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  • by Paul Freiberger - June 14, 2016
    Among management consultants, McKinsey & Company has earned a reputation for its rigorous hiring process. Let’s look at what a McKinsey resume looks like and how to create it. McKinsey can certainly afford to be rigorous. It attracts a remarkable pool of applicants, including Rhodes and Marshall Scholars, from the best schools. These exceptional candidates compete for positions at McKinsey because a job there is guaranteed...
  • by Paul Freiberger - June 7, 2016
    Fashion Resume Tips to Shape Your Future Starting a fashion industry job search? Among your earliest tasks is to understand some basics in preparing a fashion industry resume, a daunting task even for seasoned professionals. If you are looking for an entry level fashion job you also need a professional fashion resume. Fashion industry job search tips have to include preparing an excellent resume, whether the target is fas...
  • by Paul Freiberger - February 25, 2015
    We’re all different. We think differently, we feel differently and we respond to the world differently. Yet there are some things almost all of us agree on. Almost all of us agree that the job market is a stressful place, and most of us think “stressful” is a bit of an understatement. Success at carrying out the best job search depends in part on how you respond. It’s not the same for everyone, of course. We bring our own i...
  • by Paul Freiberger - December 1, 2014
    We’ve seen what “The Wolf of Wall Street” said about the job interview when the interviewer stops asking questions and presses the interviewee to actually do something."Sell me this pen," says the criminally unscrupulous character played by Leonardo DiCaprio.In the film, recruits had to sell the interviewer a pen he had just pulled out of his pocket.According to Hollywood, the correct approach is to ask the pen-giver to sig...
  • by Paul Freiberger - November 29, 2014
    If you’ve applied for a job and haven’t made the cut, you’re in exceptional company. So don’t let a job rejection stop you in your tracks. Let’s identify some lessons from and responses to career setbacks that make sense when you consider: Madonna’s first effort was declined by a major producer who should have known better.Andy Warhol’s “Shoe,” a drawing of – of all things – a shoe, was rejected by New York’s Museum of Mode...
  • by Paul Freiberger - November 20, 2014
    In sales interviews, everything can hinge on the answer to one question. Nail that one, and the job is yours. Make a mess of it, and your other answers, no matter how brilliant, may not save the day. While you may not have to answer the question today or tomorrow, there’s every chance you’ll hear it soon. You’d better be ready for it when it comes.Here’s the scene: The interview is in progress, and the interviewer reaches i...
  • by Paul Freiberger - February 10, 2014
    There is one career transition that has remained common through generations. It is the change for parents returning to work, going from full-time parent to employee. How do parenting skills help your career? What is an example of a good resume for a mom returning to the workforce like? There are many issues to address in the transition from full-time mom to employee, and from full-time dad to job seeker. There comes a time...
  • by Paul Freiberger - January 3, 2014
    The technology sector has been battered for the past few years. On a national scale, the American technology sector lost 245,600 jobs in 2009, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Losses have hit each segment of the industry, but a closer look at the numbers reveals a great deal of localized inconsistency. For example, some states, including Massachusetts, Washington, Texas and California, did well even in mid-...
  • by Paul Freiberger - January 3, 2014
    Prepare your graduate school resume (some call it a graduate school CV) once you've decided to expand your knowledge and skills by earning a Master's Degree or PhD. This is a key part of the grad school application process; it is not the same type of resume used for job applications. The school will want to make sure that you can handle the advanced lessons and courses. Your graduate school resume, or CV, helps make you...
  • by Paul Freiberger - January 3, 2014
    What does a lawyer’s resume look like? In most respects, an attorney's resume is no different from an executive resume or any other six-figure resume of any other professional. It should clearly outline your accomplishments, experience, education and skills. It should look crisp and contemporary. It should be quickly digestible, so that the reader can appraise the basics of your qualifications in a few seconds. It should be...