Mat von Kroeker
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Mat von Kroeker commented on Gavin Redelman's blog post 'Is your resume preventing you from getting a new job?'
"On the flip side, most people I work with aren't that stupid or desperate to submit thier resume to a position they're completely unqualified for. I have seen and heard from candidates, time and again, they'll consider a company…"
Sep 13, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Bill Boorman's blog post 'Lazy Recruiters'
"I'm a recruiter.  I'm lazy.  But am I a lazy recruiter??   Think about it.(relax, relax.... let the machine do it's work.)"
Sep 8, 2011
Granite Consulting and Mat von Kroeker are now friends
Aug 17, 2011
Mat von Kroeker replied to Bill Radin's discussion 'Are Recruiters Really Necessary?'
"It isn't a coincidence that on this relatively small of a level, ego's destroy all the good that can come about--- and on the largest scale conceivable, US Congress and the President of the United States, ego's destroy all the good…"
Aug 11, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Luke Collard's blog post 'My favourite recruitment catch phrases'
""Smoke & Mirrors"  --  Someone who "sells themselves" as Sales or Management in an interview to warrant thier six figure salary demand,  and does absolutely nothing the day they walk into the position, but…"
Jul 20, 2011
Mat von Kroeker replied to Sandra McCartt's discussion 'CAN YOU PLACE A CANDIDATE YOU DISLIKE?'
"Excellent resume and skills ARE his/her personality.  Position 60% functional, 40% technical?  Warning to the client.  Position 100% technical?  Just hire'm and throw'm in a cubicle.  Personalities don't…"
Jul 20, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Irina Shamaeva's blog post '#BeKnown: #Monster Creates Potential Competition to #LinkedIn'
"BeKnown should combine the best that every social media site has to offer-- jobs, photos, vids, friends, deals, games, what have you---  like a bitchin' Frankenstein's Monster of connectivity-- and get it over with. …"
Jun 29, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Its Cheesy - But it home for me today!'
"Timely---  just thinking these very points last night--!!   Thanks---I've always liked this saying:"Reach for the stars-- you might hit a great lamp post along the way!""
Jun 29, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Frank Zupan's blog post '"For what it's worth"'
"HR Dir. at prestigious, Fortune 100 company, Googling Irene and/or Frank for perfect position, no-brainer, "can-do-it-with-eyes-closed", salary, cadillac benefits, once in a lifetime opportunity:"Wow-- This Frank Z. and Irene…"
Jun 29, 2011
Mat von Kroeker and Cathy McCullough are now friends
Jun 27, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Cathy McCullough's blog post 'Taking the Stress Out of the Salary Discussion'
"1. Location  2. Compensation  3. Position (good fit, duties and responsibilities, career growth etc.)-- these three being the top concerns for active and passive candidates, I would have hoped I'd gotten these data points resolved in…"
Jun 24, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Jerry D. Thurber's blog post 'Can Background Checking Screen for Attitude?'
"Although I agree with your theory in principle-- in reality, an interpretation of one's "attitude" (at any given moment in time) is purely subjective, and doesn't take into account the past or present variables that could account…"
Jun 17, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Steve Ludlow's blog post 'Cold Calling: A Junior Sales Activity?'
"It's been my experience, having to cold call in markets as diverse as the creative to the uber-financial, that a junior level associate cold calls from the "yellow pages"- and through repetition, gains confidence in the pitch, answers…"
Jun 14, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Michael Webb's blog post 'So, you want to be a recruiter?'
"No offense--- but asking the gi-normous staffing firms to steer from "immediate, short term, real-time reports driven, at-all-costs profits to satisfy shareholders" business model to... well... ANYTHING other than that, is…"
Jun 13, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Debbie Fledderjohann's blog post 'Will "Unemployed Discrimination" Become Illegal?'
"Unfortunately, at the time of mass layoffs, the overwhelming rumor, wives tale, urban legend's if you will, were that the person's being let go were of a "political disatisfaction, sub-par knowledge and work ethic, and generally…"
May 18, 2011
Mat von Kroeker and Paul Lipman are now friends
May 18, 2011

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Apollo Professional Solutions Inc.
Which industries do you work in now?
Government, Industrial, Technology, Utilities

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At 12:35am on February 1, 2010, Shara Shetrit said…
You are awsome! That is great advice! You forgot, also, that most of the govt job posts are bogus and they are already filling the spots internally.


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