There are three basic recruiting types. Knowing which one will help you the most is extremely important. Go to the wrong one and you’ll get that nagging feeling that he is not on your side.
Mass marketers work with companies that need a lot of people. They process candidates in a systematic way and send [...]
Have you ever talked to a recruiter and had the hair on the back of your neck stand up? …the feeling that you are being lied to? …the nagging doubt about his sincerity? …the dread that you are making a big mistake?
You were right! Listen to your feelings.
Why recruiters lie
Not because their [...]
You see 6 ads for one job you really want. It is so good you would quit you’re your current job just to apply. What do you do?
High Priority Jobs
Getting your resume into the hiring manager’s hands is your quest.
First gather information.
Is there anything that makes you think the writer [...]
You see 3 job board ads with almost identical wording for a job in the same suburb. You go online and find 3 social network ads that are almost identical from 3 more different companies. It has to be one job, not 6 different ones. What do you do?
First decide how much you want [...]
To get a job through internet job boards you have to overcome some huge obstacles. One problem is that you apply for a job that isn’t. The job doesn’t exist for you. The job was posted because Human Resources (HR) said they had to post it. They have an internal candidate. You haven’t got a [...]
Are recruiters getting in you way, and keeping you from even being considered for a job? [...]
As a recruiter I help people get jobs, but only a few people. I also prepare a bunch of people to get jobs on their own. [...]
Here are 5 ways to get free career intelligence. This can help you find and land a job.
1. Every day I give away useful business intelligence. I am an expert in a few job markets. I’m a recruiter. Every time you talk to a recruiter, grill them. If a recruiter calls you out of [...]
Your resume may have been thrown away because the wrong person submitted it. You may have become a victim of recruiter ownership. (No, it is not slavery, it just feels like it.)
Paul recounted to me that he was presented by a recruiter to a company for a job. The recruiter said, “I have [...]
There are two types of resume spreading services. One sends your resume to many job search websites like Monster and CareerBuilder.com. The other sends your resume to hundreds of recruiters and companies like ResumeRabbit, indeed.com, and simplyhired.com.
If you are employed, your resume may be sent to your current boss, or to a [...]