You probably know your organization’s key strengths and core values pretty well. You may be even able to recite them. But what about your personal values and strengths- the things you hold very dear? The things you’re most associated with? The things that make you stand out? You know inherently what you value and stand for, but have you ever articulated it so that it jumps right out to people you haven’t met (as yet!)
Quantify your Achievements
It’s one of our top pieces of advice. Whether you’re targeting head-hunters or hiring managers directly, quantifying your success sounds more impressive, gives you a dynamic positioning and helps people imagine the impact you’re going to make from the get-go. On your resume, it is very important to make every word count. Numbers talk!
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Can you decrease your job search time simply by understanding how puzzles are put together? Tammy Kabell with Career Resume Consulting explains how YOU are a very valuable piece to the puzzle your future employer is trying to put together.
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Here is a great resource for when you are writing an executive resume from scratch. This downloadable document below will give you over 200 key words and phrases that are transferable skills and experience factors that can be used in any industry. Using these skills and experience factor words and phrases will enable the reader of your resume to easily picture you in their organization, since you are taking out all of your own industry jargon.
Tammy Kabell with Career Resume Consulting explains how to replace the standard cover letter with a 5 minute handwritten note. She tells you exactly what to write beside your executive resume (of which she recommends a functional resume format) to get the best response.
Sometimes, the quickest way to increase the effectiveness of your resume is to remove some items from your current resume, which will immediately help boost your response rate. In this video, Tammy Kabell explains 10 things you can remove from your current resume to get more employers and recruiters calling you.
Love Him or Hate Him, There are Three Personal Branding Lessons from Donald Trump
Unless you live in a mountain in the woods with no Wi-Fi, you know that Donald Trump leads the crowded pack of candidates for president for the Republican Party. Agree with him or not, you have to admit that he has brought a lot of attention early on to a political race that usually, at this point in the competition, gets very little press coverage.