Tagged as Career Management
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organizations, and "career coaches" talk about the importance of spending such an inordinate amount of time on outdated application materials.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.Read More
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.Read More
How your spending habits may damage your career progression - Daily Dandan 13