I’m retiring soon but want to keep my LinkedIn profile active to stay connected to my network and remain open for consulting gigs, board positions, and other opportunities. How should I handle the end date of my current job, and should I modify my headline?

I’m retiring soon but want to keep my LinkedIn profile active to stay connected to my network and remain open for consulting gigs, board positions, and other opportunities. How should I handle the end date of my current job, and should I modify my headline?

QUESTION: I’m retiring soon but want to keep my LinkedIn profile active to stay connected to my network and remain open for consulting gigs, board positions, and other opportunities. How should I handle the end date of my current job, and should I modify my...
I have worked as many as three jobs at once over the years, some overlap. Should I list them all on my resume? Will overlap mess up the ATS system?

I have worked as many as three jobs at once over the years, some overlap. Should I list them all on my resume? Will overlap mess up the ATS system?

QUESTION: I have worked as many as three jobs at once over the years, some overlap. Should I list them all on my resume? Will overlap mess up the ATS system? v Edward Lawrence, Getstarted LLC Overlaps will not confuse ATS. Include the jobs that you feel will...
My progressive job titles don’t truly reflect the scope of my responsibilities on my last job. Can I change them to better titles on my resume?

My progressive job titles don’t truly reflect the scope of my responsibilities on my last job. Can I change them to better titles on my resume?

QUESTION: My progressive job titles don’t truly reflect the scope of my responsibilities on my last job. Can I change them to better titles on my resume? v Kate Williamson, Scientech Resumes Altering your job title can negatively impact you, especially when the...
I’ve been advised against using “cliché words” in my resume. How can I know what they are?

I’ve been advised against using “cliché words” in my resume. How can I know what they are?

QUESTION: I’ve been advised against using “cliché words” in my resume. How can I know what they are? v Edward Lawrence, Getstarted LLC They are vague assertions and claims used so much that they no longer matter to recruiters and hiring-managers. Examples...
I just read some advice to “weave your personality into your resume.” How would I do that?

I just read some advice to “weave your personality into your resume.” How would I do that?

QUESTION: I just read some advice to “weave your personality into your resume.” How would I do that? v Emily Christakis 1 Think of the soft skills you bring to the table. What words would a previous manager, colleague or client use to describe you? Extract...