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All posts by Rob Riggins

  • Does Your Resume Show You’ll Make a $10M Error

    Ever write an email and realize – almost as soon as you hit “send” - that you have a typo, grammatical error or other stumble? The embarrassment you feel is nothing compared to the despair most of us feel when we make similar stumbles on resumes, cover letters or other a… more

  • So You Didn’t Get the Job, Now What

    You are not the only one who has lost out on a cleared job – honest. Of course the sting of rejection makes you feel as if you’re an outcast. Plenty of successful people were voted off their islands or never made it onto them – Madonna was fired from Dunkin’ Donuts. Je… more

  • How to Cancel or Reschedule an Interview

    There is nothing worse for a hiring manager than carving time out of the day to sit with a cleared job seeker who is clearly going through the motions. That is unless it’s waiting as the clock ticks well past the scheduled time of the interview, with no candidate in sight. I… more

  • How a Thank You Can Lead to a Job Offer

    Yes, interviews are much more informal than they were even 10 years ago, but some things remain musts, including follow-up thank yous. That doesn’t mean a hastily written email or a quick “thanks” on the way out the door but rather a proper note on quality stationery or … more

  • The Job May Be Right, but is the Company

    You crafted your resume, aced the interviews and are certain you’ll field a job offer. But do you want to join the company? Is it the right fit for you? Is it the right contract for you? Many Baby Boomers, GenXers and others were conditioned to gratefully accept almost an… more