Month: July 2010

Women, take heed of the “beauty premium”

From Ann Daly (
Women, take heed of the “beauty premium”: “Studies show that unattractive women remain at a disadvantage in low-level positions like secretary, while in upper-level fields that are historically male-dominated, good-looking women can suffer a so-called bimbo effect.” (Newsweek 7/26/10) (more…)

Words that Sabotage Your Resume

I found this great article in my from @Doostang in my email and wanted to share:


Words that Sabotage Your Resume
By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC

Creating a winning executive resume is a feat of strategy involving focus, wording, design, and content selection. To achieve a career marketing document that wins interviews, all areas of the strategy must be on-target and consciously used in the most effective manner. One of the most common mistakes job candidates make when writing their resumes is the mistake of not paying attention to strategy and word selection. (more…)