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All posts by Patra Frame

  • 4 Steps to Create Your Next Success

    When people start looking for a new position, most often they think of one-up or lateral jobs and pull out an old resume to update. Few of us have a really certain idea of what we want to be when we grow up, even in mid-career. And don’t get me started about "passion" or "if yo… more

  • Is It Time to Reboot Your Job Search or Your Career

    Are you feeling stuck at work? Is your search taking far longer than you expected? Have you missed promotions or pay increases? Lost more than you can recoup holding out for the perfect paycheck? For at least two decades I have regularly talked with people who were unemployed for… more

  • 3 Tips to Improve Your Resume Now

    [caption id="attachment_13152" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Patra enjoying resume reviews."][/caption] What were the top three take-aways from the resume reviews at recent ClearedJobs.Net Cleared Job Fairs? Tip 1: Get Critical Info Right Up Top The top third o… more

  • Fix These 3 Errors to Improve Your Cleared Resume

    All resumes are basically an ad for you. Take a look at advertisements in your field or for consumers - note how they are trying to capture attention with short, active words and clear presentation. Your cleared resume needs to capture attention like a great ad and show you as… more

  • How to Handle Employment Gaps

    Once upon a time, the main employment gaps were among mothers returning to the work force. But now, such gaps are fairly common. More men are taking on family care, middle career people and retiring military are taking sabbaticals, it's not as easy to roll from one contract to an… more