Resumes are important. But, are they all you need for a proper job or career transition effort? What role does the cover letter play in the search? What is the key to personal brand integration, including building a value- driven LinkedIn profile, personal website, and other Social Media […]
How should your resume be organized? Do you need a resume summary or resume objective? Should it be a functional resume or a reverse-chronological resume? What formats are most easily digested by ATS – Applicant Tracking Systems? Fred Coon interviews Frank Grossman on these questions and many more.
A personal brand is the difference between priority consideration and being another “also ran.” What are the five components of a personal brand? When the personal brand is developed, how does a job seeker use their personal brand effectively? Andrew Ko, an executive recruiter with the Lucas Group, and […]
Andrew Ko, an executive recruiter with the Lucas Group, speaks out on how a job seeker can help the recruiter help them. Recruiters play an important role in any job search. But, it isn’t a matter of throwing a resume out there and hoping a recruiter will work […]
LinkedIn is the most powerful search tool on the planet for recruiters and HR folks. Any job seeker wishing to find a contact at a company, or wishing to expand their brand, must be on LinkedIn. This critical marketing and branding channel will afford a job seeker a […]
The inside scoop from an executive recruiter on what they like and don’t like in resumes. The resume gives the recruiter the first impression of a job seeker’s potential value to the company. Why do so many not put their best foot forward? Andre Ko, and Fred Coon, […]
Your boss, or HR, calls you into their office. They hand you your termination packet. What you say and do next will have a great impact on references, relationships, and possibly your re-hire-ability. There are legal issues and management issues, not to mention severance and benefits. Fred Coon and Lorraine Beaman cover […]
What Do I Do? What do I say to my boss/HR rep when fired? What do I tell friends and colleagues? What do I say when asked, “Why did you leave your last job?” Fred Coon and Loraine Beaman cover these topics as well as fear, depression, anger, resentment, panic, […]
The Senior Service is the top position one can hold in the Federal Government, just below political appointee. Securing a position there is tough and the application and the process itself is very complex – requiring a specialist to help– someone who actually knows what […]
So many job seekers wait until it is too late to “remember” all their accomplishments. Therefore, their value proposition is significantly diminished. Also, some put the “stats” but do not incorporate the impact of their decisions.