Tag: Portland

Don’t Achieve the “Peter Principle” in Your Career

The Peter Principle. It’s a real thing. Don’t know what it is? Basically, it is the concept that people get promoted to the highest level of their own incompetence. In simple terms, you could be the top sales person who gets promoted to director of sales as a reward… because you are doing so awesome… Read more »

Resume Updates: What You Need Before You Start

Resume updates: They have a lifecycle, just like anything else on this planet. You write your resume. You get a job. You forget about the resume. Then all of a sudden, you need it for either a job opportunity that comes along, or a job search that gets kicked off. Love ’em or hate ’em,… Read more »

Caveat Emptor: Buyer Beware When Selecting A Resume Writer

It’s an unfortunate truth that some job seekers have been bamboozled by unscrupulous “resume writers” who either offer cut-rate services on places like Craigslist or simply don’t deliver the goods after talking a good game just to hook in a prospective client. The end result? Many are suspicious of writers, and this feeling has been… Read more »

6 Ways to Avoid Burning Bridges By Leaving A Job

We’ve all been there.  At some point, we are finally ‘done’ with our current employer and make the decision to hunt for a new job.  That’s just the nature of the beast- we get hired, we get excited, we have a honeymoon phase, we work hard, and slowly, the glow wears off. Next employer, please…. Read more »