Job Hopping


Creating a Résumé for a Mom Returning to the Workforce

{Click here to read the original article on The Career Experts.}

I am often contacted by people (oftentimes mothers) who took an extended absence from the workforce to raise children. Those children get older and more self-sufficient; the stay at home moms decide they would like to return to the workplace. Oftentimes these women had good careers, working as attorneys, project managers, analysts, and technology professionals, among many other professions.

They are confounded about how to showcase their skills on their résumés. Read more


6 Tips for Common Resume Problems

{Click here to read the original article on Real Simple.}

When job hunting, your résumé has a way of highlighting little career imperfections in black and white.

Maybe you’ve job-hopped, had a long gap between gigs, or earned a degree that requires explaining (hello, art history majors!).

Is there a way to smooth over these résumé imperfections—without being dishonest? You betcha. Read more


Are Temp, Contract, Consulting Assignments Worthwhile?

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I’m often asked by job seekers whether I think they ought to check out a temporary position instead of waiting to land a new FTE (Full Time Employee) role. While everyone’s situation is different… most of the time my answer is… Yes! Read more


Bridging Gaps in Your Qualifications

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There are two kinds of harmful gaps in a job search. They are a lack of experience and a lack of skills. Both seem like insurmountable barriers because you can’t gain experience without work and it takes time to acquire skills. And yet, there is a way to bridge the gaps so long as you are willing to take off your fuzzy slippers. Read more