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5 Reasons Why You Need A Professional Résumé Writer

Depending on who you ask, Boston’s job market, like much of the country, is either in a free-fall or a transition stage. Either way, you need your name to stand apart in a sea of applicants. If you’ve been on the job hunt for a...

Learn How to Get Noticed in the New Job Market

By Karen Springer, Résumé Expert Words define us. In the business world, unique turns of phrase stand out in a hiring manager’s mind. By adding voice, color, and life to your résumé, you can launch your career where you want it to go. Did You Know? Recruiters...

Get Motivated, Regain Enthusiasm, and Keep Working

It’s been quite awhile since I lasted posted a blog. I just could not get motivated. Some of my loyal followers, eager to read more of my weekly posts on career topics because, well, I’m known as a guru in their eyes, began asking me...

Get Ahead With Manners

A client named Tammie, who lives in the Pacific Northwest, recently told me that no one acts civil anymore, and people use the excuse of “not having time to do it.” She has suffered from severe illness for several years and is now in remission,...

Resume Format Tricks

The Best Tips and Tricks for a Winning Resume Format Many people think that if their resume format is off the wall, they'll magically get an offer on the spot. I've talked many clients that think they'll get a great job just because they used a resume template online with...

Update Skills And Get Ahead With ALISON

One of the most common things I hear from clients when I consult with them is, “I know I need to update skills, but I just don’t have the money or time to go back to school or take a course right now.” And then I...

How To Handle The Wackiest of Interview Questions

When you’ve spent hours researching a company, reading up on their products, learning who the big players are, and seem to do everything right, it can be incredibly frustrating to encounter interview questions that send you floundering. What to do? You aren't the first, nor will...

How To do The Salary Question Dance In Interviews

"They're asking me what salary I want to make on the job, and I haven't even applied yet! Help! How do I answer this? I don't want to price myself out of the market by replying, but I won't get called if I don't tell...