How great resumes trigger interviews and phone calls

Great resume In the last few weeks, we shared with you what recruiters look for in a qualified resume. We also shared the top 3 resume mistakes that will send your resume to the recycle bin. This week we continue the series and explain how a great resume will trigger a phone call or interview. The … Continue reading How great resumes trigger interviews and phone calls

How to create a qualified resume and trigger interviews

Typos, Inconsistencies and Irrelevant Information Are you submitting a qualified resume? Last week, we blogged about the top three resume mistakes that result in your application being declined. This week we discuss what triggers a hiring manager to set up an interview after reading your resume. To review, the 3 mistakes discussed: Typos Inconsistencies in formatting Resumes with … Continue reading How to create a qualified resume and trigger interviews

Most common job interview mistakes

The usual suspects (we are talking about interview mistakes) Common mistakes, the Usual Suspects The following tips are provided by your typical HR/recruiter blog posts. We don’t care for this advice because, at the end of the day, the advice is too general. Following the below advice is the bare minimum of interview performance. We … Continue reading Most common job interview mistakes

Land an interview at a Career Fair

Coming prepared to the career fair will put you way ahead of the rest of the pack. This is a show where there is only 1st place. Ninety-nine percent of the attendees shouldn’t even be competing. There is no second place in a job hunt. The rest are casually checking out companies and collecting free company … Continue reading Land an interview at a Career Fair

How to handle your insecurities in a job interview

  Smile If you get nothing from this post, get this: smile, smile, smile, in the job interview. A candidate that is always smiling will appear comfortable and confident with themselves. Recruiters and hiring managers want to surround themselves with comfortable and confident. Wouldn’t you? If you think you have a shortcoming, forget about it. … Continue reading How to handle your insecurities in a job interview