume expert. I’ll share the pros and cons of this tool as well …