Resume Tips: Nine Qualities of the Perfect Resume

There is no one right way to make the perfect resume, but follow these resume tips and you'll get pretty darned close.

If you’re like most people, you really have no idea how to write a resume for a job, and therefore no idea if your resume is cutting it. Am I right? Well, I have some bad news: your resume probably sucks and it’s probably working against you. How do I know? Because as a headhunter, […]

Salary Offer Not Enough? 10 Situations Where a Salary Sacrifice Might Be Worth It

Sometimes it's a good idea to consider a salary sacrifice. Here are ten times when the dollars in the salary offer aren't the whole story.

When you’re looking at new jobs, there’s a lot to consider, but the salary offer and the total compensation package are top priority for many people. Some people believe that taking less salary is always a bad move, but money really isn’t everything… and in many cases, it’s not even near the top of the […]

What’s Your Price Tag? Do a Quick Online Salary Comparison

Salary negotiation tips and salary comparison sites

Does the thought of negotiating your salary make you break out in a sweat? What is the price on your head? Are you too expensive? Too cheap? What does that mean about you? For many people, talking about salary is talking about self-worth and it can trigger common insecurities like “I’m not good enough” and […]

LinkedIn Photo Tips, Secrets and Suggestions

Tips for the right LinkedIn photo for your LinkedIn profile.

LinkedIn isn’t just for corporate types, you know. An online business networking presence in the form of a LinkedIn profile has become a necessity if you work in just about any kind of organization. If you work in the corporate world, you definitely are expected to have an active profile, but anyone who works can […]

Your Third-person Resume Creeps Me Out

I apologize, I know that sounds pretty harsh, but it’s true, there is something creepy about third-person resumes, and lately I’ve gotten a run of them. They say things like “Ray is a talented designer who has built three companies” or “Mr. Johnson has twenty years of experience as a widget maker.” You know, like […]