Six Key Value-Proposition Questions to Understand Your Personal ROI

Have you ever defined your highest “value proposition” – both to your current company and in general? It is not always a simple thing to do. Another way to think about value propositions is to borrow a concept from the investing world. What is your personal ROI? What return on an employer’s investment do you bring? […]

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Avoiding Resume Failure: Four Things Resumes Need to Do

While a résumé cannot make your career, it can certainly break it. Résumés fail every day. They make a candidate look too scattered, too junior, too specialized or too much of any other trait that is undesirable in general or a particular case and not enough of what an employer actually does want. In the hundreds of résumés I read last year alone, I can say that the greatest point of failure is that the résumé writer did not step back and consider what he or she was trying to communicate.

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