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  • by Wendy Enelow - March 9, 2010
    Successful entrepreneurs understand what it takes to win in today’s intensely competitive careers industry. It takes a combination of business savvy, expertise in client relationship management, and an enduring commitment to servicing and satisfying each and every client. Here are 10 basic concepts of entrepreneurial elegance that will give you and your business a competitive distinction and ensure that you’re on the right tra...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 28, 2010
    No matter which profession conference you attend, always be crystal-clear about the value of conference participation and how you can optimize your results. 1. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. There's nothing better than learning new things that you can begin to use the minute you get back to your office. Bottom line, that's what conferences are intended to do - introduce you to new concepts, strategies, innovations, knowledge, c...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    1. Write to the future. Resume writing is not about rehashing your past history and listing what you’ve done and where. Rather, resume writing is about writing to the future, to the job that you want or the career path that you wish to pursue. This is a critical consideration throughout every phase of writing your resume and conducting your job search. Clearly define your objectives, identify the skills and qualifications you’...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    John Gregory had had enough. He was worn out from the constant pressures of his CEO career...the endless meetings and strategy sessions, tedious financial audits and reviews, the ongoing “helpful” interference of his board members, the pressure and the stress...it all added up to one headache after another, one challenge after another and more battles than he chose to have at this point in his life. At age 49, after 12 year...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    If you’re considering international employment opportunities, then you MUST know the following: 1. The words “resume” and “CV” (curriculum vitae) GENERALLY refer to the same thing - a document that highlights your professional and educational experience. The terms are often used interchangeably. When there is a difference, a CV is typically longer with more detail about publications, speaking engagements, affiliations, cont...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    This article is not about the ABC’s of resume writing. Rather, it’s about creating the "right" perception of who you are to support your current search objectives. If you’re an EVP of Sales looking for another sales management position, the resume writing process is reasonably straightforward. However, if you’re that same EVP of Sales who is now looking to transition into a general management role, your resume will be entirely...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    This article is excerpted and edited from Expert Resumes for People Returning To Work (JIST Publishing). Every group of job seekers has their own unique requirements and challenges. College students have to write resumes that showcase their "potential" talents; career changers have to write resumes that highlight their transferable skills; IT professionals and web designers must be certain to prominently display their curre...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    INTRODUCTION Never in the history of modern-day business have you - as a working adult - had so many different options for your career. Not only do you need to decide WHAT you want to do - finance, sales, IT, HR, general management, etc. - you have to decide HOW you want to do it. Do you want to be: * An employee, enjoying the safety, security (somewhat questionable these days!), and benefits of “corporate” employment....
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    Can you think of a more stressful situation than an interview? Companies want to hire competent, successful, articulate, and accomplished executives, yet their very first encounter often places the candidate in a particularly stressful and uncomfortable situation. You might find yourself in a “panel-style” interview where it’s you on one side and five company executives on the other side, each armed and ready to assault you wi...
  • by Wendy Enelow - January 15, 2010
    WHAT ARE KEY WORDS? "My expertise is in process mapping, SAP technology, productivity improvement, operations redesign, team leadership, and supply chain management. Who am I?" If you guessed that I’m the Vice President of Operations (or something similar), you’re right! Those few words above communicated a very specific message about "who am I." That is precisely what key words are all about. Ten years ago, no one had even...