Is Your Resume Idiot-Proof? Why Being Qualified Is Not Enough…

Written by Lisa Rangel, Executive Resume Writer I mean no offense to my recruiting brethren with my title heading. (I am a former recruiter for those who do not know.) We are certainly not idiots. Just overwhelmed. Job seekers need to know that corporate and search firm recruiters are overwhelmed with resumes and communications from candidates […]

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Best Job Search Advice I Ever Received? Pretend You’re Fired Today….

Few years ago, a good friend of mine gave me this piece of advice after she had been released from a position unexpectedly. Senior managers can get let go if they do not share in the management philosophy leadership promotes or believe in the plans the company is implementing to grow. Being fired is not […]

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Defining Your Search When Returning To Work

Written by Lisa Rangel, Executive Resume Writer You have decided that it is time to get back into the “outside” workforce…Note that I do not say “real” work force because the hardest and most real job there out there is being a stay-at-home parent. My husband was a stay-at-home dad for 7 years and there were […]

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How To Have The Right Job Find You

Written by Lisa Rangel, Executive Resume Writer Make no mistake. Being found by the right job is not a passive job search tactic. Eliminate from your mind the vision of a job seeker sipping margaritas on the deck waiting for recruiters to call. There is a lot of work and thought that the job seeker must […]

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Are you Sabotaging Your Job Search? – 7 Assumptions That Kill Your Mojo!

Written by Lisa Rangel, Executive Resume Writer (1) I submitted to the job posting online and they must not be interested. They may not be. But my money is on the fact they probably never read it, given the volume of resumes received. Do not assume you have been rejected. To be rejected, your resume has […]

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