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Reflections of an Executive Resume Writer
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Month: July 2005

Do Recruiters Really Read Resumes?

Conventional wisdom has it that most resumes get an initial read of about 10-20 seconds as the reviewer is sorting through the stack, separating them into “circular file” and “investigate

Posted in Executive Resume Strategy, Working with Recruiters, VIEW ALL POSTS

Are the Natives Growing Restless in the Executive Job Search Jungle?

This week’s Herman Group Trend Alert warns employers that a candidate uprising is waiting to happen and that employers’ rampant lack of sensitivity in the hiring process is going to

Posted in Job Market Trends, VIEW ALL POSTS

Could the Tide Be Turning on IT Outsourcing to India?

In a recent ZDNet article, Michael Kannelos points out that India is now facing U.S.-style labor pains. He outlines a number of trends in the IT business in India that

Posted in Job Market Trends, VIEW ALL POSTS

Don’t Drop the Ball After the Interview!

Much as we might like it to be, executive employment search is not simply a matter of creating a high-impact executive resume, landing an interview, and going home with a

Posted in Interviewing, VIEW ALL POSTS