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stephanie.hi.yeung

Stephanie
Yeung

Conquering Fears of Public Speaking

In my “How to Present Stylishly” post, I mentioned presentation tips and lessons I learned when I transitioned into a business career. A reader asked if I had any tips for dealing with the fear of public speaking. I shared with her tips I learned from Steven C. Toy (a great speaker himself) when...


katesleeth

Kate
Sleeth

Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling

Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend a talk given by Dr. Laura Hoopes.  She has recently published a book called “Breaking through the spiral ceiling” and gave both readings from it and a brief history of just how far female scientists have come in the last 50 years.  It was inte...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

Resume Format Tip: Functional vs. Chronological

The first big resume writing hurdle is usually this one:   Should you use a functional format or a reverse chronological one? It’s not as big a problem as you might think, because one of those is always going to be better than the other one.  In the video below, I’ll tell you which on...


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

WINGING IT IS FOR THE BIRDS

Job hunters fall into two categories – those who have a job interview lined up, and those who will. It’s natural to be keyed up or nervous before meeting new people to discuss important things...more so if that important thing happens to be your future and livelihood. If you haven’t ...


peggy

Peggy
McKee

Resume Search Optimization (RSO): A Power Boost for Your Resume

Do you know about Resume Search Optimization?  It sounds complicated, but it’s really a simple concept:  write your resume using the words that will attract the attention you want.  It’s simple, but if you overlook it, you might as well throw your resume in the trash, because that...


jason.sherwin

Jason
Sherwin

Pop Music and Neural Data

This posting delves a little more into the focus of my research: the cognition of music. In particular, we will look at an article recently published in Scientific American called “Brain Scans Predict Pop Hits.” It is a summary article of a paper by Gregory Berns and Sara Moore from Emory Univer...


coach_tom

Thomas Patrick
Chuna

Objectionable Objective Statements Can Cause Objections To Your Candidacy!

This time around, we are going to discuss objective statements on your CV. Depending on who you listen to, you either need them, or you don’t need them, and everyone has a differing opinion with facts and figures to validate their opinions. I happen to like objective statements, and I se...


rdparmar.esq

Reshma
Parmar

Crafting your Resume for Immigration Purposes

When potential clients contact me to find out if an EB1, NIW or OR case is a viable option, right away I request a resume.  The resume is the first place I start to evaluate the merits of a case and provide an initial evaluation.


stephanie.hi.yeung

Stephanie
Yeung

How To Evaluate A Job Offer

The current economic downturn and high unemployment rate have, no doubt, created the common mind-set of “If you have a job offer, don’t be picky. Just take it.” These are the words of a friend of mine when she got an offer at a well-known biotech company recently. She felt that she was not in ...


rdparmar.esq

Reshma
Parmar

Glossary of Basic U.S. Immigration Terms

In this blog entry, I decided to provide everyone with a list of the most common terms that come up in U.S. immigration lingo.  After talking to clients, I found that many of them are confusing like Visa and Status.  Some are always being discussed in their short, abbreviated form like EB1...