The Formula To Writing a Successful Resume

The key to writing a resume that will land you your next job.   I want to talk to opportunity seekers about the length of your resume. In the world of software sales vertical, a resume should generally never exceed 2 to 3 pages. It doesn’t matter how much experience you have.   Even if […]

The No. 1 Tip for People Who’ve Been Laid Off

If you caught in a layoff, start your search right away.   Were you laid off recently? If so, I want to emphasize the importance of starting the search for a new position right away. Waiting will obviously only mean you won’t be able to meet your financial obligations; moreover, searching for a job and […]

Critical Tip: Evidence of Past Performance on Resume is a Must

Past performance and similar experience are more important now than ever.   Lately, the pace of the hiring market has slowed down significantly compared to the past two years, and people are noticing. As a result, the rigidity of requirements has gone up to where companies are requiring more similarity and relevance with an applicant’s […]

“Can you tell me a little about yourself?”

How you can answer one of the most common interview questions.    How do you answer the question, “Can you tell me a little bit about yourself?” If you’ve ever interviewed for a job, you’ve been asked this question, so how should you answer?   The bottom line is it’s not about what you say; […]

4 Simple Steps to Starting a Job Search

Four simple steps you can take to kick off your job search.   Have you lost your job unexpectedly? Don’t worry—here are four things you can do to kickstart your job search after losing your job out of nowhere:   1. Take the time you need to collect yourself. Whether you need two days or […]

Most Companies Don’t Want To Interview You Now If You Cannot Start For 3+ Months

How companies view timeframe to interview & offer in relation to start date.   Should you apply for companies you’re interested in even if you’re months away from being able to start the job? There’s no single answer to this question. Every company and hiring manager has varying opinions about how soon they’d want to […]