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What the 3 types of recruiters can do for you

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 [...]

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Is that recruiter lying to you? How to tell.

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 [...]

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What if there are 6 ads and you really want the job?

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 [...]

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What to do if there are Six Ads For One Job – part one

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 [...]

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Are You Applying For A Job That Isn’t?

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 [...]

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How NOT to treat a recruiter

Are recruiters getting in you way, and keeping you from even being considered for a job? [...]

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9 ways a recruiter can help you

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. [...]

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Free career intelligence 5 ways

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 [...]

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When recruiters become slaveowners

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 [...]

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Resume spreading services and warnings

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.

The dangers

If you are employed, your resume may be sent to your current boss, or to a [...]

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