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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

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

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

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