Posts tagged “Employment”

Current and Future Resume Trends

As I mentioned in an earlier blog post; the word "Resumé" is a North American term coined from the Latin and French words meaning “re-take” and “summary.” It is the word we’ve chosen to define the document which summarizes one’s education, profession and related experiences.   As the world migrates to a digital business community, resume writing has begun to lag behind, sticking to the more staid resume conventions featuring lengthy objective statements and overly flowery language that perhaps lacks real [...]

How to successfully work from home

Working at home has become increasingly popular these days, and it is also a good option for working moms who want to manage their professional and personal lives. The problem is that being home can get very distracting. Because of that, this article offers some tips to help you figure out how to use your home office as a place to earn money. In addition, there are many people nowadays who are either starting their own business or private [...]

How to re-invent yourself and your career | Resume Target

In the MaRs Discovery District atrium, men and women of all ages are abuzz and conversing while they sip on wine and snack on things like ahi tuna on crackers. People from all walks of life are gathered today to hear Ben Casnocha, one of “America’s best young entrepreneurs”, speak about his new book “The Start-Up of You.”Casnocha co-wrote this book with LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman after meeting him years ago and realizing that they had an immediate synergy [...]

How to make your cover letter stand out | Resume Target

Have you tried just about everything to find the job you’ve been waiting for? Well, it’s time for you to rethink your job search strategy. It’s not enough to just put together a resume and cover letter for the hiring managers anymore. People want to see more from you these days. If you’re still using that same template for your cover letter and not customizing it to fit the job you’re applying for, you need to get serious. Like every [...]

Why Counter Offers Are Good (except for headhunters)

Have you been promised a promotion or salary increase?  Have you been told that the fresh challenge you’ve been craving – and worked hard for - is just around the corner?  More importantly, is it now six months or a year since those opportunities were outlined – but they have yet to materialize? Many employees find themselves in a situation where their company has repeatedly promised to take care of them, however after months of waiting, it can begin to [...]