Chronological vs. Functional. Objective vs. Summary Statement. Paragraphs vs. Bullets. Although debates will always rage on regarding the ideal resume format, I can tell you what I like to see (and my clients). Fellow recruiter Peggy McKee and I discuss these topics in a video recently produced by her recruiting firm. If you have your own view on these topics, feel free to share them in the comment section for this post.
When the phone doesn’t ring within 24 hours of an interview, many job candidates start to assume they didn’t get the job. The waiting game is worse than the interview itself for some.
Job Seekers: Momentum is your friend! Don’t lose it!
P.S. Here’s a link with more advice on this topic from Denise Palmieri.
We all know how much effort it takes to find the perfect job. It requires planning, tenacity, strategy, and plenty of resources. As you take command of this endeavor, keep in mind, as a job seeker you have plenty of places to turn for assistance.
An ideal group of people where you can find assistance is recruiters. Although you might have mixed reviews or experiences with this bunch, there are thousands of good ones out there.
Today’s blog post comes in the form of another article I’ve written for Job-Hunt.org. This post outlines the key advantages of leveraging recruiters in your job search. Click on this link to read it, and as always, feel free to leave comments below.
More information on working with recruiters: Recruiting Your Recruiter in the Job Search
We all know the value of making a great first impression. What should you do when you make a BAD first impression?
After you read the article, I bet you will have stories of your own to share. Please comment using this blog post. I would love to read them.