Tag: career coach

22
Dec

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Do you think it is necessary for a candidate’s address to be on a resume? Others’ Responses: – NO…In today’s digital world of recruitment, ‘contact info’ is about a unique identifier for database queries AND getting in touch with the person… neither of which requires an actual address–email, cell# and LinkedIn Profile link is more than enough.Besides, actual address could lead to geographic discrimination! – I don’t think so. I have

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19
Dec

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Do you have any “rules for resumes?” Others’ Responses: – I’ve found that with just these three commandments, my students can be in the top 10% of resumes: 1. Thou Shalt Know Your Narrative, 2. Thou Shalt Have a Skimmable Resume, 3. Thou Shalt Highlight Accomplishments, Not Duties. – Thanks for the post, Matthew. The first mistake Eric made was applying for hundreds of jobs. If he had stuck to working

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15
Dec

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Do you use cover letters or not? Others’ Responses: – Too often I find people wanting to repeat what is in their resume. One of the things I am hearing from various company recruiters in our area is that they are not reading cover letters. – It’s been my experience, (and I am opening myself up to some possible criticism here but nonetheless here goes) the cover letters are generally written

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1
Dec

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What Are the Best Job Interview Answers PART 2 of 2? Others’ Responses: – What Are Your Goals for the Future? One of the questions typically asked during an interview is about your future goals. Employers want to be sure that you won’t be moving on to another job right away. The best way to respond to the interview question “What are your goals for the future?” or “Where do you

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25
Nov

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