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  • Monday, October 07, 2019 11:02 AM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: The media is hungry for career-related content to share with their readers, viewers, and listeners. Feed them!

    The benefits of public relations can be immense. My bachelor’s degree is in public relations, and I know how powerful PR can be for you individually and for the careers industry as a whole. 

    >> Click Here to Read My Full Blog Post “Resume Writers: 7 Reasons to Feed the Media” on the Resume Writers' Digest Blog! 

    (Includes link to a 2017 Omaha Magazine story I participated in as part of the ”Job Search Advice To Combat Gender Inequality” feature in the publication.)

  • Tuesday, October 01, 2019 12:03 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    CBS This Morning’s “Work In Progress” series (with LinkedIn) reports that “fall is the best time to find a job.” 

    According to LinkedIn, October is the month with the highest number of job openings on its website — with 89 percent of hiring managers filling those positions in less than four weeks. 



    LinkedIn Editor-In-Chief Dan Roth told CBS that Mondays are the best day to apply for a job. 

    “A lot of hiring managers spend the week getting their job descriptions ready,” says Roth. “Monday you start the week off, put your job description up, and wait for the resumes to start coming in.”  

    The first 25 applications are three times more likely to land a position (compared to those later in the queue). 

    “The real key is making sure that you are out there with your profile, that you’re sharing, that you’re talking about what you're an expert in, that you’ve got your skills listed, that you’re networking with people,” says Roth. 

    October is a terrific time of year to promote “Free Resume Critiques” to prospective clients and publicize the offering via news releases to local media, an e-mail campaign, and posts on your social media platforms. 

    It is important to give jobseekers the tools they need to succeed.

    BeAResumeWriter.com strives to provide toolbox-ready resources you can use to help your clientele as they navigate the job search process. 

    “If you are just relying on a piece of paper, you're doing it wrong,” says Roth. “The most important thing is to be out there.” 

    LinkedIn also published a blog post talking about the autumn job search process titled “A New Holiday to Celebrate: Fall Hiring Season.” 

    Watch the full CBS This Morning segment here:


  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:02 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    I get this question sometimes: Why did you (or didn't you) include “X” job on my resume? This Pass-Along Materials content is versatile. It can be used as educational material on your website, e-newsletter, or blog to address some of the resume writer's “tricks of the trade” (for example, how to minimize the appearance of the client being a job-hopper) — OR, you can adapt it to personally address why you did or did not include a job on the client's resume. It includes a chart on the last page that offers a quick summary of “to include” or “not to include.” 

    Check out our Should I Include This Job on My Resume? Pass-Along Materials Content in our online store

    Included in a BeAResumeWriter.com Bronze Membership until Oct. 10. 2019. 

  • Sunday, September 01, 2019 9:31 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    Are you someone who creates New Year's Resolutions only to see them fizzle away by the time February rolls around? If so, the “90-Day Success Plan” special report is for you! This 17-page report gives you the framework to help create your plan. It includes exercises to help you determine what to work on during the 90 days, how to identify roadblocks that might keep you from achieving your goals, what steps you'll need to move forward, and how to determine a reward that will motivate you. Includes bonus worksheet. 

    Check out our 90-Day Success Plan Special Report in our online store

    Included in a BeAResumeWriter.com Bronze Membership until Oct. 10, 2019. 

  • Friday, August 02, 2019 5:50 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    This Pass-Along Materials content covers the basics of an interview-winning resume, including Susan Whitcomb's “10 Employer Buying Motivators.” It includes eight tips for a first resume. Post it as an article on your website, include it in your e-newsletter, or publish it as a blog post. You can also develop the content into a more complete guide by including some of your own resume samples. 

    Check out our Jobseeker’s Guide to Your First Resume Pass-Along Materials Content in our online store

    Included in a BeAResumeWriter.com Bronze Membership until Oct. 1, 2019. 

  • Thursday, August 01, 2019 9:10 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    Building on the “Sales Page Secrets” special report, this interactive workbook will guide you though nine lessons designed to help you turn visitors to your website into clients.

    Check out our Capture & Convert Website Visitors Into Clients Special Report in our online store

    Included in a BeAResumeWriter.com Bronze Membership until Oct. 1, 2019. 

  • Tuesday, July 02, 2019 5:43 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    This Pass-Along Materials content is extremely versatile. It can be used as social media content (for Twitter or Facebook posts). Each section has its own checklists and can be used as such, or as a blog post or article.

    Topics include:

    • In the Interview: Explaining Why You Left a Job 
    • What to Wear (and What Not to Wear) to a Job Interview
    • The Jobseeker's Guide to Employment Applications 
    • Jobseekers: Don't Quit Your Job (Yet)
    • Jobseekers: Use That Raise to Power Your Career 
    Included in a BeAResumeWriter.com Bronze Membership until Oct. 1, 2019. 
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:02 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    When you get visitors to your website, what do you want them to do? Buy your services, of course. Your sales page — a page designated on your website to specifically sell one service or product to your audience — is critical to your success.

    This 23-page special report will teach you how to:

    • Create a headline that will hook traffic in and get clicked
    • Focus on benefits over features
    • “Show” instead of “tell”
    • Use social proof to increase sales
    • Overcome objections
    • Ask for the sale! 

    Check out our Sales Page Secrets Special Report in our online store
  • Monday, June 10, 2019 5:30 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    Everyone loves getting a raise. But what if you could turn that three percent into 10 percent, 20 percent, or more? This Pass-Along Materials content will help jobseekers use their rase to advance in their career — whether they are looking to boost their current career, make a job change, or even pursue self-employment at some point. 

    Check out our Use That Raise to Power Your Career Pass-Along Materials Content in our online store

  • Monday, June 10, 2019 4:26 PM | Bridget Weide Brooks (Administrator)



    Do you currently offer coaching services to your clients? One-on-one, small group, online? Thinking about it? Coaching — whether career coaching, job interview coaching, LinkedIn coaching, or salary negotiation coaching — can be a source of new revenue, and even new clients! This 14-page special report will help you understand why being a coach may be a good idea for your business. It provides an overview of the different types of coaching business models you can add (some of which you might not have thought of as “coaching”). It also provides an overview of tools and technologies available to help you.

    Check out our Coach Me If You Can Special Report in our online store

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