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Is Your Resume a “Marketing Animal?”

Is Your Resume a “Marketing Animal?”
photo: shinyshiny.tv By Robert P. Poindexter It was around 5 o’clock in the morning, cold and blustery, the way you would expect it to be in Southwestern Pennsylvania the day after Thanksgiving. Snow drifts that had started gathering several weeks ago were now 4 to 5 feet deep, and the prevailing...

Job Search Angst: Like Clouds Mounting Before a Storm

Job Search Angst: Like Clouds Mounting Before a Storm
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter In collaboration with my colleague and Career Collective co-founder, Miriam Salpeter, and a group of prolific careers bloggers and friends, I introduce my October article contribution. This month’s collective topic is Halloween-themed: How do you avoid scary career / resume...

Shining Your Resume “In the Rough”

Yesterday, I was invited to participate in a Six-Figure Hotline event with Dave Opton, ExecuNet founder and author of Six-Figure Learnings. During this lively, 1-hour chat with 40 ExecuNet members, a plethora of career management related questions percolated. Our overall goal, help ease the members’ job...

The ‘UN-COVER’ Letter

The ‘UN-COVER’ Letter
By Robert P. Poindexter I love my local bookstore. Walking down each aisle, I look at one book after another, usually only stopping to review those books that catch my eye, either because of the title or because of the cover picture or a graphic that piques my interest. While there are certain books I seek...

Think hard before shucking your job search to “go it alone!”

Over at G.L. Hoffman’s blog, What Would Dad Say (WWDS), I was delighted to read Seth Godin’s guest post today. You know, he’s the marketing guru and author of Purple Cow and Tribes and other innovative books on transforming your business or steering substantive change. In today’s WWDS...

Deep Fried Stories

INGREDIENTS TO A MENU-TRANSFORMING RESUME Everyone who ever has held a job has had an opportunity to provide a key ingredient to an item on the company’s menu of products or services. Even at the most basic level, your contribution impacted the zest of a project’s results – its quality, its efficiency...
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