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What recruiters look for in a resume (and what you might be doing incorrectly)

We all know that formatting and layout are critical for today’s resumes. When applying on a website or job board, your resume might get blocked by technology. Complex algorithms can stop your resume from being seen. If you stand out from the crowd...

5 key resume tips for sales professionals

As I stare at my computer screen and review profiles and resumes all day, it shocks me how many people still don’t know how to comprise an effective professional description of themselves.  Resume writing is accessible in high schools and college,...

Phone Interviews: Dos and Don'ts

Phone interviews have become increasingly important in today’s hiring process. The preliminary phone interview helps the interviewer understand more about the candidate before committing to an in-person and in-depth round. It is essential to do well...

Startup or corporate: where do you belong?

One of the first decisions a new college graduate is forced to make, whether they realize it or not is do they want to go to work for a fledgling startup company or join the ranks at a large, long standing corporate company.

The Dreaded Post Grad Life

You’ve graduated, Congratulations! So, now what? If your parents are anything like mine, they will be asking you every day if you have leads on any new jobs…and most of the time your response will be no.

Here’s my story: I graduated from the...

Lose the Job Description

Believe it or not, Hiring Managers and recruiters are moving away from lengthy, bulleted job descriptions and towards a more performance-based description.  As recruiters, we know that potential candidates do not want to read through a page long job...

Internships: Stay within major or branch out?

You're 18, going into college and suddenly expected to choose what you want to do for the rest of your life… no pressure. I’ve seen it many times, a college student chooses a major that he/she thinks they'll enjoy and then Junior or Senior year...

Are references actually that important?

In the era of social networking, we are all connected in one way or another. I have never been a big fan of checking references; it rarely guarantees an excellent hire. A bad reference or no reference does not necessarily mean that the candidate is...

How to Market Yourself When Looking for a Job

 When someone is looking for change there is usually a lot of confusion and questions around it. You may find yourself in different situations - maybe your job is especially busy & you have no time to look but you’re keen to change, or you’re out of...

The 5 Recruiters You Meet When Looking for a Job

 

I’m a recruiter for ~8 hours a day (most days it’s more like 10), but some of my colleagues and candidates might be surprised to learn that I also have a personal life outside of work. I enjoy doing a lot of things when I’m not working, but we’re...