All Blog Posts Tagged 'resume' (378)

The Long View

We get trapped into the short view.  Someone resigns and we've got to fill that position now.  Something changes in the business and we now have an urgent need.

No doubt, we are under pressure to fill positions in a lot of cases.  The short view.  We need to get this done now, or else.  But recruiting is really about the long view.  Building a great business doesn't happen in the short run.  It happens because of great work done over a long period of time.  Consistent effective…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on June 25, 2017 at 2:46pm — No Comments

State Of Constant Change

The candidate pool for any search is constantly changing.

An available candidate accepts a new position, no longer in the pool.

Qualified potential candidate who won’t respond to new opportunities because they are happy where they are has a sudden change and is now open to considering a change, enters the pool.

Candidate with too little experience crosses that line so they now have enough, enters the pool.

The candidate pool is a living breathing thing.  Effective…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on June 23, 2017 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Reasons To Eliminate

Resumes are used to find reasons to eliminate.  After that, they are used to find reasons to separate.

So look at your resume and try to eliminate reasons to eliminate.  Job hopping is a good example and is consistently used to eliminate.  It takes time and diligence to avoid that one.  Others, like grammar and spelling errors or confusing presentation, can be easily fixed any time.

Reasons to separate are harder.  Take care of the reasons to eliminate first and then look for…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on June 22, 2017 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Reason Why you Need a Cover Letter for Resume Registration

Your cover letter is something which presents your personality, qualifications and intentions and your interest for that particular job. It is made in a very appealing format. You can say it is the very first chance to create impression on the recruiters. It is believed that if you make your resume very personalized it will definitely indicate that you are very serious about your job role and you are searching it on a serious note. Though your resume will help you get the job and position…

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Added by RyanFaisal on May 15, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

4 Common Job Search Pitfalls To Avoid

Why You Are Not Getting Interviews (Even with All That Manger Experience)

As a principal in a national healthcare recruiting firm, I have read thousands of resumes. Some are good, some are excellent and some are just plain bad. The quality of the information you…

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Added by Roy Munk on March 20, 2017 at 4:51pm — 1 Comment

Why You Should Ditch the Objectives Section of Your Resume & What to Fill it With Instead

The resume objective is proposed to show potential managers your capabilities for the job and your knowledge level in the field. What was once observed as a key approach to catching everyone's eye of hopefuls is currently observed as obsolete and abused.

If…

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Added by Jennifer Broflowski on January 26, 2017 at 3:43am — No Comments

Is Your Resume Weak? How to Identify, Correct and Strengthen Your Approach

Whether they are working in a small company or in a multi-national one, whether they are engineers, or doctors, or professors, or factory workers, they all submitted a copy of their resume to the company they wanted to work with. 

But why not all jobseekers get the jobs they want despite submitting their resume to the company of their dream job?  

Disclaiming internal factors on the side of the company, the strength of the resume is one big factor why…

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Added by Jennifer Broflowski on January 18, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

How Not To (And How To) List Education On Your Resume

When listing your education provide the institution you attended, degree and your major(s). If you have multiple degrees, you should start with your most advanced degree then work your way down (Master’s – Bachelor’s – Associate’s). If you attended multiple schools in your quest for higher education, you only need to list the one you received your degree from.

The following are tips on how not to list education on your resume, which was prepared by…

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Added by Jennifer Broflowski on December 22, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How to Write a Chronological CV?

When it comes to writing your CV, the first impression really counts. The employer can be easily put off by any tiny mistakes. Therefore, it is very important to know how to write a nice CV. The chronological CV is the most common used format in resume writing. It lists your work experience chronologically from the most recent job to the earliest you were involved in. This format should be straight forward and simple. Make sure you separate every work title distinctively to create separate…

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Added by Jennifer Broflowski on December 20, 2016 at 4:25pm — No Comments

How to Make Your Resume Impress Employers in 7 Seconds

Resumes are your first point of contact with employers. Whether you hand them from business to business or spam them through an online job site, it's what prospecting employers will look at first and what gets you either an invite for an in-person interview or a painful rejection via phone or email. Working on your resume and ensuring it is 100 percent error-free and incorporates…

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Added by Hannah Whittenly on November 23, 2016 at 11:55am — No Comments

5 Tools to Create an Impressive Resume

In today’s society, having an impressive resume is going to help you big time. Our resumes are a reflection of our professional activity. Resumes also speak directly and indirectly about our skills and traits, mindsets, and attitudes. As mentioned earlier, your…

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Added by Eva Wislow on November 4, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Tips on Improving CV for Students

It is much more difficult to create a resume for a person without experience than to someone who has already experience. And the problem is not in writing. The case is in effect!!!  You should not down your hands if you have no experience or quality education. We all once started somewhere. No one became the best professional at one second.

 

There are certain rules in resume building that we can not…

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Added by Walter Hurley on September 12, 2016 at 10:51am — No Comments

Best for Your Business: Tips for Hiring the Right People

You want good quality people on your current team and should always be on the lookout for candidates who can help you grow your business. Interviewing and taking applications takes time and money, and while this might take time away from other responsibilities, the benefits will be immeasurable. When interviewing these candidates, there are several ways you can ensure you receive the best person for the job.…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 26, 2016 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Making the Hiring Process More Straightforward and Streamlined

It takes an average of 34 days to fill a job, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. And the bulk of that time is spent placing ads, reviewing resumes and scheduling interviews. Yet many companies struggle with the hiring process because of the vast…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on June 10, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Key to Long-Tail Keyword Searches in Recruiting and Job Search

The Merriam Webster Dictionary says a keyword is “a significant word from a title or document used especially as an index to content”.

Well, the keyword in this definition is “significant”.

There are three questions:

1. Which keywords to use?

2. How significant do keywords need…

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Added by Henning Seip on April 25, 2016 at 12:33pm — No Comments

How to Brand Yourself as a Professional

Just like a product or service depends on its brand to establish a voice, tone, values and appeal of their agency, you as a professional must also exhibit your…

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Added by Bridget O'Neill on April 11, 2016 at 5:33pm — No Comments

THE RESUME AND GETTING IT READY FOR THE JOB SEARCH

Getting started on the resume can often be one of the most difficult parts of the job search. Resumes, in the beginning, can seem tedious and time-consuming. You may be unsure of what to do, always keep in mind that …

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Added by Jennifer Bouley on April 4, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

How to Keep Pace with Latest Trends - Social Profile Resumes

The Importance of Social Profile Resumes in Recent Times

Over the years, social media has proven useful beyond the usual photo/video sharing, connecting with old high-school classmates, and tweeting.…

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Added by Brandi Webster on February 26, 2016 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Best free websites to search resumes and how to effectively conduct resume searches

It's no secret that today's recruiting has wholly moved online. However, a lot of recruiters I meet still lack some basic online recruiting skills. They usually know only about Monster or CareerBuilder, the two most overpriced websites for recruiting. They post on one of these two websites, spending thousands, and then are surprised that the quality or amount of candidates aren't to their expectations. Below are some two of the free websites I use to search resumes and source…

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Added by Sam Lopinsky on January 20, 2016 at 11:54pm — No Comments

6 Resume Writing Tips for Career/Educational Counselors

Writing a good resume can be considered as a kind of art, because there is not a correct way to formulate one’s resume, but there are always some resume writing tips that can be found helpful when applying for an education and career counseling position. It is important to stand out from the crowd with your resume and that is done with quality content that is clearly written without any errors.…

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Added by Jennifer Bouley on December 25, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

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