51 results for author: Ann Zaslow-Rethaber


How Do I Get Noticed by Professional Recruiters?

The average recruiter gets literally hundreds of resumes PER DAY for every ad posted. When a job offers a six-figure income, those figures jump to 1,000 applicants per day, per job. So how do you stand out amongst all the other applicants, vying for these ...
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Should You Modify Your Resume Based on the Job Description?

These days the average recruiter gets over 100 responses per day, per ad. The majority of us utilize software, that provides a keyword match percentage  for every respondent. By increasing the number of keywords on your resume that match keywords in the ad, ...
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Why Neurodiversity Matters at Your Office

Companies around the world have started to embrace the value of having diversity in the workplace. It's time to do the same with embracing people with different mental capabilities. Viewing people with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Asperger's syndrome, Dyspraxia, ...
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What is the Protocol for Applying to an Online Post if You Do Not Meet All of the Listed Requirements?

There is typically going to be a list of mandatory requirements, and a "Dream List" of preferred but not mandatory requirements. Depending on how current the search is, the hiring manager may be open to considering candidates outside of his initial list. If a ...
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What Can I Do on LinkedIn to Connect With Recruiters and Hiring Managers?

LinkedIn can be a terrific place to identify and engage with recruiters and hiring managers within your field of expertise. Frequently job seekers wonder "What comes next?" after identifying a recruiter with an industry specific focus, or a  hiring manager ...
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7 Signs to Determine if the Stud You’ve Hired is Actually a Dud

Finding the perfect fit for your position can be a long and tedious process. Your search for the ideal candidate who can perform up-to-the-mark, work cohesively with the team, and meet deadlines, typically involves you and your HR department sifting through ...
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How Valuable are Online Job Postings?

It's common to hear from executives querying if it is even worth it to apply to online ads. Online job ads can be very valuable for a job search! They help candidates understand what the job market is looking for, what the parameters are to applying, and how ...
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How to Pick the BEST Candidate in a Pool of Qualified Candidates

When a hiring manager has multiple qualified candidates to choose from, how can they narrow down the field in order to choose the very best applicant that has the highest chance of success? Human behaviorists tell us that there are three very specific ...
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Recruiter Reflection: 5 Tips for Re-Entering the Workforce after a Break

Whether you take a break of five years or 20, re-entering the workforce can be an intimidating idea. It may seem impossible at first, but rest assured, it is indeed possible to gain employment after taking a break. People choose to take "timeouts" in their ...
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Recruiter Reflection: How to Deal With the Emotional Side of a Job Search

Searching for your next job is one of the most emotionally taxing times we face in life. It is not uncommon to be besieged with a plethora of emotions. One day we may find ourselves battling with unbridled enthusiasm for finding the right role that offers a ...
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Tips on How to Handle Candidates Who are NOT Hired

How a company handles candidates who are not hired is as important as the one that they do hire. It is imperative to remember that the candidate that you turn down today, may be your dream candidate, tomorrow. Give a candidate that has invested their valuable ...
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Should You Put Your Job Search on Hold During the Holidays?

As the 4th quarter descends, and people anticipate getting ready for the start of a new year, they tend to reflect and re-evaluate their life choices. Career is oftentimes at the top of the list for scrutiny. One of the most common questions we are asked ...
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