Job Seeker VS. Recruiters –Where is the disconnect? Why is there so much animosity?

Written by: Nicki Massman ★Professional Resume Writer ★Career Coach, Job Search and Interview Coach ★Owner Over the past couple of months, I have seen a lot of posts on LinkedIn from both Recruiters and Job Seekers with extreme frustration, to the point of attacking and criticizing each other. Since I have been on both sidesRead More

Working with a recruiter

Have you ever been frustrated when a recruiter doesn’t call you back? The following information will help you set realistic expectations and hopefully obtain better results. It’s important that you understand the following realities about Staffing and Recruiting Firms: 1.  Most specialize in a specific industry, profession or geographic location. ACTION ITEM: You must identifyRead More

Prepare and Plan Daily for your Job Search

You will conduct a much more successful job search if you are prepared and plan your calls at the end of each day. When you are in a job search, there are endless distractions, especially family members who are now comfortable putting demands on your time. When you are in a job search, you areRead More

It can be extremely difficult NOT to take rejection personally.

When you first embark on your job search journey, you are filled with anticipation, enthusiasm and high expectations. If your job search efforts continue over a long period of time, you may experience rejection, objections and frustration. Many job seekers feel that their resume just gets lost in some deep dark hole never to beRead More

RESUME TIP FOR THE WEEK

Instead of putting your references on your resume, keep them as a separate document. This allows you to collect contact information for multiple people and then pick and choose when it comes to what names you will provide to a potential employer should they ask. It’s also handy to have this sheet on file forRead More

Someone You Know – Knows Your Next Boss!

Over 50% of the individuals finding a job in the current job market find their job through their networking efforts. You should be spending at least 50% of your time building your professional and personal networks. Every single person that you know who is working could be the person who opens the right door orRead More