Job Search Strategies Archives - Abby Locke

Job Search Strategies

April 1, 2022

Top Ways to Ensure Your Resume Gets Seen

The average corporate job opening attracts 250 resumes, according to the employment website Glassdoor. With that kind of volume, it’s little wonder that most resumes get looked at for 7 seconds or less. If you’re […]
March 13, 2022

What Movie Trailers Can Teach You About Resume Writing

Movie trailers and professional resumes both have very important jobs for the individuals behind them. In the film industry, a 2-minute trailer can make the difference between a flop or a blockbuster based on the […]
November 18, 2017

Really Want That Job? Don’t Tell Them You’re Qualified

I had the pleasure of working with a new client today and as we went through the personal branding strategy session, I challenged her with this question: “If an employer has several candidates who are […]
October 25, 2017

Acing the Interview: A Guide to Answering Tough Questions

As a resume writer, career management coach and job search strategist, I work with my clients on all aspects of their career growth plan…often that includes interview preparation. It always seems to be one extreme […]
May 8, 2017

It’s Not the Same Old Job Search

I had the pleasure recently of working with an executive client on her job search strategy plan. I was very happy to learn that she stayed engaged in her career management and networking efforts over […]
April 21, 2017

Career Marketing: What Do You Mean I’m a Product?

If you have recently launched a job search, you know all the hard work it takes to stay focused, committed and dedicated to the process. When you have not looked for a job in a […]
January 24, 2017

Smart Interviewing Strategies You Already Know, But Sometimes Forget

For many people, no matter how long they have been in their careers, interviews are never fun. I often challenge my clients to think of the interviewing process as a meeting or an exchange of […]
August 5, 2014

How to Leap Into Your Next Executive Job

When it comes to your executive job search, these 7 steps work, time and time again. Sure the strategies, techniques and tactics in each step should be customized and targeted, but whether you are reaching […]
July 17, 2014

4 Simple Steps to Dramatic Job Search Success

When it comes to today's executive job search, you must be willing to try new things, expand your efforts and think outside of the box. However, before you aimlessly dive into an executive job search, here are 4 critical actions you must address immediately.