Most of us need to keep evolving, or some part of us starts to wither – emotionally, intellectually, physically and/or spiritually.
With all of this innovative thinking, however, who is doing the executing?
More than likely it is you.
CareerTrend Owner Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter shares a bit about her background as well as discusses current executive resume strategies.
My husband and I are avid boaters who live on a lake. Our fleet of boats over the past 11 years has included three sailboats and a Four Winns power boat we dubbed Pilar, a homage to Ernest Hemingway. We currently are in transition, having sold Pilar as we prepare to invest in our next […]
While once a junior-player in career communications, your LinkedIn profile now reigns supreme in job search.
It can be overwhelming when putting words onto the blank page. But also easy. All you need is a laptop or tablet and to begin tapping keys. You don’t even have to know how to type; hunt and peck still works for some. Have a thought, extract it from your mind through to your fingers […]
The idea of a slimmer, more toned body spurs me to try on new habits and behaviors. I: start a new exercise routine; become more resourceful in food prep; actively resist temptation, replacing unhealthy snacks with a sumptuous book or by engaging in a body-fueling, light-hearted activity. It’s not always about the food; grapple with […]
Whether you are an executive actively exploring a career transition or you passively are seeing what’s out there, the desire to jump ship likely is motivated by one thing: “finding career joy.” This may sound a bit squishy to some. You likely are well compensated and live a fairly comfortable lifestyle. It might seem that this […]
This week’s Top Tip for executives reinvigorating their executive resume is to slow down and go deep into your thought archives before writing your critical career story. Without considerable introspection and layers of thought work related to the ultimate goal of preparing a focused, meaningful and compelling story, your resume will fall flat, like a cake without […]
“Truth is like beauty; it lies in the mind of the beholder” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom While concepts and strategies for building a hard-working executive resume abound, the absolute truth about executive resume writing is less clear. Some career experts suggest otherwise, admonishing fleshier resumes and advising you must write so tight that not only does […]