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CV Writing Tips to Get Noticed

By |2018-07-11T03:58:11+00:00July 5th, 2018|Resume|

Thanks to Lucy Wyndham for a guest post with super CV writing tips! See her bio below. -Coach Wolfgang The average job opening in the U.S. attracts around 250 applicants, according to EBI, yet recruiters spend only six seconds looking at each resume. Management level posts can be even more competitive, which is why obtaining professional [...]

12 Steps to Create the Best Resume for Work

By |2017-07-06T05:15:28+00:00July 5th, 2017|Resume|

Thanks to Abhyank Srinet for his guest blog helping you create the best resume. See his bio below. - Coach Wolfgang An effective job resume can go a long way in making a good first impression. With HR managers being inundated with hundreds if not thousands of resumes for even mid-level job posts, it is [...]

5 Best Kept Secrets on How to Write a Resume

By |2017-07-18T15:14:51+00:00June 14th, 2017|Job Search, Resume|

I don’t know many people who enjoy writing a resume. Usually it’s the last thing we want to do and we procrastinate to the very last minute. Instead of thinking about your resume as a drag, consider it the beginning of a conversation with your new job. Here’s a strategy on the best kept secrets [...]

6 Steps to Writing the Perfect ‘Cover Letter’ for Any Job

By |2017-05-31T14:26:12+00:00May 30th, 2017|Job Search, Resume|

Thanks to Elizabeth Heron for her guest blog. Brief bio is below. – Coach Wolfgang When writing the perfect cover letter for any job, being concise is the key. Especially in today’s information age, where the reader is inundated with information, everyone wants to get to the point. A resume is supposed to be a [...]

Is Your Resume Holding You Back?

By |2017-04-21T18:07:14+00:00February 2nd, 2017|Job Search, Resume|

Searching for a new job can be frustrating, especially when you are sending in your resume but not getting many call backs. Don't fret... test yourself! In other words, let's take an empirical approach to finding a solution. Here are four tactics for figuring out if your resume is holding you back: Establish a baseline [...]

7 CV secrets every college senior needs to know

By |2017-04-21T18:08:00+00:00November 14th, 2016|Job Search, Resume|

This is a fantastic list of tips for recent grads to apply to their CV! Thanks to Kate Maurice for sharing. -Coach Wolfgang Teenage period and then studentship are the most challenging stages in our lives. Being a teenager, your main task is to study well and survive these years unscathed. Being a student, your [...]

5 Steps You Must Take Today for a Better Future Career Path

By |2017-04-21T18:16:54+00:00September 8th, 2015|Career Change, Resume|

We all want to create a better future career, right? In my experience with clients, I've yet to meet someone who would like their career to go backwards - make less money, less growth opportunity, etc. If you agree then are you taking the right steps to move your career forward? Many of my clients [...]

Who needs a resume anymore?

By |2017-04-21T18:17:35+00:00August 11th, 2015|Resume|

Dear Coach Wolfgang, Is the resume a thing of the past? Thanks for the question. Lately, I've been hearing people I respect dismiss the resume as an irrelevant tool in today's electronic and online age. The argument says that all a candidate needs today is a LinkedIn profile. Let's look at that statement. I think [...]

When to Hire a Professional Resume Writer

By |2017-04-21T18:18:13+00:00May 7th, 2015|Resume|

Your resume is an important marketing tool and often your first introduction to an employer. The employer’s evaluation of your skills as presented on your resume is the key to getting an interview. You may be the ideal candidate for a job, but if you can’t convey that via the words on your resume, then [...]

Making Your Job Application Stand Out

By |2017-04-21T18:19:33+00:00February 13th, 2015|Job Search, Resume|

We all have unique gifts or talents that we bring with us to a new job. These might include: tangible skills (i.e. how to utilize a specific piece of software) intangible skills (i.e. fast learning agility) personal characteristics (i.e. strong work ethic) When you are looking for a new job and combing through bullet after [...]