Accomplishments Never Found on a Resume

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

Three Important New Year Resolution Questions

January 1, 2015 by susanneustrom

Once again, it is time to resolve to do more of something, less of something, or break away from something.  More than likely, your intent is to change and a new year gives you an opportunity to have a fresh start.  As with every New Year, you know this will finally be the one to Read More

Pitch the Elevator Speech for Something Better

June 13, 2014 by susanneustrom

Networking, everyone is doing it.  Networking can either be exhilarating because you have an opportunity to meet new people or networking can be a drudgery that saps your energy and leaves you ready to run for the door.  At one time, early in my career, the thought of entering a room full of strangers sent Read More

Does this vision make my BUT look too big?

October 11, 2013 by susanneustrom

Of course, you can always justify your decision by adding more and more obstacles to your long list of “But I can’t do it because…”. That way it is not really your fault for not transforming your big vision to reality.

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