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All posts by Rob Riggins

  • Don’t Talk About Weight Loss on Your Resume

    We see a lot of resumes. That means we see some really interesting stuff on resumes. The most recent one that caught our eye was a paragraph on how the job seeker had lost weight, along with specifics on his current body fat percentage. Maybe this job seeker thinks it’s rele… more

  • 5 Ways to Stand Out in Your Cleared Job Search

    Be a more thoughtful job seeker. It increases your odds of getting the job you want. Recruiters are usually your first line of contact for most positions, and they often have a crushing workload. We’ve all heard stories – and there are actually studies confirming this – … more

  • Avoid These 5 Job Search Techniques

    Are you using bad or outdated strategies in your job search? If you’ve not had to look for a job in the past several years you could be using techniques that no longer make sense even though they may have worked to a certain extent in the past. The job search landscape has c… more

  • Think Like a Candidate and a Search Engine When You Write a Job Posting Title

    When you’re crafting the heading for a job posting, it helps to think like a candidate. After all, that’s who you’re trying to entice to read your job posting. And if they’re qualified, to apply for the position. But it also helps to think like a search engine. Career … more

  • You Probably Don’t Find All the Jobs You’re Qualified For

    We’re convinced that there are many positions that cleared job seekers just never see, for any number of reasons. It may be issues of geography, incorrect keywords, security clearance, or keyword search errors. Let’s look at some search techniques that will help you find m… more