Resumes and Cover Letters

katesleeth@googlemail.com

Kate
Sleeth

Following Directions

I was recently involved in the review process of the Summer Academy applications for my institution.  We accept around 50 scholars each summer for 10-12 week programs which consist of both high school and undergraduate students.  This is the first time I have been involved with this proces...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

What Employers Want to See in a Resume

This blog provides insight into what human resources professionals are looking for in a resume.   Hopefully this information will be useful as you craft your resume and tailor it for specific jobs. First and foremost, your resume is a marketing and branding tool that shows your experience,...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

What Employers Want to See in a Resume

This blog provides insight into what human resources professionals are looking for in a resume.   Hopefully this information will be useful as you craft your resume and tailor it for specific jobs. First and foremost, your resume is a marketing and branding tool that shows your experience,...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

The Importance of YOUR Contact Details when Job Searching

I usually write pieces that are valuable for the talent in our network, but for this article, I decided to write one that pertains more to my own interests.  This topic has come up repeatedly in the thousands of emails, resumes, cover letters, and phone messages that I have received through...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

Tips on cover letters – how to separate yourself from the pack.

In the last few months, I have received so many questions about cover letters.  People have asked me, are they important? Do people read them? Are they worthwhile? Who sees them?  Should they be customized?  etc,    Due to all of the questions, I thought I would write a blog...


coach_tom@sbcglobal.net

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

You have to stay engaged.

Hi everyone!When I’m asked, “what’s the hardest part of a job search”? I always say the same thing – “making sure that the jobseeker doesn’t mentally and emotionally ‘check out’ of the process” Here is an example of “checking out”… let’s say you find a pertinent (or ...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

The Importance of your “Online Personal Brand”

Your online personal brand, that is how you portray yourself and how others see you, is very important for your networking and job search process. Even if you are not looking for a job, how your brand yourself online matters. Below are a few examples.Networking Scenario: 


coach_tom@sbcglobal.net

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

A common objection I get from unemployed people

“I need a job, who has time to think and write?” I hear this every time I am talking with a client for the first time.  I get it, you’re frustrated, angry, teetering on the edge financially. Still, you aren’t excused from doing the heavy lifting that a job search requires... l...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

A few thoughts on using LinkedIn for career searching and networking

LinkedIn is ubiquitous among professionals and people aspiring to be in the workforce. This is an amazingly useful tool to build connections, keep track of people, and brand yourself.  The following are a few tips on how to use LinkedIn effectively based upon my experiences. Your Picture


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Clement
Weinberger

What’s in a word?

Think about the last publication manuscript that you submitted on a journal website. You entered the type of article, title, author information, abstract and the manuscript files. Then there’s the other stuff that took longer than it should to figure out. I’m talking about the “names of four p...