Tagged as Career Management

3 Reasons Why Cover Letters Don't Matter Anymore
Jul 28th

3 Reasons Why Cover Letters Don't Matter Anymore


In my experience as a headhunter, I never once sent a candidate's cover letter to any client, whether it was for an analyst-level or for a C-level role. Can you believe that? Well, it's true. 

It's incredible to see so many universities, organizations, and "career coaches" talk about the importance of spending such an inordinate amount of time on outdated application materials. I would argue a large amount career coaching available is incorrect and inapplicable to most of today's audience/recruitment practices. In fact, the recruitment process at companies are changing at such a rapid pace, these "old school" documents matter less and less.

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3 Resume Tips from a Headhunter's Perspective
Jul 25th

3 Resume Tips from a Headhunter's Perspective


As a headhunter for 5 years, I evaluated over 45,000 resumes. For every candidate I chose to work with, I spent a significant amount of time helping them with their resume in order to obtain an interview for them. Because I was the conduit between the client and the candidate, I quickly latched onto what particular aspects of your resume could make or break your candidacy to a hiring entity. 

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Jul 20th

 

How your spending habits may damage your career progression - Daily Dandan 13


Jul 19th

 

4 Major Career Options: Where are you now, and where are you going?