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How to Bullet-Proof Your Career During Uncertain Times (2)

How to Bullet-Proof Your Career During Uncertain Times

What we can expect in the months to come is anyone’s guess, but there is no question that ...

How to Know Which Skills to Write in a Resume

If you’re a savvy job seeker, you already know that your resume isn’t about you; it’s about what ...
How to Write a Resume: Sound Advice Careers

How to Write a Resume

Here’s how many job seekers update their resumes: They add their most recent credentialsThey make it chronologicalThey worry ...
Getting on The Radar: Sound Advice Careers

Getting on the Radar

Your network is – without question – your strongest tool. Grow it, nurture it, and give to it ...

How to Write a Cover Letter for a Resume​

In general, a recruiter - internal or external - will only read your cover letter after they’ve reviewed your resume ...

How to Ace an Interview

Whether it’s your first interview ever, or it’s been a few years since you went through the hiring ...

The Secret to Networking With Important People

No matter where you are in your career journey, you’ve probably peeked around your industry at some point ...
Getting the Right References: Sound Advice Careers

Getting the Right References

When it comes to the job search, references are typically more about validating a company’s decision rather than ...
Getting Your Resume to the Top of the Pile - Without Being Pushy: Sound Advice Careers

Getting Your Resume to the Top of the Pile – Without Being Pushy

Getting to the top of the pile is hard. Every job listing you see online is bound to ...
4 Ways to Optimize Linkedin to Get Ahead in Your Job Search_Sound Advice Careers

4 Ways to Optimize Linkedin to Get Ahead in Your Job Search

It’s no surprise to learn that employers are Googling you. When they Google you, they get a lot ...

Why You Need a Dedicated Work Space

There are plenty of reasons why professionals need their own work space, and it’s not just for when ...
Building Your Professional Toolkit: Sound Advice Careers

Building Your Professional Toolkit

If you’ve never thought about your professional toolkit before, then maybe this can help you get started. The ...

Job Security vs. Career Security

Job security is what so many of us dream about: being able to focus on work without worrying ...
I Have the Degree and the Job Why Aren’t I Happy: Sound Advice Careers

I Have the Degree and the Job – Why Aren’t I Happy?

We live in a bit of a career-obsessed culture. You got the degree and have the job, yet ...

Jason’s Story

My name is Jason and I own a recruiting company. For the last 18 years, I’ve spent my ...

Career Question: Should You Launch a Home-Based Business?

Late-career professionals can turn the knowledge they gained during their careers and lives into a successful home-based business. ...
​Searching for a New Job Without Risking the One You Have: Sound Advice Careers

​Searching for a New Job Without Risking the One You Have

Sweaty palms. Racing heart. Paranoid thoughts. Covert communications. Secret calls in the middle of the day. Living in ...
​Protecting Yourself from Career Burnout: Sound Advice Careers

​Protecting Yourself from Career Burnout

Career burnout is a real concern for many. Constantly on the go, without free time to unwind, we ...
10 Time Management Tips: Sound Advice Careers

10 Time Management Tips

Time is finite. There are only so many hours in a day (24), week (168) or month (720). ...

The Secret to Finding The Perfect Job For You

Do you ever go from job to job or industry to industry and think, “It’s impossible to find ...
Why Bullet Points Matter: Sound Advice Careers

Why Bullet Points Matter

This is the harsh reality: when it comes to submitting a resume and cover letter, you only have ...
Meaningful Connections on LinkedIn: Sound Advice Careers

Building Meaningful Connections on LinkedIn

When it comes to networking – either in person or via technology – what you get out of ...
Change Starts With You: Sound Advice Careers

Change Starts With You

You can’t be who you want to be and who you are at the same time. When you ...
4 Ways to Optimize Linkedin to Get Ahead in Your Job Search_Sound Advice Careers

Maximizing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn offers a pretty basic formula to create your profile foundation. A fair bit of groundwork is initially required, ...
Facing Your Fears: Sound Advice Careers

Facing Your Fears

The number one hindrance to most people’s success is themselves. So often we know the way; we know ...
Research During Job Search: Sound Advice Careers

The Value of Research in Your Job Search

Before you turn in your notice and send your previous job packing, you need to spend a lot ...
Never Stop Networking: Sound Advice Careers

Never Stop Networking

In the not-so-distant past, it was enough to show up on time, do good work, collect a paycheck, ...
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