Marcia LaReau

How to design a fail-proof — 100% guaranteed — jobsearch

…It’s what everyone is missing. Jobsearch: now a household presence Have you noticed that “the jobsearch” now has a place in (probably) every household in America? Yes, this is conjecture, but I propose that it highly likely that in every household in America there is someone who is: Looking for…continue

Your career success depends on one simple skill

Many jobseekers are finding their job search has come to a dead-end. Do you relate? They apply to positions where they believe they are totally qualified —and they don’t even get a call. It’s excruciating. Mid-career jobseekers look for positions that seem to be a good next step to develop…continue

How the right bullet points move you to the top—Part 2

Everyone who communicates in writing knows that bullet points can communicate specific information quickly and efficiently. Part 1 of this blog series gives an overview of bullet point tips with regard to cover letters and résumés. It gives a severe reprimand regarding bullets that use common words (e.g. “strong communication…continue

How the right bullet points move you to the top—Part 1

So much of our cover letters and résumés use bullet points to quickly communicate essential information to the reader. Yet, almost every résumé I see, misuses them to the detriment of the jobseeker. This post and the next two posts will focus on critical details about these indispensable communication tools….continue