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  • One of job seekers’ most frequently asked questions is, “How long should an executive resume be?” Unfortunately, a considerable amount of misleading information about resume writing is circulating on the internet. This advice is usually given by university career center staff to students, but it has been ingrained in our minds as an absolute truth.…

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  • In the competitive realm of executive roles, your resume is the initial gateway to showcasing your qualifications and expertise. Among the various competencies and experiences, you may be tempted to include, highlighting specific leadership skills on your executive resume can significantly elevate your candidacy.  To stand out in the eyes of potential employers or executive…

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  • Are you an executive with an impressive multi-decade career and a memoir’s worth of accomplishments? Does this leave you uncertain about how far back your resume should go and/or how much emphasis to place on your early career? You’re not alone. In most instances, it’s advisable to focus on your most recent experience and experience…

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  • Whether updating an old resume or crafting a new one, the first differences one might notice between older and modern examples are those that first meet the eye: formatting, design elements, color, call-out boxes, etc. However, while all of these elements are critically important in guiding the reader’s eye through the content of your resume,…

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  • A well-crafted resume serves as your passport to leadership roles, but articulating your story in a compelling way can be a challenge. Because your resume is often the first point of contact between you and potential employers, you want to create an initial impression that grabs a recruiter’s attention. A resume is not just a…

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  • A resume is THE cornerstone branding document in which all other career documents are built upon. For clear messaging that resonates with your target audience, a well-written resume is crucial. The resume is generally the first impression decision makers have to evaluate and may determine if the job seeker ever steps foot in the door.…

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  • In a competitive job market, dusting off the resume you used three jobs ago will not help you stand out. Knowing how to write a senior executive resume will help you highlight your achievements and showcase your personal brand. A well-done resume will also help employers know if you are aligned with the corporate culture.…

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  • For experienced professionals, simply dusting off the resume you used three jobs ago will not suffice in helping you stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive job market. Understanding how to write a senior executive resume will help you demonstrate your relevance to the job, showcase your personal brand to help employers determine if…

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  • As a senior executive, your resume is an important tool for showcasing your skills, experience, and achievements to potential employers. However, in today’s competitive job market, a traditional resume may not be enough to stand out from the crowd. That’s where the modernized senior executive resume comes in. A modern resume is a dynamic and…

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  • In the fast-paced world of personal branding and career development, gaining insights from experienced professionals can be a game-changer. I share my interview with startup growth leader Ashley Dodge in today’s edition of Curated Career Conversations where we discuss how to unleash your personal brand. Ashley is the mastermind behind “Some Startup in Colorado,” a…

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  • The job market constantly changes, and keeping up with the latest trends and predictions can be difficult. On one hand, you have job market reports that paint a positive picture of the current job market and predict a bright future for job seekers. On the other hand, you have layoff reports highlighting companies’ struggles and…

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  • Crafting a compelling resume requires attention to detail, especially when aiming for leadership positions. While focusing on skills and experience is crucial, overlooking seemingly minor things can raise red flags for busy hiring managers. Let’s shed light on some common resume mistakes you might not have considered and their simple fixes: Ditch the Home Address…

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  • Experts weigh in on this year’s hiring trends and insights for next year. As we reflect on the past year and look toward 2024, it’s evident that the world of work has experienced significant shifts. The transition from the year of quiet quitting in 2022 to the year of corporate reckoning in 2023 has been…

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  • Evaluating Multiple Executive Offers If you’re an executive in the enviable position of needing to choose between multiple job offers, you’re undoubtedly on the cusp of a significant career decision. The prospect of choosing between these offers can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. Each opportunity represents a different path, with its unique set of advantages…

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  • What is Outplacement? Outplacement refers to the process and services provided by companies to assist employees who are transitioning out of the organization. This may be due to layoffs, redundancies, or corporate restructuring. These outplacement services should support individuals in their career transition by offering practical guidance and resources. Typically, outplacement services include career counseling,…

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  • Are you losing faith in your job search? Things were smooth sailing last January. Maybe you were projecting your best year ever! Then (in what seems like out of nowhere, and now impossible to imagine life without), the pandemic hit and sales halted. Now you’re worried about landing a job during COVID collecting unemployment benefits…

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  • If you are looking for a new job, it can feel overwhelming. If you “Google” the term “job search,” you will see 23,000,000,000 search results! That’s a lot of content! Luckily for you, I curated some of my favorite career content on the web to help you navigate your job search. A lot of the…

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