Tag Archives: Louise Garver

Prepare for a Background Check

The quote: “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.” ?Walter Elliott Tip of the week: “Avoid surprises: prepare for a background check. Ninety percent of employers today are conducting some type of background check on job applicants and over 80% of companies say that discrepancies on a job […]

Bulleted Resume Hits Target

This Week’s Advice: “Applying for a position that draws on your prior years of experience rather than your current assignment? Attract an employer’s attention with three or four stellar career milestones listed in a bulleted section on page one of your resume, just before your employment history.” Louise Garver Career Directions Contact Louise for Resume […]

Successful Negotiation Strategy

This Week’s Advice: “Need a successful negotiation strategy? Quantify your contribution then ask for a piece of the pie. Use your past achievements, information gathered from your research, and what you learned in your interviewer(s) to quantify your role. Once you reach an amount, state it during negotiations, and ask to be paid a portion […]