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  • How to Hack Recruiting

    There is a lot of frustration on the cleared job seeker side of recruiting. It’s understandable that applicants get irritated when their resume goes into a black hole. Both sides of the table - recruiters and job seekers - will agree that communication and a connection are key … 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 any jo… more