Archive | March, 2013

Grounding Yourself in the Resume-Writing Process

Content from our resume-writing partner,  Great Resumes Fast: About GreatResumesFast.comWhen writing resumes during the job seeking process, does it sometimes feel like you’ve become a robot of sorts? Like you’re simply writing the same resume over and over again without any real meaning behind it? It’s very possible that you could develop a disconnect of […]

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2013 Ultimate You Mindfest Starts Today

Just a quick reminder that the Ultimate You Mindfest, hosted by Paul Scheele, begins this morning. Today’s session is about how to increase your income and overcome limiting beliefs about money. One new Mindfest session will be posted each day of this week. Each audio session can be streamed for free for about 24 hours after […]

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A Cover-Letter Opener That Grabs the Reader

Content from our resume-writing partner,  Great Resumes Fast: About GreatResumesFast.com  Many job seekers fail to thoughtfully consider the importance of the cover letter introduction.  It’s often viewed as just another paragraph among many in the document. But in reality, the cover letter introduction holds significant weight. In fact, it can be the determining factor in […]

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Data Has No Power Over You

Here’s a 6-minute infographic video on wealth distribution in the USA (I suggest you watch it first before reading the rest of this short post): I know this video is imbued with a fear-based mentality, but looking beyond the attitude, I find the stats inspiring. It shows that each individual has a tremendous potential for […]

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Guest Post: 5 Reasons Your Business Card Still Matters

In a world where meetings happen in cyberspace and a small business’s new marketing campaign is more likely to involve tweets than billboards, few ‘old school’ ways of conducting business have survived unscathed. The business card is a humble exception. Although plenty of digital methods of storing and transferring contacts exist, there is still no […]

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Fake Amazon Page is the Best Resume Stunt Ever

ince this terrible recession started, we’ve been hearing about clever gimmicks that desperate jobseekers are trying to get themselves noticed. We’ve heard about people standing at a busy intersection with a “Job Wanted” sign and the guy in Seattle who took out a sign on the side of a city bus. People have tried to stand out by delivering pizzas and baked goods to recruiters (with their resume pasted inside the box cover.) There’s even a guy who offered two plane tickets to Hawaii for whoever found him his next job.

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Passion Finds You

“Do what you love and the money will follow.”

How often have you heard advice like this? Find work that you are passionate about, and the rest of your career – and possibly, your life – will fall into place.

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