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Laura Smith-Proulx
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Award--Winning Resume & LinkedIn Writer; Job Search Expert - Powerful results for your executive career!
Award--Winning Resume & LinkedIn Writer; Job Search Expert - Powerful results for your executive career!

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After seeing too many executive photos on LinkedIn that look like a hunting party or golf club outing, I have to ask: What message are you trying to send with your headshot? It’s true that skipping the photo on LinkedIn isn’t a good idea, because many…

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Is 2016 your year to land a new executive job? You’ll need to be ready with a fresh executive resume tuned to this year’s trends. This is especially important if you’ve tried to add executive experience to your old resume, without thinking strategically…

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Is your job search is dragging on with no end in sight? Do any of these problems sound familiar? • When you reach out to others on LinkedIn, they don’t respond • You’ve filled in your LinkedIn Profile, but you’re not sure it represents you adequately •…

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In the market for a top executive role? Remove these redundant and worn-out words from your executive resume!

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Poised for an executive job search? Updating your existing resume probably seems like a logical first step, but hold on! Your previous resume was probably written 5 or 10 years ago, using a different tone, formatting, and keyword content designed for a…

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Running a 2015 job search, but relying on resume writing trends from the past? If so, you’ll find yourself at a disadvantage. Plenty of job seeking activities have changed over the past decade… and your executive resume needs to keep pace with them. Job…

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Getting a slow response when sending your executive resume? If so, you might be focusing on extraneous details – while starving employers of the facts they need to make a hiring decision. In fact, if you haven’t heard, the executive resume has evolved…

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Hoping to attract attention with your LinkedIn Profile? You’ll have a better chance if you change the site’s most critical piece of information – your Headline – from the default option of your current job title. Too often, LinkedIn users don’t take the…
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