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Top 5 WORST Job Search Tips
Oct 20th

Top 5 WORST Job Search Tips


As a top-billing headhunter, I am constantly appalled at the throngs of people with NO recruitment expertise who go around telling others what to do.

 

Without further ado, here are the TOP 5 WORST Common Job Search Tips that really make my blood boil:

#1. Create an "attractive resume" . . . . . 

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Aug 15th

 

What happens after you submit your job application: Daily DANDAN Ep 26


Aug 12th

 

Ep 25 How job search has transformed into what it is today: Daily DANDAN 25


3 Reasons Why Job Descriptions Don't Mean Anything
Aug 6th

3 Reasons Why Job Descriptions Don't Mean Anything


I recently received a note from a LinkedIn contact frustrated with job descriptions being unrealistic. She was incredulous that a company would post such an outlandish job description that didn't sit well with her experience as an expert in her field. Similarly, when I was a headhunter, I frequently encountered candidates who self-selected and rejected opportunities due to feeling like they couldn't live up to or accept the terms of the job description. Some were too good to be true, some sounded downright awful.

As a hiring manager, hiring manager's headhunter, and executive search expert, what I'm here to tell you is the job descriptions don't mean anything! That's right, they're utterly useless as a benchmark to evaluate any role. Here are 3 Reasons Why Job Descriptions Don't Mean Anything and what you should do instead of wasting your time fretting over them.

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