• April 1, 2024

    I interviewed a great candidate last week. She had all the right experience for my Director of Supply Chain role, solid education, great personality and leadership skills. But I couldn’t...

  • March 14, 2024

    I was chatting with a jobseeker a few days ago who was concerned about his resume.  He thought he might be inadvertently disclosing too much confidential information, so he asked...

  • December 9, 2022

    I was chatting with a candidate yesterday who had fantastic experience, but his resume didn’t really do him justice. I gave him a few of my standard suggestions, but there...

  • November 21, 2022

    Sometimes job titles can be misleading. I met several international students last week when I did presentations for supply chain classes at local colleges, and a few of them told...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • June 2, 2020

    Over 80% of the resumes I receive only list duties and responsibilities instead of displaying accomplishments and achievements. This is a big mistake, particularly in the data-driven world of supply...

  • May 14, 2020

    The vast majority of headhunters and corporate recruiters use an Applicant Tracking System, ATS for short.   The ATS is a database that stores information on candidates and helps recruiters quickly...