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  • #1 CHALLENGE FACING MOTHERS RETURNING TO THE WORKFORCE

    I’ve recruited for top companies across Europe and North America.  As an executive recruiter and recruitment consultant I partnered with talented people across countless industries to help get them in front of decision makers.   As a resume writing consultant and interview coach, I’ve worked with the 1% in helping secure them interviews with their […]

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  • THEIR RESUME LOOKS LIKE THIS, ARE YOU WORRIED YET?

    This person wants the same job as you….their resume looks like this. Are you worried yet?   So, ever since you graduated you’ve been making steady progress with gradual promotions but now you’re entering the phase of your career where you really need to kick-on.   If you don’t, you’re worried that you’ll plateau at […]

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  • HOW YOUR RESUME COULD MAKE OR BREAK YOUR LIFE PLAN

    How many people have you met with a newly developed life plan?   However many it is, you’ll know just how much thought and soul-searching these people have gone through just to put that plan on paper.  Whether their ultimate goal is related to relationships, health & wellness, financial independence, or personal achievement, at some […]

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  • SCHOOL MISTAKES THAT COULD RUIN YOUR CAREER

    When I first started drafting ideas for this article, I developed a list of all the faux pas I’d heard undergrads committing that could hamper their career prospects. The list was so extensive, I’m just going to mention two of them in this article as I regard them as being most problematic.   All Work […]

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  • HOW TO FIND A STRONG CAREER MENTOR

    Why You Need A MENTOR Now   How many highly successful business people and public figures have you seen attribute a portion of their success to their mentors?  It’s quite significant isn’t it?   If you don’t have a mentor and you’re serious about professional and/or personal development, you’re missing out. People at all stages […]

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  • TOP TIPS FOR A WINNING LINKEDIN PROFILE

    Top Tips for a Winning LinkedIn Profile in 2020   At the time of writing, LinkedIn, now owned by Microsoft, has almost 600 million users worldwide.  With 260 million LinkedIn users logging in each month, and an estimated 40% of those logging in on a daily basis, is it any wonder LinkedIn is recognized as […]

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  • PHOTOS ON A RESUME = IMMEDIATE REJECTION

    Should Your Resume Have A Photo?   Are you a model?   Are you an actor?   Do they ask for a photo in the job ad?   If the answer to all of those is “No” and you include a photo anyway, you could be headed for immediate resume rejection!   That’s the result […]

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  • WHAT’S THE BEST RESUME FORMAT?

    What’s The Best Resume Format?   ‘Best’ is a subjective term.  As it relates to resume formats, ‘best’ will be whichever format is the most effective in addressing the quirks of your own career history and of course in communicating your unique value proposition, skill set, and work experience.   The 4 main resume formats […]

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  • IS UNIVERSITY A GOOD USE OF YOUR TIME & MONEY?

    Should You Really Go To University?   It seems that now more than ever before the wisdom of going to university and even the utility of a degree itself is being called into question. For some, this is akin to heresy!   Now, there is no doubt that striving to improve oneself at any and […]

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