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Pricing changes effective May 15, 2017

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It has been quite some time since we have adjusted our prices for our resume and LinkedIn services. To continue to provide our signature, high quality writing services and still keep it cost-effective, we are making some adjustments to our pricing policies, effective May 15, 2017.

Resume Packages

Effective mid-May, a 5% fee for processing, handling, and shipping costs will be added.

We wanted to keep the core price of our resume packages the same, ranging from $299 for entry level, $399 for ...

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7 Networking tips for introverts

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You have probably heard the statistics – many sources such as LinkedIn, Forbes, and the Harvard Business Review claim that 60 – 80% of jobs are found or secured through some form of networking (sources: Career Playbook, http://www.careerplaybook.com/guide/networking.asp). For people who are shy or naturally more introverted, this sounds like the kiss of death. However, it doesn’t need to be.

 

1.       Realize what networking is and is not

 

First of all, most job search experts and formal studies indicate that “some form ...

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A fistful of business cards

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I bet we all have them – a huge stack of business cards that we’ve gathered at various networking events, coffee meetings, leads groups, and random encounters. I just grabbed a stack out of my own purse today that’s at least two inches thick.

And do you know what most of these represent?

A missed opportunity. Or at least a bunch of dead weight I’ve been carrying around.

Let me get you my card…

Let’s be honest. Not every business card I receive is ...

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Is your resume striking out or knocking it out of the park?

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The job seeker steps up to the plate. You can feel the determination coming off of him like waves spreading across the field. The HR manager pitches the job, a hard fast ball that flies past the job seeker, who just misses it. Setting up for the second pitch now, a deceiving curve ball.  The job seeker swings hard and fans it, catching nothing but air.  It’s all riding on this final pitch.  Another fast ball, but all he does ...

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Get your job search ready for the New Year

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When most people think of the pending New Year, typical resolutions spring to mind: exercise more, eat right, and – of course – get serious about their job search.  However, while many people know they want to get something new, deciding what to do first for the job hunt is not always apparent.

Try this checklist to get your job search into full swing…

  1. Update your resume and LinkedIn profile

Even if you updated your resume as recently as six months ago, take ...

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The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators is here!

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After several months of careful editing and revisions, we are finally ready to release the 2015 edition of “The Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators.”  Featuring over 20 agencies, major schools, and notable educators in the luxury lifestyle management, this guide is a valuable resource to anyone looking for a job in the domestic services industry, from nannies to estate managers and everything in-between.

Best of all, you can get your copy for free!

Just sign up for our free eNewsletter ...

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The Resume: Your Character Sheet

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businessman fighting in knight suitWhen writing a resume, many folks just put all the things they have done in the past to paper and never give it a second thought. Those same folks often end up on the wrong side of adventure in the world of other job seekers. Everyone is the hero of their own life story. Problems arise in the realm ...

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Agency Spotlight: Distinguished Domestics

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Distinguished Domestic logo 2015Awarded the DEMA Agency of the Year award in 2012, Distinguished Domestics is highly respected in the industry.  Located just outside Beverly Hills, California, they are an agency for professionals that truly enjoys the work they do. Respect is the name of their game, and Elise Lewis was kind enough to tell us more about her agency.

1.            How long have ...

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Coming Soon: The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators

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job seeker guide.After several months of development, The Personal Touch Career Services will be releasing the “2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators” within the next week.

The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies is a lists over 20 of the most recognized firms in the United States.  Since 2012, we have been contacting agencies and asking them the same core questions to ...

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