How to Write a Great College Application Essay: 2017-18 Common App Prompts

After a year of stability, the Common Application essay prompts have changed again – I think for the better – based on surveys of 5000 teachers, students, counselors and colleges. This year brings some wording changes and a brand new prompt – and an old, previously discarded question that has been brought back to life.…

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The Future of Your Job Search: Findings of Career Jam 2016

Each year, I look forward to reading the results of the Career Thought Leaders Consortium’s Career Jam, a day-long meeting on a range of topics addressing job search trends. This week, the Findings of 2016 Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast the New & the Next, has been released by the Career Thought Leaders Consortium! This report…

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7 Essential Elements to Consider When Writing an International Executive Resume

I had the privilege last Friday of listening to a webinar led by Tim Windhof, an international executive resume/CV writer. Tim explained many of the challenges U.S. and Canadian writers can face when writing these job search documents for an international audience, and how to address those challenges. To write this article, I also leaned…

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