Cover letter trick to generate a call back from the hiring company

The Trickiest Cover Letter Trick Want to know the cover letter trick that recruiters and executives use. The trick that gets their resume the attention it deserves? Want to increase the odds of a hiring company calling you back? This is the mechanic that no recruiter will share with. If you want to receive a … Continue reading Cover letter trick to generate a call back from the hiring company

The real goal of the phone screen, why so many candidates don’t receive an in-person interview

  Phone screen The phone screen, also known as the phone interview is a critical first step towards a job offer. The first interview is usually over the phone and can be conducted by the recruiter or the hiring manager. If a recruiter or hiring manager is contemplating 5-7 resumes, the goal of the phone … Continue reading The real goal of the phone screen, why so many candidates don’t receive an in-person interview

Thank you email, the cherry on your interview

Thank you emails Should you be writing a follow-up email after your job interview or informational interview? Yes, absolutely, don't put it off and don't think twice about it. Just write the email. Why are we so passionate about thank you emails? A number of reasons and we will just provide a few. An interview … Continue reading Thank you email, the cherry on your interview

Trick interview question, “Can you tell me about yourself?”

What does the interviewer really want? Do you freeze up when you are asked the "Can you tell me about yourself?" interview question?  Most candidates are not sure what the interviewer is looking for or where to start. Uncertainty is not the right way to start an interview. If you have answered this question with … Continue reading Trick interview question, “Can you tell me about yourself?”