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What to say when giving a hiring manager my resume?

What to say when giving a hiring manager my resume?

Q: Okay, I applied online at this store but I’m going to turn in my resume tomorrow morning. What should I say to the hiring manager when I take my resume and CV in? Should I ask for an interview or just give it to her and leave? A: This is a great opportunity to do for a walk-talking interview without setting a proper interview time with HR. And that may lead to a fast job offer than the other [...]

Job Search Frustrations

Two More Job Search Frustrations

This week, I’ll address two common job-search frustrations found in the hundreds of emails I’ve received this year from people across America Do either of these apply to you? Frustration #1: There just aren’t enough jobs out there to apply for. Solution: Let’s analyze this one… When I speak to job hunters, in seminars, by phone, or via email, I ask the same question: “How are you looking for jobs?” Almost invariably, the answer is: “I look online or in the paper.” So the [...]

Hiring in December

Hiring in December

There seem to be a lot of strange ideas that because of the recession, companies will not be hiriing this holiday season. You may hear some job seekers mumbling that “hiring will be worse this December”. You know what? That is complete bunk… It isn’t true! Most individuals in the employment field : Recruiters, Hiring managers, HR personnel, are totally aware that this December is not going to be any different than the rest of the year. Yes we have a recession, [...]

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“Spell Check This!”

In honor of the last few episodes, you wonder if anyone from the Sopranos would ever say, “Spell check this!” as they “off” someone. Never? You might be very surprised. Tony Soprano might actually do one more step than just running spell-checks. (I’ll explain Tony’s next step soon.) Now you think your résumé is perfected after you sent it through your spell checker on your laptop sitting at Caribou, or your favorite hot spot. You’re done. Great. Then you sent [...]

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