Which Executive Job Search Expenses Can I Deduct on My Tax Return?

by Meg Guiseppi March 9, 2017

Ugh! It’s time to think about filing your tax returns again. You may be in luck. You may be able to deduct some of your job search expenses. Take a look at what the IRS has to say about deductions in their most current (August 2015) web page on job search deductions. First, note that in […]

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The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

by Meg Guiseppi March 6, 2017

In our first consultation, a new client of mine asked me whether the LinkedIn professional headline a writer had created for him was a good one. This executive job seeker had been an IT Project Management Consultant for 20 years. His titles as a consultant had ranged from Project/Program Manager and Development Lead to Lead […]

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5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

by Meg Guiseppi March 2, 2017

Many executive job seekers are in a rut, spinning their wheels. They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews. There could be many reasons why […]

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How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs

by Meg Guiseppi February 27, 2017

Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers routinely search for social proof (or online evidence) to corroborate the claims candidates make about themselves in their personal marketing materials (resume, biography, cover letters, etc.) These people will assess your candidacy and evaluate your personal brand based on what they find about you online. They want to find […]

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How To Get a Direct, Secret Line to Executive Recruiters on LinkedIn

by Meg Guiseppi February 23, 2017

LinkedIn’s Open Candidates feature allows you to share the specifics of your career goals – types of companies, roles you’re seeking, etc. – with executive recruiters who may be able to help you meet those goals. LinkedIn explains Open Candidates in the Help pages: “Once you opt to share your career goals with recruiters, users […]

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5 Must-Do’s To Land More Executive Job Interviews

by Meg Guiseppi February 20, 2017

When you’re in executive job search mode, landing a coveted interview is like hitting the jackpot. Sometimes you’re lucky, and job interviews come easily, despite your lack of focused and concerted effort. Most of the time, it takes planning, preparation and a lot of work to position yourself for the interviews you want. Before describing […]

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