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James Balogun
I recently got married, two weeks ago in fact, and I’ve been looking to purchase a home in New Jersey with my wife for the past few months. I’ve honestly been a bit unimpressed with the quality of the real estate agents I’ve dealt with during my housing search, specifically their customer service skills and...
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You’ve likely been the recipient (or victim) of a number of introduction LinkedIn messages, emails and phone calls from recruiters. I discuss 1 different responses you can use to reply to an initial contact request from a recruiter, each for different scenarios. Of course, you can put your own spin on these, but this should...
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Look: People that enjoy the job search usually have two things in common: First, they have a seamless, smooth and quick interview process. Second, they have a transparent interview process, involving clear salary/equity/benefits up front and no funny negotiations on the back-end. This is where Hired.com comes into play, as I believe it meets both...
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Finding your dream career isn’t an easy thing to do. For some people, finding any job is tough enough so it’s no wonder that finding the perfect career is a difficult thing to accomplish. I would like to point out one thing though, that so many job candidates seem to miss. It’s ALL about differentiating...
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Contract to hire… If you’ve been in the job market lately or have had a recruiter reach out to you, it’s likely that you’ve heard the term contract to hire recently. What is a contract to hire position? What does it mean for you as a job candidate and how should you approach a scenario...
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Job hunters always ask me, “Rob, what are the best job search sites that I need to get my resume on?” When you’re looking to get noticed by employers, one of the best ways to do so is putting your resume on the job boards and job search¬†sites. But which job boards should you use...
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In my opinion, there are 5 components that comprise a KILLER resume. You don’t need to have all 5 components to find a great job and most people take years to possess all 5, but these criteria will make any recruiter sit on the edge of his/her seat while reading over a resume. As a...
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The good people over at CareerRealism have always been in the business of posting excellent, yet sometimes controversial content. One of their most popular articles ever is entitled “Top 10 Things Recruiters Won’t Tell You”, which I think has some very solid foundational points. However, do the “top 10 things recruiters don’t tell” you actually...
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How do recruiters find your resume on the job boards? Most job candidates have no idea how this process works, yet it’s a crucial aspect of creating visibility online when trying to find your next position. If you know¬†how recruiters can find your resume on the job boards, you can perform a few simple tricks...
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Do headhunters and recruiters cost money when utilizing them to find you a job? The short answer, is yes and no, it depends on the situation. Typically, there are two types of headhunters/recruiters in the world. One is recommended to work with while I would highly recommend avoiding the other type of recruiter, except for...
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