Laura Smith-Proulx
Name: Laura Smith-Proulx Twitter:@ResumeExpertLinkedIn:/in/laurasmithproulxPersonal Website/Blog:www.anexpertresume.comBio: Award-winning, published executive resume writer Laura Smith-Proulx, CCMC, TCCS, CPRW, CIC is a national columnist, certified career coach, author, master-trained resume writer, LinkedIn/Twitter strategist, and former recruiter. The Executive Director of An Expert Resume and a media source/contributor to SHRM, Jobing.com, LocalJobNetwork.com, Wall Street Journal FINS, The Denver Post, MinnesotaJobs.com, and others, she partners with executives and senior-level professionals to win choice jobs through targeted personal branding, social media techniques, Search Engine Optimization strategy, career management, and hidden job market access. What's your favorite career related quote?“We are the HERO of our own story." (Mary McCarthy) What’s your favorite part about being a CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Expert? As more people set out to find their dream jobs, it’s exciting to be able to reach out and educate them on the top-ROI strategies for finding the right position—and being discovered by the right employer. I enjoy sharing what I’ve learned as a recruiter about job search and helping professionals tap into a wealth of new resume, job search, and social media trends. Articles written by this expert:Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?5 Key Steps to a Cover Letter that Opens DoorsWhat Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You?Why Your Next Job Might Come via LinkedInIs Your Resume Summary Boring Employers?Does Your Resume Contain These 7 Overused Phrases?3 Simple Steps to a Dollar-Driven Resume that Grabs Employer AttentionDid You Short-Circuit Your LinkedIn Profile with Overused Words?5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t WorkingWant Stronger Results? Try a Networking ResumeBe the First Applicant with this Job Search TipIs Your Executive Resume Too Wordy?Do You Really Want to Use THAT LinkedIn Photo?3 Easy Ways to Overcome the Challenge of Resume WritingWhat LinkedIn’s IPO Means for YouExecutive Job Hunting? You’ll Need More than a ResumeCopying a Professional Resume? Watch Out for These Pitfalls7 Phrases to Delete from Your LinkedIn ProfileWhat You Should Know Before Contacting a RecruiterDoes Your Cover Letter Make These 5 Critical Mistakes?You Sent Out Your Resume – Now What?5 Resume Mistakes That Can Knock You Out of the RunningDoes Your Resume Miss Out on the Latest Trends?Is Your LinkedIn Profile Holding You Back?How to Ace the Panel Interview3 Strategies for Writing a Bold, Branded Executive ResumeHow Do the Best Executive Resumes Win Interviews? Quick Fixes to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile5 Tips for a Strong Medical Affairs Leadership ResumeHow to Write Compelling Resume Section Headings3 Reasons to Tone Down Your LinkedIn PhotoHow to Reach Out to Recruiters Using LinkedIn3 Ways to Emphasize Your ROI on Your ResumeThe 5 Most Overlooked Components of a Powerful Executive Resume3 Places To Pack Your LinkedIn Profile With Keywords3 Secrets To A Powerful Resume Summary3 Reasons To Update Your LinkedIn Profile ASAP5 Phrases To Take Out Of Your LinkedIn Headline NOW3 Compelling Strategies For Your COO Resume3 Major LinkedIn Myths You Should Know AboutHow To Write Your LinkedIn Profile When You’re Unemployed3 Secrets To A High-Impact Cover LetterIs Your LinkedIn Photo Harming Your Job Search?How To Use LinkedIn For Your Executive Job Search3 Phrases That Kill The Effectiveness Of An Executive Resume5 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand For Your Executive Resume
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