Resumes and Reputations

Finding Ways to Fill Resume Gaps

Usually when we’re talking about gaps on resumes, we’re talking about gaps in time. But today, I want to talk about a different kind of gap – an experience gap. Do you have them on your resume? Read on and find ou...

Gain a Competitive Edge with “Executive Presence”

This past week I had the opportunity to meet with a successful young female managing partner who heads up the Detroit office at the company I work for. I was struck by how she exuded that often elusive quality known as “execu...

Prosperous Cheaters — Know the Interview Questions Before You Go

In high school, I was an officer in our NHS chapter. We had planned this incredible pep rally: complete with relay races, blindfolds, class competition, and teachers getting creamed in the face with pies (or something). Thinkin...


Personal and Professional Mistakes: There Is No Line

When you leave the office, you leave behind your desk and your job description and enter into your personal world. But you don’t leave behind your mistakes in either world, or your blunders. The time of complete separatio...

Beating the Online Application Machine

We’ve all done it. You’ve read the job description, you’ve clicked on the “Apply Now” button, and you sigh a huge annoying sigh. Ugh. An online application system. Sure, you can upload your resume....

Getting Your Resume Noticed

Twenty years ago, getting your resume noticed meant it had to stick out in a pile – a pile of hard copy resumes that recruiters received in the mail with stamps. The resumes that moved to the top of the pile were those on...


Getting “Pitch Perfect” in Your Value Proposition

Jodi Glickman is the author of “Great on the Job: What to Say, How to Say It. The Secrets of Getting Ahead” and was also the September 2012 speaker at the Professional Women’s Club of Chicago luncheon. Her pre...

Punch Above Your Weight

I have a strange confession to make. Sure, I’m a girly girl. I wear makeup daily and love dresses and jewelry. But I also love….boxing! In high school, I loved that my parents had HBO so I could watch Friday Night F...

Public Speaking for Career Girls

BONUS MATERIAL, CAREER GIRLS! We shared this article with Connect: Professional Women’s Group Powered by Citi over on LinkedIn and over 30 women commented with their best public speaking tips for women. Read the article b...


Lighten Up with a Communications Cleanse

Remember that time you ate too many chips and guac, and subsequently felt you could combust? Or, when you drank yourself into oblivion, and woke up the next day with a headache that felt like ninjas attacking your brain? It saf...