I asked this questions of the LinkedIn community, purposely trying to get a response from staffing and recruiting. Most of the answers are coming from Resume Writers. How do you feel about Summary…Continue
While I have the attention of some of the best recruiters, I'm wondering what questions you ask to learn the most about your jobseekers. Technical, transferable, adaptive; all would be welcome.…Continue
Due to all the crap I've received, beginning with Jerry, I will not moderate my blog posts. Continue
Bob McIntosh has not received any gifts yet
As a career strategist I’m privy to conversation from job candidates who are at the mercy of internal and third-party recruiters. I say mercy because before they can sell themselves to the hiring manager, they have to get past the recruiter.
In the grand scheme of things there seems to be a misunderstanding…Continue
It's Casino Night for my kids' school. I don't expect much from this event, but it turns out to be more fun than I would have thought. It's surprising how PTA volunteers can really let loose when alcohol is consumed at great quantities. I talk with two stupid-drunk people at length, and another person with whom I have an interesting conversation.
They say timing is everything. Nothing illustrated this more than when I entered a hall full of networkers today, and a woman I had never met approached me before I even put my dollar in the contribution jar. It was as if she came out of nowhere like a dive-bombing sparrow from the sky.
A customer came to me exasperated because he hadn't heard from the recruiter who was trying to place him at company for an engineering position. My customer told me the process had been going really well. He and the company were in the final stages, the hiring manager told him it looked promising, it was just a matter of…Continue