The Real Reason Why Most LinkedIn Profiles Suck

Career Solvers

And everyone agrees that these references to personal attributes should be banned from profiles whenever possible in favor of tangible, accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven proof of professional performance. Ability to execute project management and work plan development activities.

2011 90

Don't Let Perfection be the Enemy of a Good Resume

Resume Boutique

This list should include hard skills and not soft ones like highly organized, good time management skills, or effective communicator. Summarizing Key Business Impact or Accomplishments before listing employment history also may add value for the resumes of seasoned professionals. We recommend 3-4 accomplishments using metrics where possible. Where possible, craft as many achievements as possible using metrics.

2014 57

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

You should lead from the middle | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? This gives us a visual for the lack of interest Gen X has in Baby Boomer style managment: McMansions for sale with no buyers. While I would never be called early adopter of technology (I didn’t try twitter til it was in Time magazine) I like experimenting with tools for building tribes. Participatory approaches to leadership are notorious for their less than efficient use of time. Training project manager.

2010 73

Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? If you invest in an expensive bicycle because you’re going to do triathlons then you limit your ability to take off more time from work to actually train for the triathlon. The short time out of the workforce can thus be quickly made up. Nor does having a "house manager" @Penelope You are many things but do you really, honestly believe you are frugal? Choose how you spend the time wisely!

2010 76

You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog You can be happier by reading this post Posted to: Learn to take advice | Self-management January 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us What we don't realize is that if we were ever truly sublimely happy… 100%… all the time… we'd be miserable! I think its something you cultivate over time, not a gizmo you grab at the blog store.

2010 66

What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Reality check: Traffic metrics are addictive.) You might be sick of hearing about my company here, but, you might also be happy to know that I’ve accomplished that goal, too. As do the metrics of success on those, and ergo, the tools we use to get there. It's a struggle working full-time and trying to blog full-time. I post 3 times a week, but should probably do 4.

2009 67

Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? His book, Create Your Own Economy , is about how the information flow of the Internet allows us to manage our careers differently than before. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? NOW is the time to be happy. NOW is the time to see what you're made of. NOW is the time to see what you can make out of little. NOW is the time.

2010 84