Have you ever been in the middle of a conversation and found yourself distracted by the number of times a person says, “umm” or “do you know what I mean?” It starts out somewhat funny, but quickly becomes an annoyance.
Lately, many collegiate level courses teaching Internet, business office software packages, and general computer technology has included a unit on LinkedIn and resume writing to enable students to job search.
Do you have a mentor? With the start of a new year and an improving economy, it may be a good time to evaluate your current career path and make some decisions about where you are headed. Rather than assuming things are greener in other pastures, it might be helpful to get some advice from someone who has been there, done that.
Even while channels proliferate to communicate your passions, position and career preferences, the resume remains firm as your calling card and one of the essential documents that helps you define who you are, what you do and the value you bring to the table.
A part of my HR Consulting business is career coaching. One of the things that I hear frequently when candidates are interviewing for jobs is, “I’m worth more than that.” I really need to share and clarify the difference in thinking between you and your employer about your worth.