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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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One of the first questions a recruiter might ask you is what salary are you targeting. It’s an important topic that can really make a break a position for you, or the recruiter, so how you handle this will make a big impact on your future interactions with that specific recruiter. Negotiating rate is something...
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Reddit is a fantastic tool for a billion different things, including receiving advice on the job search. Reddit is one of the most responsive places on the internet, especially when it comes to instant feedback, which is why I decided to make myself available for an awesome “I’m a Recruiter” Ask me Anything! There were...
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Online courses are, in my opinion, one of the best ways to add new skills and abilities to your repertoire, especially once your are a busy adult. There is such a massive wealth of information currently available on the internet, some for free and others for pay, that can help you advance your career. Whether...
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