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Are You Promoting Your Company’s #1 Asset?

By Janice Burch, Co-Owner, Pro Resume Center, LLC Most industries are crowded with everyone saying their company, product or service is the best.  High-priced marketing consultants and agencies are probably telling you to innovate or reposition your product better, buy advertising, redo your PR plan, create new materials or build a new website or social…

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WANTED: Good Communicators

Employers Want Verbal Communication Skills in New Hires By Janice Burch, Co-Owner, Pro Resume Center, LLC Maybe you look brilliant on paper or graduated near the top of your college class? Perhaps you ran circles around your classmates with research and discovery and received an award for your final project? That sounds fantastic…but how are…

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Unhappy With Your Current Job? Ask Yourself This Tough Question Now

By Janice Burch, Career Coach, Co-Owner at Pro Resume Center, LLC You are at the burnout stage of your career, ready to seek a new challenge or just get out from under a negative situation. As a career coach, I ask questions about my client’s work history and job performance in order to best prepare them…

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Pre-Interview Jitters Messing Up Your Job Search?

Top 10 Tips for the Last 15 Minutes Before the Interview By Janice Burch, Co-owner, Pro Resume Center, LLC Earlier in my career, the hardest part of an interview was the last 15 minutes before the interview began. There were so many things racing through my head – trying to remember everything I knew about…

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Top 12 Reasons to Hire the Older Worker

By Janice Burch, Co-founder, Pro Resume Center, LLC According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, within just five years approximately 25 percent of the workforce—that’s one in four—will be age 55 or older – and that number is going to continue to increase. I have worked with a number of job candidates over the age of…

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New Job Jitters: 10 Tips for Starting off on the Right Foot

By Janice Burch, Co-owner, Pro Resume Center, LLC Do you get new job jitters? I can relate – with each position I’ve ever held. First impressions can help or hinder your perceived value in a company. You’re busy trying to remember names and duties, new processes and procedures, office hierarchy, client nuances and paperwork deadlines…

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The Interview: Top 5 Tips for a Great First Impression

Barney Stinson may have been a shallow SOB on the “How I Met Your Mother,” TV series, but the one thing the guy got right was the notion to dress to impress. Looks matter.  It’s definitely not what we want to hear nor what anyone cares to admit, but as human beings, it is unfortunately…

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Top 5 LinkedIn Profile Tips

By Janice Burch, Co-founder, Pro Resume Center, LLC We have been getting several  inquiries lately to help update or completely write LinkedIn profiles for our clients.  I am so pleased to see when people see the opportunity LinkedIn provides to them for their job search and networking capabilities, even if they are not looking to…

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Top 5 Tips to Strengthen Your Resume – What’s Your Hook?

By Janice Burch, Co-founder, Pro Resume Center, LLC   Do you stop and read every article in your social media or news feeds, word for word, to the end? I am guessing not. If you are like most – you skim. You glance at the headlines, and then if it grabs your attention, you MAYBE…

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So You Want to Intern at Google, Wall Street Journal, Riot Games, CIA, NFL or National Geographic? Get on it now college students and grads

Janice Burch, Co-Founder, Pro Resume Center, LLC Ever wanted to work for the CIA? How about Amazon – in Thailand or Seattle?  What about Riot Games, Wall Street Journal, Google or National Geography? College students and soon-to-be-grads – your oyster awaits. Start your application process now. Some of these valuable internships close their summer 2015…

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