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Here are just a few selected comments about Quintessential Careers:
Just wanted to let you know that your Website is “Awesome.” I have been a fan since 2005. It absolutely rocks.
I love your Website. Thanks for putting it together.
Barb T., a job-seeker, writes:
Thank you so much! I’ve been wasting my money on Resumes for Dummies and Interviews for Dummies and this whole time I could of been using these [Quintessential Careers Press] books… I’m having trouble getting back into the workforce after a long and grueling illness and need to find out what I’m doing wrong. The Website gave me so many-new-good ideas to try.
I have seen and used your website for many years and have recommended it to friends along the way who have used it to great benefit.
Thanks for hosting the most comprehensive career site on the web.
May you have good Karma for eternity.
Susan Todd, a job-seeker, writes:
I love your website. I’ve been saving newspaper clippings on various topics for a job search and now I can find all I need in one place. Very useful details too such as the reminder that when using a combo functional/chronological resume, one still needs to have a chronological resume for certain employers and most on-line applications. Obvious, but when feeling overwhelmed and stressed when gearing up for the first time in a while, it’s not unusual for some to not think though everything.
Jian, a job-seeker, writes:
I’ve read your Cold Calling: A Time-Tested Method of Job-Hunting on QuintCareers.com. I would say that I can never thank you and QuintCareers enough for providing such powerful, practical and clear directions for job seekers like me.
Recently I have done lots of research on line and checked many books. None of the resources cover many areas like you do. No doubt QuintCareers bring job seekers a whole set of winning ideas. One really learns a lot from them.
This website gives me the most help! As soon as I found it yesterday, I stayed up all night to read and make notes! I will be studying more today and later in the future for sure.
Tiffany, a career-changer, writes:
Quintessential Careers is an incredibly resourceful site. Several articles proved to be a tremendous help during my quest for a career change and in acquiring my position with my current employer.
An Anonymous visitor writes:
You have the best available web site for all career related questions and information. QuintCareers is simply the best and you’re the standard by which I measure all sources of career information: web and non-web sources.
Amanda, who used our salary negotiation tools to help get a better job offer, writes:
Just wanted to let you know how helpful your website was for me.
I used your techniques for writing a counter proposal letter and got $2,500/yr. more than they offered me. To some, maybe that’s not that much, but for me it was huge!
Zulma, a self-taught Mexican-American woman searching for career insight, writes:
Thank you so much for posting this website on the Internet for free. I can’t tell you how stressful it is to try to choose your career opportunities wisely — so it is even more important to know how to get yourself pointed in the direction you want for the rest of your life.
Your tips and tricks are honestly very helpful and very easy to find. I keep Googling different questions during my job search after graduate school and your page has always shown up with excellent public and free results.
Your website is so necessary as a public help to society.
Brandi, a job-seeker, writes:
I think your website is amazing. So much so that I have used its information and referred it to many people. My brother now swears by it. He just graduated from college and got his dream job.
I got three jobs (interviews) in one day. So keep it free and keep it amazing and thanks.
Mike Beckmann, Ph.D., Deputy Associate Director, Center for Leadership Capacity Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, writes:
After reading your web-site as well as numerous postings by you on other career-related sites I have to say that you rock. I have spent over 20 years as a recruiter for Fortune 500 companies and the government. I wish that everyone who ever started a job search would read and commit to memory your writings regarding networking, interviewing, and negotiating job offers.
Your practical, well thought strategies (when applied) make the selection process easier not only for a candidate, but also for recruiters. As you aware already aware, most recruiters long for candidates who have a healthy respect for the selection dance and can negotiate offers and career needs through a spirit of enlightened collaboration.
Nice job and thanks.
Bonnie, a job-seeker, writes:
I just wanted to give you a quick Thank you for the website. I followed the advice that was given for negotiating my salary and I just received a new offer that was right on target with what I had asked for. Thank you again for your site, I will definitely come to Quintessential Careers for advice and information again in the future!
AMD, a student, writes:
I am student at University of Maryland and I am writing this email to thank you for your wonderful Tips for Getting Good Grades. Just let you know your tips were awesome. They really worked, and I really appreciate you for putting them online.
Christine, a job-seeker, writes:
I just wanted to say a big thank you for such a highly informative website! A review of the behavioral interview questions and answers on your website really boosted my confidence for the interview I had today. I was not taken by surprise at the various questions because I was well prepared with information provided on your site.
Steven H. Cady, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Bowling Green University, writes:
I really appreciate your information on informational interviewing. I have incorporated your site into an assignment I am giving to students in my class. Thanks for making it available.
G.L., a job-seeker, writes:
This letter is to thank you for the resources and tools provided on your website. I have recently negotiated a new job and I owe this, in part, to the advice, tutorials, and preparation tools found at Quintessential Careers.
