What Can You do for Me - The Harsh Reality of Hiring Decisions

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Right now there are 32 NFL training camps in session across the country and they all have something in common. Head coaches and General Managers will soon begin cutting players to bring their team rosters to the league mandated maximums. Who…

Customizing Your Resume & Opening the Door for an Interview

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One of the most common frustrations I hear about when speaking to job seekers groups is the lack of response to submitted resumes. I remember one individual telling me that he submitted “a hundred resumes online for different postings”.…

Starting Your Job Search at Square One

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Over the last month, I have had conversations with a number of job seekers – ranging in age from the mid-20’s to mid 50’s – who asked me basically the same question, “Where do I go from here”. Most of the individuals were in transition,…

Standing Apart From the Crowd

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Differentiating yourself from the other candidates for your “dream job” has a lot to do with communicating to the HR recruiter, resume screener, interviewer(s) and hiring manager “how” you applied your skills, talents and experience…

Are You "In the Business of YOU"?

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As a hiring manager for over 30 years in both large and small companies, I have interviewed hundreds of candidates and reviewed many thousands of resumes.< One of the most important things to keep in mind in any job search is that YOU,…