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 Doors
What Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You?
Why Your Next Job Might Come via LinkedIn
Is Your Resume Summary Boring Employers?
Does Your Resume Contain These 7 Overused Phrases?
3 Simple Steps to a Dollar-Driven Resume that Grabs Employer Attention
Did You Short-Circuit Your LinkedIn Profile with Overused Words?
5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Working
Want Stronger Results? Try a Networking Resume
Be the First Applicant with this Job Search Tip
Is Your Executive Resume Too Wordy?
Do You Really Want to Use THAT LinkedIn Photo?
3 Easy Ways to Overcome the Challenge of Resume Writing
What LinkedIn’s IPO Means for You
Executive Job Hunting? You’ll Need More than a Resume
Copying a Professional Resume? Watch Out for These Pitfalls
7 Phrases to Delete from Your LinkedIn Profile
What You Should Know Before Contacting a Recruiter
Does 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 Running
Does Your Resume Miss Out on the Latest Trends?
Is Your LinkedIn Profile Holding You Back?
How to Ace the Panel Interview
3 Strategies for Writing a Bold, Branded Executive Resume
How Do the Best Executive Resumes Win Interviews?
Quick Fixes to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile
5 Tips for a Strong Medical Affairs Leadership Resume
How to Write Compelling Resume Section Headings
3 Reasons to Tone Down Your LinkedIn Photo
How to Reach Out to Recruiters Using LinkedIn
3 Ways to Emphasize Your ROI on Your Resume
The 5 Most Overlooked Components of a Powerful Executive Resume
3 Places To Pack Your LinkedIn Profile With Keywords
3 Secrets To A Powerful Resume Summary
3 Reasons To Update Your LinkedIn Profile ASAP
5 Phrases To Take Out Of Your LinkedIn Headline NOW
3 Compelling Strategies For Your COO Resume
3 Major LinkedIn Myths You Should Know About
How To Write Your LinkedIn Profile When You’re Unemployed
3 Secrets To A High-Impact Cover Letter
Is Your LinkedIn Photo Harming Your Job Search?
How To Use LinkedIn For Your Executive Job Search
3 Phrases That Kill The Effectiveness Of An Executive Resume
5 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand For Your Executive Resume