What Every Executive Needs to Know About Handling A Layoff

Handling a Layoff

Although we may like to think that we are always in control of our careers, sometimes unforeseen circumstances take us for a loop. One such circumstance is that of an executive layoff. The good news is, in most cases, you should know ahead of time that you are on the executive layoff list. This gives…

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6 Ways to Ensure The Cover Letter You Write Is Read

Writing a great cover letter that is specific to each job search application is a must in today’s career marketplace. Using a one-size-fits-all, general cover letter for all your applications and communications is not an effective means to uniquely presenting yourself in a job search. The following six cover letter tips will help you write…

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Written Your Recession Ready Resume Yet?

recession ready resume

You can’t write your resume like you normally do when there is still a lot of uncertainty out there with volatile conditions for both businesses and job seekers alike. Nope. Right now you need a recession ready resume. “What’s that?”, you ask. Well, this style of resume not only needs to include your measurable achievements…

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Create an Ageism-Proof Resume

ageism-proof resume

“How many 55-year-olds did you hire when you were 35?” This is a question I’ll pose to a frustrated older job seeker when they tell me that they are most certainly being discriminated against in their job search because of their age. The question stops them in their tracks. So what is your answer? How…

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Economy-Proof Your Career

Hi everyone! Welcome to this final episode of the Pretend You’re Fired Today podcast series. It has been such a joy sharing and engaging with you each week. I sincerely hope you’ve found the information we’ve discussed over these last 52 episodes to be valuable – it certainly will be if it helps you save…

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