About: Georgia Adamson
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Recent Posts by Georgia Adamson
Search online for phrases such as “resumes are dead,” and you’ll find a long list of links related to this topic. The subject of resumes and their relevance—or lack thereof—stirs up fear, anxiety, discouragement, and other negative reactions among job seekers. This raises more than one question, however, and if you’re considering a job search, […]
First, do you even have a job search elephant in the room? Are you sure? Basically, the concept refers to an obvious problem no one wants to talk about. What does that mean in relation to your job search activity? For example, you might realize you have an issue, but you’re trying to ignore it. […]
If you’re deciding what movie to go to or what to have for lunch, the possible down-side of a poor choice probably doesn’t amount to much. On the other hand, when your job search or career success is at stake, choices become much more critical. In terms of your resume, that means you must communicate […]
You could create your resume so that it’s filled with impressive-sounding words. For example: “Highly skilled, resourceful manager with exceptional leadership skills and proven ability to solve complex problems.” What’s wrong with that? Meaningless, often generalized, wording tends to put readers to sleep! Why does the above statement fall flat? It doesn’t actually say much when […]
“Really? Just 3 things?” you might be asking. And you’re right—a successful job search needs much more than three things going for it. However, I recently gave some thought to aspects of job searching that you might not have considered before, and I wanted to share them in case they help you develop a different […]
Recent Comments by Georgia Adamson
- June 25, 2017 on Self Promotion in Your Resume: It’s a GOOD Idea!
- June 16, 2017 on Resume or LinkedIn Profile? You Need Both
- April 6, 2016 on C’mon, are you really worth what you charge people?