Ever wondered whether you picked the wrong career? Do you sometimes find yourself feeling jealous of people who love their jobs? Have you dreamed of making a career change, but hesitated to make the leap?
In today's episode of "Why It Works," Lynda Spiegel, job search coach and resume writer reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind why Career Moves work. We explore a little known secret about resume selection, what type of companies retain employees better, and why some people struggle more with career moves than others.
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MEET OUR GUEST
Lynda Spiegel is a job search coach and resume writer who extensively recruited, interviewed and hired thousands of talented professionals as a human resources executive. She founded Rising Star Resumes to leverage this background, which affords her a unique perspective on how recruiters and hiring managers view candidates. A graduate of The University of Rochester (BA, Philosophy) and Queens College, City University of New York (MA, English), with doctoral level courses at CUNY’s Graduate Center in Rhetoric, Lynda has worked at financial services, telecomm and SaaS companies. She also writes about HR and careers for the Wall Street Journal Experts blog.
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Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License
Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.