My company will be downsizing soon, and I know I’m going to get cut. HR says they’ll hire an outplacement firm to help us find a new job. Should I take advantage of this?

My company will be downsizing soon, and I know I’m going to get cut. HR says they’ll hire an outplacement firm to help us find a new job. Should I take advantage of this?

QUESTION: My company will be downsizing soon, and I know I’m going to get cut. HR says they’ll hire an outplacement firm to help us find a new job. Should I take advantage of this? v Virginia Franco, Virginia Franco Resumes All outplacement firms are not created...
Which LinkedIn privacy settings are important for me to consider when job hunting?

Which LinkedIn privacy settings are important for me to consider when job hunting?

QUESTION: Which LinkedIn privacy settings are important for me to consider when job hunting? v Kate Williamson, Scientech Resumes 1) Turn OFF ‘Share profile updates with your network’ to prevent your connections from getting notified of profile changes;2) Turn ON...
I’ve been told to refine my elevator pitch. What should it include and how will I use it in my job search?

I’ve been told to refine my elevator pitch. What should it include and how will I use it in my job search?

QUESTION: I’ve been told to refine my elevator pitch. What should it include and how will I use it in my job search? v Mary Jo King, Alliance Résumé & Writing Service The elevator pitch is for networking, used in response to questions like, “What do you...
As a transgender person, how much LGBTQ community involvement and volunteer work is appropriate for a resume and LI profile? Should I disclose in the cover letter?

As a transgender person, how much LGBTQ community involvement and volunteer work is appropriate for a resume and LI profile? Should I disclose in the cover letter?

QUESTION: As a transgender person, how much LGBTQ community involvement and volunteer work is appropriate for a resume and LI profile? Should I disclose in the cover letter? v Mary Jo King, Alliance Résumé & Writing Service If your job target lies within the...