Author: Wendy Lau

National Experts in Resume Writing & Career Coaching

LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Searching When Unemployed

Let’s make it clear that if you’re unemployed and job searching, you’ll want to be on LinkedIn. A LinkedIn profile allows you to share your recent professional experience and credentials with prospective employers. However, with many job seekers who are unemployed or who have remained unemployed for a lengthy period, there may be hesitation. Unfortunately,…
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SEO Optimized LinkedIn Profile in 7 Steps to Land a Job

How are you going about your job search? There are many options, but the most popular and successful approach leverages social networks. Each day recruiters scour social networks for candidates who meet the needs of job openings. As a job seeker, it’s important that you have an SEO optimized LinkedIn profile to show up in…
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9 Tips to Getting Your LinkedIn Profile to All-Star Rating

LinkedIn continues to play a large role for those job hunting, and it’s critical to have a LinkedIn profile at an All-Star rating. If you don’t know what this means, look at your LinkedIn profile right now. Right beneath the section with your profile photo is “Profile Strength.” When you reach All-Star rating, that means…
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comeback resume

What the Stay-at-Home Parent’s Comeback Resume Needs

Whether it’s been a couple of months or a couple of years since you’ve been out of the workforce after being a stay-at-home parent, making a return comes with its challenges. How do you present value and highlight professional skills for the job in the comeback resume when the last experience to show is time…
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Negotiate Salary

Should You Negotiate Salary When It’s Your First Job Out of College?

When that phone call comes in and you hear the positive news from the employer: “We’d like to extend the job offer to you,” you may feel ecstatic! All the hard work put into job searching, from researching, resume writing, networking, to interviewing has come full circle. You have a job lined up and ready…
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