Yearly Archives: 2011

The Vanishing “Hard Hat” Job

Five weeks before the end of semester, and my friend’s 17-year old is having an existential crisis. It’s the same crisis many of you have had: it’s about study, work and work/life balance. What he’s going to do next, why … Continue reading

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How to Avoid an All-Nighter When They Ask for Your Resumé at Short Notice

You have a broad span of experience. You’ve been sending your resumé out diligently for weeks. You’ve tailored your resumé every time you’ve submitted it (or not). Today your agency presented you with a golden opportunity and asked for your … Continue reading

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Seven Objections (Part 4): “If I Leave Something Out, They Won’t Pick Me”

The last three of the seven objections voice concerns about scope and level of detail in your Profile section: 5. I want the employer to see all my expertise (and up front is the only good place) 6. How will … Continue reading

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