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  Why You Should Include Your Personal Email in Your LinkedIn Profile
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Apr, 2014
Are you a professional or executive compelled to modernize your LinkedIn Profile with current strategies but concerned it will scream, ‘job seeker?’ Understandably, many people fear the implications of making a sudden and/or sweeping change to their Profile. In some companies, members of leadership, sales, marketing, IT and other divisions actively are updating their profiles in order to better represent their company. In...
 
  3 Tips for a Resume Recipe Revamp
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Apr, 2014
The struggle when revamping a recipe is akin to the angst when rebuilding your resume. Recently, in a lively Facebook discussion, I learned how to make a better egg dish. The processes I underwent mirrors what I see careerists face when cooking up a new resume – whether they hire a professional with which to collaborate or do it themselves. The reality of my struggle emerged when I began adding more eggs to my diet an...
 
  Why You Shouldn’t Stop Using Buzzwords During Your Job Search
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Apr, 2014
The rules of job search have changed; in fact, some might say they have taken a 180-degree turn in recent years, particularly with the advent of social networking. The waters have become murkier than ever as career journalists vie for the attention of readers with click-generating headlines that are not necessarily in careerists’ best interests. A recent article, Quit Using These 10 Words to Describe Yourself on LinkedIn,...
 
  How To Care About The Bottom Line And Improve Company Culture
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Feb, 2014
A recent ERE.net article, “Helicopter Parents,” addresses the idea of companies “adjusting … business practices and offerings to meet [millennial generation] expectations.” The conversation around how employers should cultivate an enriching culture that indicates employers are going to mentor, coach and care about the advancement and overall career satisfaction of their employees is valid. This topic is well-covered publi...
 
  Is Staying In Your Pajamas All Day Stalling Your Job Search?
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Dec, 2013
Unbridled stress and angst can exacerbate today’s job search. The economy is uncertain, bad attitudes are ablaze and the competition is fiercer than ever. No wonder job seekers struggle with maintaining poise, hope and focus. With that said, targeted, positive and actionable behaviors are what create the perfect storm for meaningful outcomes in today’s job hunt. Avoidable job search behaviors abound. We’ve unearthed six m...
 
  Why Sacrificing Soft Skills Weakens Your Resume
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Dec, 2013
International Talent Management Strategist Dorothy Dalton recently wrote a compelling blog post:“The Hard Truth About Soft Skills,” which absolutely nails the value of soft skills in a career story resume. Dalton describes how resumes that come to her attention often do so based on the “high incidence of hard skills in the text,” but goes on to assert that “… unless the resume or professional profile tells an engaging acc...
 
  Why Keeping Your Options Open May Harm Your Job Search
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Nov, 2013
It is human nature in job search – as in dating – to want to keep your options open. Many job seekers, whether early-career and fairly inexperienced or 15+ years in and heralding a plethora of different functional strengths, feel they will limit their opportunities by narrowing their job search target. In fact, just the opposite will happen. Broad Resume Nets Don’t Work. By casting a broad net, job seekers drown out t...
 
  How to Hit the Bull’s-Eye and Land an Interview
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Sep, 2013
It is human nature in job search – as in dating – to want to keep your options open. Many job seekers, whether early-career and fairly inexperienced or 15+ years in and heralding a plethora of different functional strengths, feel they will limit their opportunities by narrowing their job search target. In fact, just the opposite will happen. Broad Resume Nets Don’t Work. By casting a broad net, job seekers drown out th...
 
  Resolving Resume Confusion
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Aug, 2013
While the futurists vie for the first-place ribbon in having predicted the resume’s demise, the resume heart beats strong. Social Profiles Are Modes of Transportation For Your Resume The primary challenge with many articles written by these forward-thinking bloggers is that they want to present a replacement to the resume when, in fact, they’re simply suggesting methods to modernize the vehicle in which your ‘career stor...
 
  Why Legislating Resume Writing Is Wrong
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Jul, 2013
While I write resumes for a living, I realize (and prefer) that it isn’t “my way or the highway.” How bland of a career marketing world would it be if every resume was written by some formulaic approach? Unfortunately, though, myriad people seem to want to legislate resume writing into a tiny pigeonhole. As well, many social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus) conversations center on Do’s and...
 
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