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Past articles by Michele:

6 statistics that will change the way you apply to jobs

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed because your job search isn’t going well, but it’s important to keep in mind these six statistics. → Read More

What font should you use on your resume?

The font will determine the vibe of your document, so it’s extremely important that the connotation of the font correlates with that of the job. → Read More

This application technique might be hurting your chances of landing a job

If you use your LinkedIn profile to apply to a job, there’s a high chance that you’re not catering it and adjusting it to each position. → Read More

1 common job search tactic that doesn't work

We live in an age where you can apply to hundreds of jobs with the click of a button, but doing so is one common job search tactic that doesn’t work. → Read More

What you should know about applying for jobs this holiday season

Regardless of your employment status or what you’re considering for your next career move, here are a few things you should know this holiday season. → Read More

Why a flashy resume won't get you the job

A flashy resume won’t get you the job, because resumes that are focused on visual appearance rarely have the right information. → Read More

4 quick tips to put together an outfit for the office in a hurry

It doesn’t have to take a lot of time, and swapping out a few items in your wardrobe will make a huge difference in how you look and feel. → Read More

4 items you can leave off your resume

If someone knows your basic information such as your name along with your line of work or your city, chances are that you will be very easy to find. → Read More

3 signs that it's time to take something off of your resume

It's important to consider the question of when is it time to take something off of your resume. If it doesn’t serve a purpose, it’s time to take it off. → Read More

3 things that will make your resume more effective

When you’re trying to make your resume effective, including nontraditional work experiences such as volunteer work can give you a big advantage → Read More

4 ways to enhance your online footprint as an entrepreneur

The more information you can use to frame yourself as a trusted business professional, the better. This will help you build trust in yourself. → Read More

4 reasons to add your side hustle to your resume

As you start writing your resume, think about what you want others to learn about you, what you care about, and what you have accomplished. → Read More

3 strategies to help you make the most out of your performance review

It can seem scary to approach your boss about a performance review, but performance reviews can be powerful tools to help you grow in your career. → Read More

When is it time to take something off your resume?

I typically recommend including about 10-20 years of experience on a resume. Including information that’s older than that is often not worth it. → Read More

How to land the job you're overqualified for

If an employer sees you as overqualified, their concerns might be that the compensation won’t be enough to keep you in the role. → Read More

3 signs it's time to hire a professional resume writer

First off, let’s acknowledge the fact that writing your resume is a very difficult task. It’s not something that most people are educated about in school. → Read More

4 strategies to help you stay motivated at work

It can be difficult to stay motivated when you know that a break is right around the corner. Sometimes we all need a little help to stay motivated at work. → Read More

5 ways to improve your Linkedin profile in 10 minutes or less

If you’re stumped on how to reach out to someone about writing you a LinkedIn recommendation, try phrasing it with something along these lines: → Read More

3 mistakes you're probably making on your resume

Whether you’ve created your resume on your own or acquired help, there are three mistakes you’re probably making on your resume. Don’t get scared. → Read More

The top 4 questions I get asked as a professional resume writer

There are a lot of questions that get asked repeatedly, but these four questions are among the most common questions I get. → Read More