Category: Career Advice

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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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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The Best Graduation Gift Is A Resume

The best gift I have ever received was a professionally written resume. Although I asked for cash for my graduation gift, my beloved late father Don Goodman (founder of About Jobs) gave me a different kind of paper. It was my first professionally written resume and while it wasn’t what I asked for, it’s proven to be…
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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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New Job Counteroffer

Do You Accept the New Job Offer or Counteroffer from Your Current Employer?

Just when you thought you’ll soon have a new job to settle into, your current employer comes back to you with a tempting counteroffer to keep you on the job. It may be a higher salary, a new job title, additional perks to the job, and the list can go on. So, do you move…
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