Author Archives: Dana Leavy-Detrick

A Solid Exit Strategy: 5 Tips to Help You Go from Employee to Self-Employed

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Want to transition from traditional employee to self-employed? Do you have a solid exit strategy?

Get started by thinking about these five important tips…   

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Freelancing: A Viable Alternative to the Traditional Career You Expected?

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While a full-time job may be the target of your job search, it’s worthwhile to examine the opportunities available to you through freelance or consulting work.

Let’s take a look at the some of the high’s, low’s, and gotta-know’s to help you decide if freelancing is right for you…   

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3 Tips to Help Improve Your Job Interview Performance Right Now

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A solid resume is the foundation of a successful job search, but your job interview performance is the real determinant in whether or not you receive the offer.

Here are three quick tips that will help your job interview performance…   

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The Post-Interview Follow Up: Timing and Other Rules of Thumb

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Whether you just had a phone conversation or an in-person meeting. So what should be your top priority now? The post-interview follow up.

That’s right: a letter to the interviewer(s) thanking them for their time, and also reaffirming your interest in and qualifications for the role…   

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A Winning Formula for Writing a Career Change Cover Letter

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a career change cover letter should make the connection between the skill and experience-based qualifications in your resume, and your interest and relevance to the particular role, organization, and industry at hand.

This can be particularly important for career changers looking to illustrate why they’re making a change…   

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The Descriptive Keywords that Make Your Resume More Powerful

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The point of the resume is to make a solid first impression. But doing so requires strong, descriptive keywords that effectively market your experience.

No hiring manager wants to read a resume that’s full of nondescript adjectives, or one that lacks powerful verbs…

   

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