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The Wayfinder Chronicles

Shared stories – musings – reviews – lessons – and inspirations from along our trek.

The Stop Sign: Am I a Stalker?

The Stop Sign: Am I a Stalker?

Dear StopSignHow often can I follow-up with a lead without being a stalker?Dear StopSign, How often can I follow-up with a lead without being a stalker? What an interesting question! The topic is often neglected and needs more attention. And it leads to even more...

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Resumés Don’t Work. This Does.

Resumés Don’t Work. This Does.

Ask A RecruiterHi. I’m Peter Gray, executive recruiter. Let’s talk about resumés. People ask me for help writing their resumé all the time. And yes, I can help you with your resumé. But here’s the thing. No matter how amazing your resume is, it’s not going to get you...

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Does unpaid experience count?

Does unpaid experience count?

Dear StopSign Dear StopSign,I have experience, but it’s unpaid. Does it count? Ms. StopSign used to volunteer at an agency that helps inner-city people find a better job. One day she asked her supervisor, “Can I put this experience on my resume?” The agency person...

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How often should I update my LI photo?

How often should I update my LI photo?

Break free from fast thinkingDear StopSign, My LI Photo is a few years old. How often should I update it? Mr. StopSign last updated his LI headshot in 2019 (two years ago). The one I was using showed me wearing a suit coat and tie. Nice smile; very professional. It...

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Challenge Your Thinking for New Paths of Action

Challenge Your Thinking for New Paths of Action

Break free from fast thinkingEver since I learned that our brains possess flexible neurons which allow us to learn, change and grow, I feel there’s hope for me (and everyone else) to discover new things, think new thoughts, and come to new conclusions. So hardwired...

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Tools for Identifying Keywords

Tools for Identifying Keywords

Free Keyword Apps As I am sure you know, when you apply online, an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) scans your resume for keywords. It is a pain we must endure. However, there are ways to make finding keywords easier. Here are two free websites Tagcrowd.com and...

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How to Use Your Strengths to Attract Your Dream Job

How to Use Your Strengths to Attract Your Dream Job

Finding Your Best WorkHow to Use Your Strengths to Attract Your Dream Job "You get in life what you have the courage to ask for." - Oprah Winfrey There are countless motivational quotes, articles, books, and TED talks that encourage you to think hard about three...

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Jobs are changing, even if you’re not changing jobs.

Jobs are changing, even if you’re not changing jobs.

Building Your Career CapitalJobs are changing, even if you're not changing jobsAccording to a recent LinkedIn Skillset Report (p3) "Jobs are changing, even if you're not changing jobs. And they are doing so at an increasing rate, accelerated by the pandemic. Upkeeping...

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