• October 4, 2021

    Have you ever looked at the resume templates in MS Word? I hadn’t looked at the templates in years. But I review hundreds of resumes every week, and it shocks...

  • March 29, 2021

    Posted on LinkedIn: March 29, 2021 My client was all set to meet my candidate. Both on paper and in previous interviews, we seemed to have a great match. But...

  • November 24, 2020

    “How did my candidate do in the interview?” I asked. “I think his experience may be good,” replied the hiring manager. “But I couldn’t tell if he’s really what we...

  • November 11, 2020

    “Hey, you’re a recruiter, right?” “Yes,” I said, wondering what was coming next. “I have an interview tomorrow,” said my friend. “How do I answer the money question?” “Try this,”...

  • October 2, 2020

    It’s a competitive job market, particularly post-COVID, so many recruiters spend only seconds screening a resume. If we don’t see a match quickly, we must move on to the next...

  • September 29, 2020

    Resume spamming means submitting resumes to job postings before reading the job description, location, hours of work, or required qualifications.  Job boards make it easy to click the “apply” button,...

  • September 20, 2020

    This common interview question proves difficult for many job seekers.  It can be particularly difficult for those who are still trying to figure out what they want in a career....

  • September 13, 2020

    A couple weeks ago, I called a candidate about a warehouse manager opportunity. I told the candidate what company I represented, and I asked him if he had applied. He...