The Use of C OLOR on Resumes… dare we? Folks, a new day has dawned. I never thought I’d say it or believe it, but color is here. Hopefully to stay. Way back when I started my resume writing career (10 years ago), color wasn’t used. I was trained by an executive resume writing firm… Read more »

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What to Do if you Don’t Know what you Want to Do        I was talking to my sister recently about her son who is a freshman in college. Now he not so sure he wants to keep his major in Mechanical Engineering, even though it has been his dream for years to design and work… Read more »

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How to Network if You are on the Shy side I am the first to admit that networking with a bunch of strangers is not easy when you are shy. Early in my career, I was in sales (seriously) and would literally have to force myself to cold call. It was daily torture. I finally… Read more »

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40 Diverse Companies These companies are listed as the nations most diverse, being on the forefront of employing women and minorities, celebrating diversity, and creating positive work environments. It’s about time, I say! To view the full list, go here.

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FED EX offers FREE RESUME PRINTING Need your resume printed out? On Tuesday, March 10Federal Express is offering FREE Resume Printing at any one of their 1,600 offices nationwide. Take advantage of this generous offer and save yourself some $$

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The Importance of Learning “The more you learn, the more you earn” — Brian Tracy I heard that quote recently and thought, ‘wow, how true’. I mean, we all know that, right? If you don’t have your high school diploma, you’ll earn more if you get it. Then you earn more when you get your… Read more »

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YOUR BRAND Do you have a brand? Do you solicit it? Do you use it to promote your goods/services? Or are you not really sure what your brand is at all? Don’t worry, if the latter is your answer, you are not alone. Creating a brand for yourself is a fantastic way to ensure you… Read more »

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TOP 10 “GREEN” JOBS A big shout of ‘THANKS’ to Laura DeCarlo of Career Directors International (www.careerdirectors.com) for posting this link from GreenCollarHiring.com. The Top 10 Green Jobs

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REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD OR SHOULD NOT HIRE A RESUME WRITING SERVICE If you live in Michigan, or anywhere else in our country, let’s face it. The economy stinks. People are getting laid off and companies are closing down or outsourcing to other countries practically on a daily basis. So, what good would hiring a… Read more »

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