Hi! I’m Kelly Donovan
The world of job search and career advancement is changing all the time, from the latest changes on LinkedIn to new resume trends to job hunting in a pandemic. My blog is the place for information, insight, and best practices to help you land faster, earn more, and love your work!
About Kelly Donovan
Kelly works with job seekers nationwide, primarily executives. She has been featured on the CBS TV show Face the Truth, and her career advice has been featured in/on Forbes, Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, the New York Post, Entrepreneur, Glassdoor, and many more.
She has been a contributor to three books (including “Resumes for Dummies”), and she has earned certifications in LinkedIn, resume writing, and job search coaching. Full bio
How to avoid recruiter scamsJob Search
Unfortunately, there are always going to be con artists who will try to prey on job seekers who are eager to land their dream jobs–and even the savviest of executives have been hoodwinked by slick, sophisticated recruitment cons. You’re probably wondering what someone’s motive would be for posing as a recruiter or employer. The motive […]
Resume, cover letter… and Facebook login?!Online Presence
Many employers are doing thorough online research into job candidates; a few bad apples try to take that to the extreme.
Am I the right fit for you?Hiring a Career Pro
One of the most important aspects of finding an executive resume writer, LinkedIn profile writer, and/or career coach is making sure that you and the provider are a good fit for each other. That will ensure that you both enjoy the experience and will greatly increase the chances of the outcome you’re hoping for.
Are You Being Reactive on LinkedIn?LinkedIn
Stop Being Reactive on LinkedIn, and Start Being Proactive! While many job seekers focus on applying for advertised jobs on LinkedIn, a more effective approach is to use LinkedIn to contact decision makers at companies of interest when they’re NOT advertising an opening. This is especially true for executive positions. Use LinkedIn’s “advanced search” feature […]