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7 Reasons for a Career Makeover. Nykky McCarley, Life Coach, describes why your resume may not be packing the punch you think it does. These 7 Reasons will help you discover why you should make over your work experience to actively pursue the career you want!


Its Time for a Career Makeover!

By: Nykky McCarley, www.myfuturestate.com

7 Reasons

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When You Think Makeover Do You Only Think This

Susan Boyle, post-Makeover by Harpers Bazaar

Susan Boyle, of Britains Got Talent Fame

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Because Your Career Needs a Makeover Too

Transform your experience from DRAB

C&V Engineering Services Business Plan excerpt from Executive Summary

Commissioning & Validation Engineering Services is an invaluable internal Abbott resource. Our staff of engineers & technicians has the expertise, knowledge & network to fulfill all commissioning, quality & validation needs. We support projects every step of the way from engineering design through the validation lifecycle; from inspection, start-up, validation & qualification to turnover of fully operational facilities, we provide the total solution.

1.1 Mission (Company Confidential)

1.2 Vision (Company Confidential)

1.3 Strategic Business Objectives (Company Confidential)

Business Plan: all text, boring!





Business Plan:

images, easy

to read

by following


To Make Over Your Career!

7 Reasons

Reason for


Generic career descriptions wont get your foot in the door

you need to separate yourself from the pack!

Its time to

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Reason for


Youre experiencedbut are your skills transferrable?

Of course they are! But a cookie cutter resume wont show that.

Reason for


Your eye is on the corner office, or at least one with a view.

Show the powers that be you are ready!

! Its time for a

Reason for

#4 Create a board of

directors for your career: Champions, Sponsors & Mentors who will guide & grow you, & open doors for you.

A career makeover will show them you are

worth the investment.

Its time to

Reason for

#5 Youre anxious. Or,

maybe its hard to talk about yourself.

Make over your career so its exciting to talk about yourself & your

awesome achievements.

Its time to !

Reason for

#6 Youve been drifting from

job to job, with no career plan or goal in mind.

A career makeover activates you to

manage your career.

Its time to

You want to remake your careeras in you want to CHANGE IT ENTIRELY. .

Make over your experience to reflect how it supports

your NEW career!

Its time to

Reason for


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to recap

You can read more about this topic at my blog: yourfuturestate.wordpress.com


1. Stand out from the crowd 2. Customize experience 3. Vie for a promotion 4. Obtain mentors, sponsors & champions 5. Alleviate Interview anxiety 6. Manage your career direction 7. Make a career change

Make Over Your Career in Order to:

whats next?

1. Ill instruct how to Make Over an experience.

2. Ill explain the concept of a Career Portfolio, the vehicle for sharing Made Over career experiences.

3. Lets Make Over one of your career experiences, at no cost. Contact me at nykky@myfuturestate.com or LinkedIn.

In a subsequent post:

Please note, any career experience I make over will be shared with the Slide Share community.