This article has some great tips on how to brand yourself! It’s all about setting yourself apart from the competition – online. Social media has made it easy for job seekers to find the right jobs. More employers are using social media to recruit, which means you should integrate it in your job search strategy.… Read More 9 Ways to Find Your Dream Job Via Social Media
The Basics How to Build a Great Resume as a College Student – Times After sifting through resumes for a few weeks now, I’ve realized how important it is to take those extra 10-15 minutes double checking, triple checking, and quadruple checking…even when you import your resume and it comes out completely wrong or without… Read More Resume: 101
I’m a recruiter, going on 4 years of experience. I teach my candidates the best ways to answer tough interview questions, the best questions to ask the interviewer, and how to close the deal. I role play interviews every day, so you’d think I would be awesome and confident in giving the perfect interview myself,… Read More My 3 Worst Interview Mistakes (I’m cringing already)
Of course, we all still go to our parents for advice. A lot of parents are a great resource when it comes to the business world, or at the very least, they want what’s best for you, so their advice is always coming from a good place. The type of “help” we are referring to… Read More Why Your Parents Can’t Help You Job Search
I’m going to pretend that is hasn’t been forever since my last post and jump right in! After the Recruiting Conference I attended today at Best Buy Headquarters, hosted by MN Headhunter Paul Debettignies & the Minnesota Recruiters Group, my obsession for posting, tweeting, blogging, etc is renewed. I want to review my favorite parts… Read More Things I Learned at Recruiter Conference #17
There is a huge misconception out there that I want to clear up right now; the holidays are not a time to slow your job search because you think companies aren’t paying attention to resumes. The case is the exact opposite with a lot of companies! Because many companies experience a lull in regular business,… Read More Don’t Stop Believin’
I wanted to get this posted sooner when everyone was talking about him, but everytime I read about Steve Jobs I am rejuvenated, so now is as good a time as any. I did a little reading on his life and learned what made him so awesome. It’s sad that I’m only now learning how inspiring… Read More Words to follow in your career, words to follow in life
This isn’t me, but it very well could be! I couldn’t begin to tell you anything about SQL or C++ except that they are some kind of computer programming languages. I might even be wrong about that much. What I do know for sure is that employers are looking for you smart people who know… Read More Do you know SQL or C++?
Let me talk about a small pet peeve I have, one that even I am guilty of doing sometimes, and that’s -not dressing the part you want to play! Too dressy? I say there’s no such thing! Lots of people say, and I strongly believe, that it is better to be OVER-dressed than to be… Read More Too dressy?
What’s so bad about sales? Are people weary of the profession because it requires skill, charisma and determination? It definitely requires an excellent personality, but I think its stigma comes from everyone thinking of that time when someone tried to sell them something they didn’t want or need, or that annoying phone call in the middle of dinner. … Read More Why not sales?