Job Application and Resume Differences

Career Breakthrough Tip #7 shares the differences between a job application and resume. One is a legal document, the other is your marketing profile. Avoid assuming they are the same. In the eye’s of the employer or interviewer they are very different. If you fill out your application out improperly, there may be some serious consequences. In this video, Lynn Dessert, Executive Career Coach, explains the differences between the...

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An Interview with a Recruiter is Important
Aug03

An Interview with a Recruiter is Important

Your relationship with a recruiter before, during and after an interview is important. So important, you might blow your chances to be a viable candidate. You might be wondering why would I care if I blow off a meeting since a recruiter is not the company. Here’s why… This week I spent time with a recruiter and got a sneak peek into her work. She had a phone interview scheduled with a potential candidate for a job. The appointment was...

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Accountability Group for Job Hunters
Jul28

Accountability Group for Job Hunters

Our #6 tip – starting or joining an accountability group for job hunters steps up your job search efforts. Think about how you spend your time – is it productive? If you feel like you are spinning your wheels and not making progress, consider an accountability group. In this video, I discuss the steps for setting up a job accountability group and recommendations for how to structure it.   The support that an...

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Five Missteps in Interviewing- Career Breakthrough Tip #5
Jun08

Five Missteps in Interviewing- Career Breakthrough Tip #5

Do you find yourself fumbling or feeling less confident in your interviews? Perhaps you are stumbling over some common missteps in interviewing. Your job search process will be more successful when you have solid interviewing skills. There are many stories and examples of what to do and not to do in an interview. Today Suzette Smith, a senior Human Resources Professional and I discuss some of the common missteps that occur during the...

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Career Breakthrough Tip #4 Finding a Job in a New City
May09

Career Breakthrough Tip #4 Finding a Job in a New City

Finding a job in a new city makes a job search more complex. The job search is often longer, especially if you do not have a wide network of professional colleagues. While there are some hurdles, you can be successful with the job search process by focusing in on the actions that work best for you. In this video, Career Breakthrough Tip #4, Lynn Dessert discusses some strategies for finding a job in a new city. If you have some more...

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Career Tip #3 Wasting Time on your Resume?

How much time are you wasting worrying about your resume? Job hunters spend way too much time on getting their resume perfect. In this video: Career Tip#3 – Stop Wasting Time on Your Resume, I talk about how much is enough and how much is too much. Once you get a handle on how much time you are spending on your resume and whether or not you need to make some adjustments, here are some additional tips: Lose the Career Objective...

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