271 results for tag: recruiters


The Pay it Forward Mindset of LinkedIn

So many people approach LinkedIn all wrong. They either copy and paste their résumé and that's it, or they go about it backward. By backward I mean they have a, "I need something (JOB) approach." When did anyone ever get very far when they led with what ...
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How Does One Leverage Volunteering Activities to Connect With Recruiters?

How does one best communicate to recruiters their experiences gained through volunteer work? I am heavily involved in community activities and serve on two boards. Obviously, this provides me with great networking opportunities, but I am wondering how to ...
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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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Does Being With One Company Work Against Me?

I've been with the same company for 22 years. Even though I've held different positions in different divisions, I think having just the one company, even though it's a major one, one my resume is working against my efforts to take my career to the next level ...
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This Headhunter Saw a Ghost

Wanna know how insane this market has become? Here it is in CNN: "The job market is so good, new hires aren't showing up for their first day of work." It's insane. But true. Look past the crappy candidate manners for the more important message... ...
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Should I Call or Should I Email the Recruiter?

Ann, I don’t know if I should call the recruiter or email my resume and cover letter. The call could go to voice mail or arrive at a bad time, and the email could get lost in a busy inbox. I feel like both have been happening to me. What do you suggest? ...
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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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Can an Experienced Executive With No Degree Get Past the ATS?

How can a job seeker with many years of experience, but no degree, get a resume through the screening process and have the opportunity for a face-to-face interview when the job posting says a degree is required? After 24 years of recruiting, I don’t ...
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Using Job Boards to Advance Your Search

Not getting calls when you respond to job listings? ExecuNet's Coach Don says, "Don't depend on job postings to land your next job." Master Class Host Tony Vlahos peppered Coach Don with questions from members in Ask Coach Don Your Job Search Questions, ...
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How Do I Find the Hidden Job Market?

How does one discover the “hidden job market” and once “in” become a lead candidate for senior executive positions? I think it makes sense for starters to define the oft mentioned, mystical, by nature elusive, hidden job market. Job seekers have ...
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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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