Monthly archive August, 2013
Should I Keep My Job Search Confidential?

Should I Keep My Job Search Confidential?

A client wondered if she should remove her resume from one of the big job posting aggregators (Indeed.com), in case her boss gets wind that she is looking for work. My response was “it depends.” If you are interested in being found, then it’s a good idea to keep your resume up there.  One thing... ...Continue Reading
How to Put Your Best Foot Forward with Recruiters

How to Put Your Best Foot Forward with Recruiters

I’m interviewing candidates for two positions and am so glad to be on the other side of job search so I can share my experience and insights with job seekers.  Here are a few observations from this week so far (and it’s only Monday!). Make Time for the Interview, or Show the Employer You Really... ...Continue Reading
Make Your E-mail Job Application Easy for the Reviewer

Make Your E-mail Job Application Easy for the Reviewer

Give yourself an advantage in your job applications:  put your cover letter and resume in a single PDF file, so the reviewer simply has to open one file. In your email, say what you’ve done. As I review resumes, I realize how much easier it is to open just one file that has everything in... ...Continue Reading