The exhaustive cover letters section on your site provided these necessary skills for me. Finally, the chance for a job interview came suddenly and in less than 24 hours, I had to ‘cram’ for the interview. Again, your website provided information as to what to expect and an amazingly accurate list of interview questions. Every question that was asked by the HR staff was on that list.
I have recommended your website to others who I know will reap immediate benefits. Two of my colleagues asked me recently for help with their resumes and some of my advice was to go to your site. We are professional career folks who have several jobs and years under our belts. Despite this we still need to know, “am I doing this right?” and “can you help me with my resume?” Your humble site provides a fountainhead of knowledge.
Thank you for the knowledge and confidence. Keep up the good work.
Galen Tinder, manager of Ricklin-Echikson Associates, writes:
I am a full-time career consultant in New Jersey working mostly with corporate clients. I use Quintessential Careers often, with clients, with other consultants I supervise and for my own edification. Your site is far and away the best career site on the Internet that I know of, and I know of quite a few. No other site matches Quintessential’s breadth of information, ease of access and navigation, and excellence of content.
In fact it’s with mixed feelings that I refer people to Quintessential Careers, since it might tempt them to ask themselves what they need me for!
Although I have been reading Quintessential Careers since 1999, I think I have appreciated it even more in the last year. I like the balance you strike between openness to new developments in the field and a skepticism of faddish trends. And your intra-linking system is terrific.
Thanks for all your work (and your wife’s, as well) and the generosity with which you share your expertise.
Gloria C. Brown writes:
I just left your web site, and it is WONDERFUL! I teach a business communications class at Keller Graduate School of Management in the evening MBA program in Atlanta. One of the class sessions focuses on resume writing and job application letters.
With your permission, I’d like to prepare an overhead listing the five phases of the job search, as described on your web site, to use as part of my class discussion of job searches. Of course, I will include your web site address on the overhead. And, I will certainly recommend your web site to my students as one of the best on-line sources of job search information that I’ve found.
Thanks for such a resourceful web site! Your influence will spread far beyond the Stetson campus, thus fulfilling part of your personal mission statement — to educate, advise, and counsel — students across the country.
My high school did not teach us how to make a resume. I have been surfing the net searching for free samples to have an outline of how to make one. Your website has a number of different layouts for people at different levels in life. I think the site is great. Keep up the good work.
I just wanted to let you know that you have an AWESOME website. It’s very helpful. Thanks for all of your hard work and dedication… I will be recommending Quintessential Careers Website to all of my fellow college friends.
Linda Bickham writes:
I’m Information Resources column editor for my local American Society for Training & Development chapter newsletter. The newsletter, Learning Curve, comes out monthly, and I try to point out resources I think will be of value to members. These resources may be books, websites, videos, courses or any other information resource. Would you mind if I wrote a brief overview of your site and recommended that our members check it out further for the career, resume, writing, and web marketing information you have created and compiled? I’ve found your resume resources very valuable personally. I believe other ASTD members can benefit from visiting your website, both for the content and to see an excellent example of content organization.
Thanks for making such a great resource available on the web. I hope you will have no objection to coverage of your web site in our newsletter.
Amy Callarman writes:
I would like to commend you on your website and the information it contains. I am a high school Career Studies, Business and Technology teacher and am incorporating your Cover Letter Tutorial into my lesson plans for next week. I recommended Dynamic Cover Letters as a resource to be used in the resume preparation unit during my presentation last summer at the Texas Business Education Professional Improvement Conference. It’s people like you who help make teaching our courses so much better. Thank you for your hard work!
Emily V. Troiano writes:
I know you’ve heard this before, but your web site is fantastic. I work at the Brown University Career Services. Another person here and I were just giddily exploring your whole site. I’ve used parts of it before, but I’d never taken the time to check out all of it. You’re amazing. Thank you.
C. William Coakley, Ed.M., writes:
You have a wonderfully informative site which I have linked to immediately. The students at my Academic Coaching Center in Las Vegas, NV, participate in academic enrichment activities, including SAT Prep, College Essay and Applications Prep, and Career Planning. The resources you have provided within your site will be a welcome addition to our internet bookmark section. Please keep up the good work.
Caitlin, a high-school student, writes:
My name is Caitlin and I am a senior high school student from Ottawa, Ontario. I am just writing to you to tell you how grateful I am for your website. As graduation, post-secondary education, and career planning are all quite stressful issues, the useless information on the internet was definitely an unnecessary stress. When I finally came across your website, it was a god sent. I can’t express to you enough how helpful this site has been to me and how I will definitely use your information all through my future planning. I am very grateful to you.
Thank you again.
An anonymous job-seeker writes:
I just found your site and it is FANTASTIC!! I’m currently going through a stressful time considering where to relocate to and how to go about planning the entire proce