A Well Presented Resume

Resumeby Genevieve Ward

As a Career Coach I often ask business owners, “When hiring staff what do you look for in a resume?”  Some common responses include: legible, not too long, free of typos and meets the job requirements.  In my recruitment experience I found that well presented information about the person’s skills, experience and qualifications certainly made my job easier when reviewing resumes.

So, how do you structure your resume to make sure you get the call to interview?  Here’s three tips to get you started. Continue reading “A Well Presented Resume”

Telling Your Story

Creating YourselfPeople love to hear what you’re up to.  Everyone’s got a story to tell.  How do you make it work well for you?

When I set up my career coaching business in 2012 I was so busy mastering basic bookkeeping that not much thought was given to my business branding.  I was good a working through my lists, setting up resources and planning how to market, but I hadn’t considered my message about what I do. Continue reading “Telling Your Story”

Book Review: How to Find Fulfilling Work by Roman Krznaric

Fulfilling Work PicSynopsis: The desire for fulfilling work is one of the great aspirations of our age and this inspirational book reveals how one might make it a reality.  It explores the competing claims we face for money and status while doing something meaningful and in tune with our talents.  Drawing on wisdom about work that is to be found in sociology, psychology, history and philosophy, Roman Krznaric sets out a practical and innovative guide to negotiating the labyrinth of choices, overcoming the fear of change, and finding a career that makes you thrive. Continue reading “Book Review: How to Find Fulfilling Work by Roman Krznaric”