I keep applying to jobs and never hear a response! How to trigger the call back.

Is your resume a customized match for the job description? Have you applied to a number of job openings and not received any responses from the hiring companies? If so, our experience shows that the resume is not conveying a convincing match. You may be truly qualified for the job, but if the hiring manager … Continue reading I keep applying to jobs and never hear a response! How to trigger the call back.

Why there are multiple first impressions in a job interview.

How many chances do you have to make a good first impression? We have all heard the saying, "You don't get a second chance to make a first impression".  This is especially true when it comes to your job search.  Right or it is wrong, and mostly wrong, many hiring managers make their hiring decision … Continue reading Why there are multiple first impressions in a job interview.

Thank you email or hand written note? A recruiter explains which one is more effective

Is the thank you card the way to go? Email or handwritten note? Last week we blogged about whether or not you should send a thank you note after a job interview. You can read about the effect a well-written thank you note can have here.  Just as importantly, you can read about the impression candidates … Continue reading Thank you email or hand written note? A recruiter explains which one is more effective

How to leverage a thank you email after the interview

There isn't a point in interviewing if you are not going to follow up Should you or shouldn’t you send a thank you email Do you send a thank you note after every networking meeting or job interview? If you answered yes, you are a fast tracker. If you answered no, you are working against yourself.  For the … Continue reading How to leverage a thank you email after the interview

Preparing for the job interview, job interview questions

New Years Resolution Can you answer the standard job interview questions? A few weeks ago, we talked about our New Years resolutions. We also discussed job searches and creating a checklist for your job search. The difference between an efficient job search and an inefficient job search will boil down to how methodical and organized … Continue reading Preparing for the job interview, job interview questions