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Formatting Your Resume to Be Read!

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.

 

November 2, 2010 Posted by | Guest Post, Resume Writing, Video, Working with Recruiters | 4 Comments

The Interview is Done–Will the Phone Ring?

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.

Read what to do and NOT do during this stage in process in my latest Job-Hunt.org article:  Post-Interview Waiting Game.

November 9, 2009 Posted by | Candidate Selection, Interviewing 101, Job Search, Job-Hunt.org article, Video, Working with Recruiters | 2 Comments

Momentum in the Job Search

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.

July 22, 2009 Posted by | General Musings, Job Search, Video | 7 Comments

Recruiters Can Be a Job Seeker’s Best Friend

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 recruitersRecruiting Your Recruiter in the Job Search

June 2, 2009 Posted by | Job Search, Job-Hunt.org article, Video, Working with Recruiters | 14 Comments

First Impressions Last?

We all know the value of making a great first impression.  What should you do when you make a BAD first impression?

Read up on how to recover from a bad first impression and the importance of the LAST impression.  The details are in my first article for Job-Hunt, a great online source for job seekers.

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.

April 20, 2009 Posted by | Interviewing 101, Job Search, Job-Hunt.org article, Video | 15 Comments

Jeff tells a Story about a Man and the Internet

Click play to hear a story about DotComGuy and his quest to prove the power of the Internet nine years ago.  And then let me know if you could do the same in today’s world. 

April 1, 2009 Posted by | General Musings, Social Media, Video | 5 Comments