Entries by Kelly Donovan

Please don’t upload your executive resume on LinkedIn

Your new executive resume is done, and it’s a masterpiece. You worked with a top-notch executive resume writer to craft a document that is a branded, compelling showcase of your unique value, with impressive bullets and a modern (yet sensible) design. I can understand wanting to unleash the power of this resume, but please do […]

Personal brand for short attention spans

Research from Microsoft revealed in 2015 that the average attention span had dropped from 12 seconds to a mere 8 seconds. That means that when someone asks you what you do, or you’re writing your LinkedIn summary, or sending a self-introduction to a recruiter, you’d better be able to get the person interested QUICKLY. What […]

Your biggest work-at-home problems, solved

I’ve been working remotely for 12 years now, so to me it seems like the most natural way to work–but I’m realizing that for a lot of people it takes some getting used to. Based on personal experience and what I’ve heard from clients, friends, media articles, and questions I’ve gotten over the years, here’s […]