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Beware of Resume-Writing Scams: Protect Your Career and Wallet

A client was recently contacted by a “recruiter” about an attractive job opportunity. Upon submitting their resume, the recruiter said it wasn’t “ATS compliant.” Of course, the recruiter knew a resume-writing service that could revise it. Urgently. My client immediately contacted me. This is never a message I like to receive. Did I do something

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Entrepreneurs Entering the Corporate World: How to Tackle the Elephants

Entrepreneurship is hard. It requires a great deal of hard and soft skills. Titanium resolve. Dogged tenacity. Unwavering faith. At first glance, it makes sense to create a resume that screams, “Hey! I’m an entrepreneur!” Think of all the good things you get from an entrepreneur! But there are a few big red flags that

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Why a Picture Worth a Thousand Words on Social Media has Negative Value on a Resume

You’ve scoured the internet for resume templates, and the infographic-style ones with photos captivated you. I’m with you. Eye-catching! And, if you live in the Middle East (except for Israel), China, certain parts of the EU, Greece, or Argentina, a photo template works great. However, in the United States and most other countries excluded from

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Under the Radar: How to Refresh Your LinkedIn Profile Without Alerting Your Employer

In a constantly evolving job market, professionals must be prepared to adapt and explore new opportunities. Whether you’re considering a career change or simply keeping your options open, updating your LinkedIn profile is a crucial step in your job search journey. If you’re currently employed but launching a job search, you might be wondering, “Can

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LinkedIn’s #OpentoWork feature is a great way to say, “Help! I’m desperate!”

Imagine you’re trying to sell your house. You’ve listed on all the popular real estate sites, but the only sign you could find to hang out front says, “Desperate to Sell!” in big, bold, green letters. It’s an attention grabber, for sure, but does it inspire confidence in buyers and compel them to make you

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