Professional Reference Letters 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson Part and parcel of membership in the not-so-elite squad of Traditional Human Employment – to make it fun let’s call them the The Job Seeking Squad – are professional references. A reference is how your hopefully soon-to-be employer can assess your experience and ranking in the The Job Seeking Squad. How long…

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Character Reference Letter 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson We are all familiar with the traditional reference letter (often referred to as a letter of recommendation). It is an employer’s note of your professional conduct. While not always in letter form, providing professional references is a key component of any job application. A lesser known variety of the reference paradigm is…

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How to Quit Your Job in 2019

By Jeff Gillis There comes a time in every employees life when you have to take a good long look at what you’re doing and decide if it’s something you really really want to keep doing, or if it’s time to throw in the towel and figure out how to quit your job and move…

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How To Write A CV or Curriculum Vitae (Example Included)

By Mike Simpson In the job hunting market, there are lots of ways an employer can learn about potential hires; from business cards, to personal websites, to job applications. Of course, no little piece of paper is better known than the resume. But what if an employer asks you for a CV? What is a…

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How To Write A Killer Elevator Pitch (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson You’re on the elevator, riding up from the lobby to the top floor to drop off your resume with Human Resources in response to a job posting for your dream career. You’re excited, but nervous, because you know your resume is going to be just one of hundreds that the hiring manager…

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How To Make Your Personal Branding Website Job Search Ready

By Jeff Gillis & Mike Simpson This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on getting more job interviews and more job offers: Part 1 – How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy Part 2 – How To Create Your Own Personal Branding Website In 15 Minutes Part…

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How To Set Up Your Personal Website In Under 15 Minutes

By Jeff Gillis This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on getting more job interviews and more job offers: Part 1 – How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy Part 2 – [You Are Here] – How To Create Your Own Personal Branding Website Part 3 –…

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How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy

By Mike Simpson This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on getting more job interviews and more job offers: Part 1 – [You Are Here] – How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy Part 2 – How To Create Your Own Personal Website In Under 15 Minutes…

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How To Write A Letter Of Interest (3 Great Sample Templates Included)

By Mike Simpson We’ve all been there… Sitting in front of your computer with both hands covering your face, exasperated from the amount of time you’ve spent with your eyes transfixed on your computer screen… (Aaargghhhh!) You’ve combed all of the job boards in search of the perfect job, but alas, haven’t been able to…

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Personal Branding For Job Seekers 101

By Mike Simpson So you want to learn a little bit more about personal branding? Well, in order to do that, start by taking a good look at what you’re wearing.  Odds are, you’ve got an article (or more) of clothing on with a logo on it.  What are those logos?  Is it an easily…

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