Job reqs are often sprinkled with PR, HR, and corporate-speak, obscuring the real meaning behind the words. Lighten your day perusing our universal code-breaker.
Ever been given a choice for how to interview? Suspect that there’s value in meeting face-to-face? Turns out you were right! And those that think videoconferencing is a good substitute for sitting across from your prospective employer will be sadly disappointed.
Especially If You’re “Older”, Choosing the Right Words Can Make All the Difference in Your Career Search!
Older job-seekers face significant challenges in the lean hiring years since the Great Recession. Put your best foot forward during your career search by employing a smart choice of words.
Many candidates overload their resumes with project lists and examples of their work, producing tomes rather than the adverts that I recommend. No doubt, supporting documentation can help seal the deal in today’s competitive job market, but timely submission is key.
Phone job interviews in public spaces are legal, but may not project the image your company brand deserves.
No, it’s not a company that pays a 35% fee in cash and accepts a one-week guarantee.
Digitization and the internet have changed job hunting forever. That said, any wise job-seeker will augment their online activities with good old-fashioned networking.
Everyone needs a resume to speak of their unique capabilities. Check out Leonardo’s list of accomplishments.
As recruiters, we spend hours reviewing, editing, and re-writing resumes daily. And we are frequently surprised to see recurring gaffes that hinder our applicants’ candidacies.