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Advice Overload-My Advice on Advice

July 3, 2015 by susanneustrom

As a rule, I very seldom ride the train on a weekend.  However, late one  Saturday afternoon, I boarded the train from the city to head home from an all- day marketing training session.  Surprisingly, the train was crowded and seating required everyone to double up.  Since the workshop began early in the morning, I Read More

Accomplishments Never Found on a Resume

March 25, 2015 by susanneustrom

A question I always pose when teaching a resume writing class is, “What accomplishment makes you most proud”?  Since I never indicate that the accomplishment should align with professional experience, I am not surprised with the response to the question.  In fact, I can almost anticipate what everyone will say.  Without hesitation, many relate a Read More

The Value in a Value-driven Resume

January 27, 2015 by susanneustrom

 Writing a resume can be a tedious, almost painful task as you decide how much or how little to share with a potential employer. Developing a resume becomes even more challenging if you are transitioning to a new career and need to demonstrate how your past experience aligns perfectly with the job description, even if Read More

Einstein Had it All Wrong

December 28, 2014 by susanneustrom

Like millions of people all over the world, I was glued to the TV last November watching Nik Wallenda break two Guinness World Records with his daring Skyscraper walks.  If his first attempt was not amazing enough when he walked across the Chicago River at an elevation of 588 feet and rising, he ramped up Read More

Never Give Up -Such Bad Advice

November 26, 2013 by susanneustrom

As a rule, I do not watch television, mostly because I am just too busy and I find most programs to be boring and repetitive.  But for some reason, on a Saturday afternoon, in between vacuuming and dusting, I was drawn to a program about emergency rooms and the daily routine of the medical staff  working Read More

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