Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Lynda Spiegel

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Lynda Spiegel is founder of Rising Star Resumes, a career coaching and resume writing service. With 15+ years’ experience as a human resources professional, she leverages her background to help professionals in a variety of industries achieve their career goals. Email Lynda@risingstarresumes.net or in the U.S. or Canada call (718) 897 – 5074

Find a Job by Networking the Right Way

There’s One BEST Way to Find a Job and that’s through your network. In 2012, ABC News reported that 80% of job offers were made...

How To Ace Your Next Job Interview

You’ve made it! You’ve been applying to jobs for which you had a reasonable expectation of being a good fit, yet worried that your...

Modernize Your Resumes for 2016

From fashion to the world of business, nearly everything is subject to trends. Resumes are no different, even though traditional resume formatting and content...

I Did Everything Wrong: Learn From Me

I've met some excellent career coaches and resume writers on LinkedIn. There's a great deal of consensus, as well as occasional radically different approaches...

5 Reasons Why You Blew the Job Interview

You got called for an interview! That, in itself, is fantastic news. Clearly, your resume articulated how your skills and background could potentially make...

How Karen Got her Job and Why Doug Didn’t Part 2

Part I of this post described Karen's success in finding a new job. Thank you to everyone who wrote that they were looking forward to learning...

How Karen Got her Job and Why Doug Didn’t Part l

In the life of a career coach, there are clients who take advice and there are clients who make excuses. Today, I'm profiling two...

Why I Won’t Write Your Cover Letter

"And is the cover letter included in your fee?" Leon asked. "No," I replied. "Because there's no such thing as "the" cover letter. Ok, there...

253 Jobs I Didn’t Get: Here’s Why

Having spent 15+ years as a Human Resources professional isn't my only credential for being a career coach; having failed miserably in my past...

How to Think Like a Recruiter

Why am I turning the tables to tell you how HR professionals hire? Because too many job seekers think only of themselves. What they want....

Outfox the ATS to Get Your Resume Read!

Professional resume writers have been educating our clients about the necessity of dealing with the horrors of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), yet given their...

How to Use Social to Get a Job

Starting a job search? The time to have begun networking was months or even years ago. Networking is a long-range strategy. It doesn’t necessarily...

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Google ‘Plastic’ – really realer than real? Get real

Virtual Reality is so last year. Who says? Google do. They have just rewritten the rule book by launching the World's first 'actual reality' headset called...
Stand Out. Get Noticed. Grow Your Business

Stand Out. Get Noticed. Grow Your Business

Our New World The world as each of us knows it and relates to it has changed radically in the past few years.  When it...
The Biggest Resume Killer? Ignoring Lessons from News Writing

The Biggest Resume Killer? Ignoring Lessons from News Writing

Journalists refer to the “lead” as the first few sentences that quickly tell the reader what the story is about.  The phrase “never bury...
21 Tools to Share Your Expertise Through Content Marketing in 2017

21 Tools to Share Your Expertise Through Content Marketing in 2017

  With content marketing costing 62% less than outbound marketing and generating more than three times as many leads, you must find a way to...

Choosing happiness now

In my experience, happiness is a decision we make; it is not derived from an event, nor is it dependent on somebody else. Happiness...
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