Author: Abby Locke

Abby Locke is an executive resume writer and career transformation coach who helps emerging leaders, executives and professional women to craft compelling career narratives and standout brand profiles.

Congratulations are in order! You launched a great job search, marketed a stellar executive resume and got the job offer you want…doesn’t get better than that. Well, now comes the hard part. You have to say goodbye to your current employer. What was your job situation? Is it going to be an emotional farewell for […]

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I had the pleasure of working with a new client today and as we went through the personal branding strategy session, I challenged her with this question: “If an employer has several candidates who are qualified and have strong sales achievements, why should they pick you?” She seems a little stumped at first. After all, […]

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How competitive is your company? I don’t mean the external competition against other companies in the industry or marketplace…I am talking about the internal competition. The one where executives and emerging leaders have to be strategic in positioning themselves for prestige, power, brand recognition and top promotion. To be successful as a trusted leader and […]

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As a resume writer, career management coach and job search strategist, I work with my clients on all aspects of their career growth plan…often that includes interview preparation. It always seems to be one extreme or the other. I have had clients who are comfortable and confident in interviews and just need the right tools […]

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You landed a new job that you thought was your dream job. After all, the interviews went smoothly. You effectively sold them on your skills and leadership expertise. Your prospective boss sold you on the position and benefits of joining the company and more importantly, demonstrated how much they needed you for the role. All seemed […]

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