Archive: April 2015

Professional Career Coach Seminars

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May Career Seminar Series

  • by Lindsay Guthrie
  • | Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Last week, we kicked off a four series career strategy seminar series with a session on LinkedIn Profiles and Personal Branding Strategy.  Next Monday, May 4th, we are teaching our next seminar on Killer Marketing Materials:  Resumes and Cover Letters.  Our seminars are held in the Wells Fargo building in Clarendon (corner of Washington Blvd, Clarendon, and Wilson) from 7:00 – 8:30 PM.  Click here to sign up.  You can attend one or all four and they are each only $20.  We hope to se you there! .... Read More

Career Counseling Services

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Resume Fonts: Times New Roman is like wearing sweatpants to an interview?

  • by Lindsay Guthrie
  • | Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

I rarely find career articles extremely funny, but this one yesterday definitely got me laughing.   I have definitely never thought of Times New Roman as being sloppy and unkempt, but this author thinks it’s the equivalent of wearing sweatpants to an interview!  The best thing to do when it comes to choosing layouts and fonts is to match your resume to the industry to which you are applying.  Looking at investment banking and consulting?  Then go with the old tried and true conservative font of Times New Roman. However, if you are applying to an ad agency or a graphic .... Read More