I publish new articles each Tuesday on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report “On Careers” Blog. Topics run the gamut of the entire job hunting process, including strategy, resume and LinkedIn profile crafting, interview preparation, networking in-person and online, compensation negotiation, and more.
Many of my articles have also appeared on: Yahoo!, Yahoo! Finance, AOL Jobs, Huffington Post, Business Insider, and elsewhere.
Below are links to my articles, arranged topically by tab. I hope you will find the general information and tips I share to have value for you!
If you would like more specific advice about your own job hunt, I’d be happy to speak with you to discuss the value of my one-to-one coaching services and to chart a path with you about how we can most effectively work together.
Successful job hunters embrace the challenges of the task with a hopeful and optimistic attitude. That’s why I end every article with these words:
Put a little pep in your job hunt this season. Read the article.
Several websites can help with crafting topnotch resumes, if you use them right. Read the article.
What is the most effective way to get a job? Read the article for the best job seeking tips.
Effective messaging is essential to a successful job search. Read the article to learn how to create the best LinkedIn profile.
Strive to blow interviewers away instead of boring them. Read the article to learn how to craft your Personal Branding Statement.
It’s not enough to create a static profile that passively sits online. Read the article to learn how to leverage LinkedIn Groups.
Social networking is important, but you must also learn how to meet contacts face-to-face at a networking event. Read the article.
Use resume verbs to entice an employer to keep reading. Read the article.
Tips to turn job hunters into conscientious networkers. Read the article to improve your networking skills.
Settle your interview jitters before meeting with potential employers. Read the article.
All employers take their needs into account before considering yours. What are interviewers looking for? Read the article to find out.
This is the time of year to review how job searching affects your finances. Read the article for tax tips for job hunters.
Have you ever heard that a company is looking for the right fit in a job candidate? Read the article.
Think of the job-search as a job itself. It could up your productivity as a job seeker. Read the article.
Scary though it may be, negotiating salary is an expected part of hiring. Read the article.
Crucial tips for job hunters seeking success. Read the article to learn how to have a great interview.
Any hiring manager worth his salt will make these types of queries. Read the article for questions to expect at a job interview.
Let the phone and camera showcase your initiative to recruiters. Read the article.
Some of the best opportunities are cloistered. Read the article to learn how to find hidden jobs.
Key snafus on this all-important document can turn off employers. Read the article to avoid resume red flags.
Out with the old and in with the new. Read the article to learn how to craft your own personal branding statement.
Candidates who don’t prepare sabotage their chances. Read the article to get ready for the big interview.
It’s time to roll up your sleeves and take your career to the next level. Read the article to learn how to revise your resume for the New Year.
If you want to work with a headhunter, you must understand the nature of a recruiter’s role and their company. Read the article.
End this year on a productive high note. Read the article to learn what to do during your December job hunt.
A few lessons on job searching from our 16th president. Read the article to learn how to get that great job.
Be smart about how you use this indispensable tool. Read the article to learn how to use LinkedIn for your job hunt.
Not everyone is cut out for building a business. Read the article.
Advice for the tongue-tied individual at any stage of a job search. Read the article to get out of your job search rut.
Don’t just find a job. Find the right job for career advancement. Read the article.
Turn the job interview into a conversation rather than a test. Read the article.
You’re unemployed. These bad deeds will ensure you stay that way. Read the article to learn how to finish your job hunt.
Plans for career development have to start before senior year. Read the article to learn about landing a job after college.
Your thank you note has more sway than you think. Read the article to learn how to follow-up.
Informational interviews are an effective way to build a business network. Read the article.
Recruiters want to build a rep for handling clients and candidates with integrity. Read the article.
Understand a headhunter’s role in your job search. Read the article to learn about working with recruiters.
Simple rules for organizing your search that every job hunter should know. Read the article.
Stop getting stumped by interview questions. Read the article.
Ask these outstanding questions at the end of your job interview. Read the article.
You’d be surprised the punch a good tweet may have. Read the article to learn how to use Twitter to job hunt.
A few tricks for showcasing your years of experience as an advantage. Read the article to get interview tips for older job seekers.
Nail your next phone interview by meeting these goals. Read the article.
What to do when you’re down on yourself and your job hunt. Read the article.
Craft a resume that accentuates your skills, not your age. Read the article to get resume tips for older job seekers.
A well-executed STAR format makes your resume a rousing story. Read the article.
Showcase your talent and qualifications on your LinkedIn profile for the next lurking headhunter. Read the article.
How to avoid padding your resume or embellishing on your interview during your job hunt. Read the article.
Both are important to the job search and they shouldn’t be carbon copies. Read the article.
Giving and receiving LinkedIn recommendations are an integral part of the job hunt.Read the article.
The true keys to move and shake effectively. Read the article.
Sloppy written communication skills could be killing your job chances. Read the article.
During an interview you were asked something you shouldn’t have been asked. What to do now? Read the article.
Both verbal and nonverbal communication crucial to landing the job. Read the article.
Four tips for developing one of the most beneficial relationships of your career. Read the article.
Job hunters should pay attention to the grocery store’s business strategy. Read the article.
The info you should know before going into an interview. Read the article.
Have you ever wanted to get inside the head of a headhunter? Read the article.
Rehearse an intelligent, thoughtful answer to this classic interview query. Here’s the link.
It’s easy to destroy your chances if you mistakenly believe these myths to be reality. Get the facts here.
Those workers with the most experience often meet the greatest resistance in a job search. Learn what steps you can take to alleviate a hiring manager’s fear of hiring you here.
Getting hired is about more than matching your abilities with a job’s requirements. Read the article here.
Don’t lose the job offer based on the careless words of others. Read the article.
Does the company have a sterling reputation, or a soiled one? Read the article.
Be critical of this new job opportunity. Read this article here.
Survey results prove social networks are now necessary in a job search. Read more here.
When you submit a résumé, you have to impress more than the hiring manager. Read more here.
Take a step back to consider the overall message you’re trying to convey. Read more here.
A well-written letter will always have these fur components. Read the article here.
Questions to ask if you’ve started a job hunt or have been searching for a while. Read it here.
A foolproof strategy to make job fairs effective. Read the article.
LinkedIn is a tool. The more you use it, the more useful it becomes. Read the article.
Tips for answering open-ended interview questions. Read the article.
If you look at your review as a call to action, the criticism may be easier to swallow. Read the article.
Present your unique qualities, skills and personality wrapped in a bow of professional perfection. Read the article.
Six resolutions to help you refocus and recalibrate your job search in 2014. Read the article.
This is a good time to assess your job search. Read the article.
When you keep these illusions in mind you may demystify job search strategies. Read the article.
A plan for making yourself as marketable as possible, despite a period of unemployment. Read the article.