23 results for tag: Paul Stefunek


A Recruiter’s Perspective: Age Bias in the Job Search

The bias does exist. It belongs to the client companies, not to the recruiters. The companies are basically worried that the candidate is overqualified and won't be content with the position, so they will be on the lookout for a higher paying position. No ...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Entering a Different Industry

Sometimes executives look to enter an industry where they see real opportunity but it's not the industry where they have a proven track record of results and expertise. How should the candidate align themselves with that opportunity? This was a question ...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Resume Gaps

How do recruiters view resume gaps? This was a question ExecuNet Master Class host Tony Vlahos asked of Paul Stefunek during a session titled How to Stand Out in Your Job Search: A Recruiter’s Perspective.  Paul went on to explain the recruiter's ...
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Who the Recruiter Will Go Out of His Way For

Executives are always looking to build a relationship with a recruiter. All too often, they look to do so after they need a job. It's a little too late then.  You need to build that relationship, that trust, when you don't need anything, especially something ...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Recruiter Silence

You had a great first call and now you hear nothing. What do you do without messing thing up and annoying the recruiter? In this excerpt from How to Stand Out in Your Job Search: A Recruiter’s Perspective, an ExecuNet Master Class session, executive ...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: The Compensation Question

We hear different things on the very important – and very common – question, "What is your compensation history?" Recruiters are still asking the question... they are just asking what your expectations are rather than what your history is. It's essent...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Unsolicited Resumes

So many job seekers send resumes to recruiters they have no relationship with and hope for a response. In this short video, executive search industry veteran and JBK Associates International Managing Director, Paul Stefunek explains what recruiters are ...
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Building a Relationship with Recruiters

At ExecuNet, we’re always asked by job seekers how they can build a relationship with recruiters. For starters, cold calling or cold sending them your resume them is not the way. You've got to have a referral. You need to have someone they already trust ...
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How to Increase Your Chances of Being Hunted By a Recruiter

"Are you out there?" asked recruiter Paul Stefunek, when he responded to a question about how to increase your chances to attract recruiter attention. If you want recruiters to notice you, it's essential to be out there in a meaningful way. In this short ...
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What the Recruiter Expects of You During the Search Process

If you want recruiters to be at all responsive to you, it's essential to meet their expectations. In this short video, executive search industry veteran and JBK Associates International Managing Director, Paul Stefunek explains what recruiters are looking ...
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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Communicating Effectively When in Job Search

Do you know how to communicate why YOU are the ideal candidate to recruiters? "The first three bullets of a job spec, those are the most important ones, so make sure you are aligned with them," according to executive search industry veteran and JBK Associ...
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How to Strengthen Your Position on a Candidate Slate

You cannot always control your placement on the candidate slate. The recruiter has specific guidelines which he must follow, so your place on the short list presented to the client is dictated by how well you match the wish list, according to executive ...
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