I review and rewrite resumes every day. It's fun and similar to taking a diamond in the rough and polishing it to reveal the inner brilliance and it is the same with a person's career. Over the years, I have noticed that too often resumes fall short of ...
 

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Why Your Resume Doesn't Live Up to Your Potential

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I review and rewrite resumes every day. It’s fun and similar to taking a diamond in the rough and polishing it to reveal the inner brilliance and it is the same with a person’s career. Over the years, I have noticed that too often resumes fall short of adequately presenting a person’s brilliance.

People seem to write their resume as either a list of competencies or accomplishments but rarely as achievements. What’s...

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Branding is Not a Herd Mentality 

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I was thinking about a potential client's request to see samples of professional websites that I have done. They thought that building their brand was as easy as copying a site of someone one in the same profession. I guess that's half true. Nowadays, anybody can build a website for free as exampled by a 10 year old using Weebly http://addiesrainforest.weebly.com/. Wix, webstarter, Yolo, Squarespace can also do the job.

Of the 100+...

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The Internet of Things Keeps up the Momentum 

Looking for jobs in the new IoT economy? This handy chart on Firstmark Capital's blog and on Techcrunch provides a pretty comprehensive starter list!

Matt Turck | 12.02.14
The Internet Of Things Is Reaching Escape VelocityBy Matt TurckThe frenzy around the Internet of Things (IoT) should be reaching its final countdown.
There has been a period of extraordinary activity in the IoT space since this original attempt at charting the...

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Apple: the Great American Iteration

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There really, truly is nothing new since the first wheel. Why then does the media expect Apple literally to invent a new wheel annually?

When the techno-journalists and analysts complain especially the native Internet media rags, that Apple is not launching any new products, what exactly did they expect?
A driver-less skateboard?

Pundits started that redundant litany again this week in anticipation of Apple's Fall product launch...

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Why Publishing on Your own Career Blog is Better than Linkedin

Linkedin's blog just published the article below and infographic touting why you should publish on Linkedin. Here is why you should not limit your content sharing to Linkedin and why having your own blog/website is an idea whose time is way overdue. In fact, Linkedin is not the "best" place to publish, it is one of many good choices and some are better. Here's why:
  1. Data is misleading because a person's Linkedin posts are announced to...

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