Artist and writer Danny Gregory has a great post up about the gap between what we creatives want to achieve and what we actually achieve. He writes about the switch from dreaming about being a great artist/writer/musician/graphic designer/whatever to actually taking the first action – playing the first note, trying the first painting, creating the […]
I write only when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.
So you’ve read lots of resume advice, and you know that your resume needs strong, results-focused bullet points. But try as you might, you don’t really know how to write those bullet points. I sympathize – it’s very hard to write about yourself in this way. Most of us have been taught to be humble […]
A great collection of highlights from an interview with Steve Jobs & Bill Gates. I love how they are bickering with each other.
“So…. Tell me about yourself.” It’s the interview question we all dread. And we dread it for good reason. It’s way too broad and we have no idea what the interviewer wants us to say. “Just be honest” is the advice given by many careers experts. So how’s this? Well, I’m 29. I’m scared of […]
Are you struggling to put together an effective resume, even though you regularly create great ads, social media campaigns, and branding messages? If so, you’re not alone. Most marketers have a hard time selling themselves. But the truth is that without a killer resume, you’re losing out on great opportunities. Recruiters are passing you over […]
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“Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.” Via TED website
We professional resume writers see it every year. Christmas ends, and suddenly it seems that everyone has decided to find a new job. Most of us get so busy that we don’t come up for air until March. If you’re considering a job search in the new year, now is the time to get your […]