Top 5 reasons your resume doesn’t pass the sniff test Have you turned in your resume and not heard back from the hiring company? Yes, unemployment numbers are high, but we know that recruiters and hiring managers have a resume sniff test. Resumes will immediately be passed over for a few specific reasons. When we … Continue reading Top 5 reasons your resume isn’t generating a response
Cover letters get a bad rap Most candidates do not know how to write an effective cover letter. We at Career Tracker have been recruiting for years, are still in the game, and see a lot of cover letters. We have seen a lot of changes as it relates to the job application process. Cover … Continue reading How to write an effective cover letter that will be read. A recruiter speaks out!
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.
Why negotiating multiple job offers is a good thing There are a couple of common themes we see over and over when we work with job seekers. Most candidates avoid putting themselves in a situation where they are comparing multiple job offers. Candidates will interview with multiple companies all the time. When we see one … Continue reading Why you should pursue multiple offers, even when you don’t want the job
Resume writing is hard Resume writing isn’t just hard, it is really hard. For starters, Where do I list my education? What job experience should I include? Many candidates use a single resume for all applications. This is because they don’t realize that using customized resumes for each application is more effective. Some candidates don’t want … Continue reading Why your resume is not generating any responses from hiring companies