No one knows how long the current economic downturn will last. Some economists believe more than 40% of jobs that have been lost will not come back. Fortunately, we’ve heard… Read More
4 Aspects of Your Resume that can Result in Employment Bias: What Can You do About Them?
This week, much of our attention has been consumed by the ongoing discussion about discrimination and bias in the United States. An important step we can all take is to… Read More
3 Strategies to be Sure “References Are Available Upon Request:” Pandemic Update
Nearly every resume I saw early in my career had the words “references available upon request” at the bottom. Few professional resume writers include this phrase today. Nonetheless, I receive… Read More
7 Issues I Found with a Friend’s LinkedIn Profile: What Did I Suggest to Fix It?
Early this week, a friend I grew up with emailed to tell me he has just quit his job. He could not stand it anymore. “My friend writes “embedded” computer… Read More
4 Steps Toward Starting Your First Professional Job Search in the Post-COVID Era.
This week, a young nurse from Southeast Asia completed her MPH degree at a major university in New York and sent me her resume for review. I discovered during our… Read More