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Reflections of an Executive Resume Writer
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Month: October 2014

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate: Job Seekers and Recruiters

Social media guru Joshua Waldman featured a great infographic on his blog today. It explores vividly the disconnect between what recruiters say and job seekers hear. While the infographic was

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A Few Quick Tips on Working with Recruiters

There some commonly held myths with regard to working with recruiters. Awareness of these can spare you some frustration and hopefully expedite your search for that new executive position. Some

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Do I Still Even NEED an Executive Resume? Doesn’t my LinkedIn Profile Now Serve That Purpose?

Prognosticators have been predicting the demise of the resume for literally decades. According to a recent post on the Glassdoor blog, some career experts think that LinkedIn’s value is quickly

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Gender Bias and Your Executive Resume

The Australia unit of global recruitment firm Hays recently put to the test the common suspicion that there are gender biases in the recruitment process. They surveyed more than a

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Some Surprising Things that Affect Employers’ Hiring Decisions

We all know plenty of do’s and don’t’s in the hiring process. Do create a powerful executive resume that communicates your brand and unique value proposition, and do carry that

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