Why I Hate Recruiters, Part 2

Evil HR Lady

I received the following e-mail at my Evil HR Lady e-mail. Dear Hiring Authority,My name is [SPAMMER] and I am a Recruiter in Boston. I have several strong candidates who would be a great fit for your posted Administrative position and I would love to share their resumes with you.Each has been pre-screened for communication, presentation and Computer Software skills and all are wonderful!Because

Quitting Without Giving Notice

Evil HR Lady

Of course, except in extenuating situations, you should give notice before you quit. But, this is an extreme example of an employee who stormed off when things didn't go his way. Top tenor Roberto Alagna has stunned opera-goers at La Scala in Milan by storming off stage in the middle of a performance after he was booed. The Franco-Italian singer, who was playing a leading role in Verdi's Aida, walked off minutes into the second night of the opera house's new season.

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Wednesday, November 08, 2006 HOW TO LEAVE YOUR COMPANY GRACEFULLY By Randi Lewis, Founder, Resume Boutique LLC You’ve made the decision to move on. © 2006 Resume Boutique LLC. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™


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Saturday, October 21, 2006 THE FUNCTIONAL RESUME. ► January (1) Happy New Year and Thank You to our Clients ▼ 2006 (9) ► December (2) THE A B C’s OF INTERVIEWING ► November (1) HOW TO LEAVE YOUR COMPANY GRACEFULLY ▼ October (2) THE FUNCTIONAL RESUME.

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How to Help Your High School Seniors Prepare for their College.

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Wednesday, July 05, 2006 How to Help Your High School Seniors Prepare for their College Interviews By Randi Lewis The college application process is around the corner. Randi © 2006 Resume Boutique LLC™ All rights reserved. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper.

Ten Tips For A Better Legal Resume

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Tuesday, July 04, 2006 Ten Tips For A Better Legal Resume By Randi Lewis, Esq. © 2006 Resume Boutique LLC. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™

Thirty-Something, Forty-Something and Changing Careers

Resume Boutique

Tuesday, July 04, 2006 Thirty-Something, Forty-Something and Changing Careers We are working with a growing number of professionals who, for one good reason or another, have decided in your thirties and forties that you need a change. www.resumeboutique.com © 2006 Resume Boutique LLC.

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Forty-Something and Changing Careers

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LinkedIn is Not the Ultimate Career Site, Twitter Is

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s provided space for brand campaigns, event organizations, personal rants, and every other attention-seeking tactic imaginable since 2006. Twitter serves myriad purposes for millions of people.

Career Solvers Nominated for TORI Award

Career Solvers

Career Solvers has been nominated for this award 29 times since 2006 and won 11 awards for Best Executive Resume, Best Technology Resume, Best Sales & Marketing Resume, Best International Resume, Best Creative Resume, and Best Cover Letter.

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Restless WordPress Theme Syndrome

Telecommuting Journal

I’ve been working at home since 1998 and blogging about it since January of 2006 (though I really should have started this blog earlier).

Interviewing for Culture, What's Rewarded | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

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Joshua Waldman – Author “Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies” [Video Interview]

Boomers Next Step

He has been using social media to enhance his career and the careers of others since 2006 and has worked with unemployment office staff, MBA career center staff, and. Joshua Waldman, MBA, is a consultant and entrepreneur who teaches technology and marketing skills to job seekers to help them get noticed and ultimately find jobs.

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The Value of a Resume for The Currently Employed

Career Rocketeer

According to economic experts the US economy is steadily moving forward, unemployment is moving downward, and they’re predicting an upward swing in business growth and the hiring of new employees at a pace not seen since 2006. This may explain why in 2014, compared to the last 4-6 years, currently employed job seekers are turning [.]. Resumes Perry Newman SEO1

LinkedIn Tip: Join a Group

Career Rocketeer

In 2006, when I still worked at Cisco, I started a little LinkedIn Group called “Cisco.” Okay, not very creative or original. But I thought it was a good idea at the time to help Cisco folks leverage our mutual LinkedIn networks for career opportunities.

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How Lying on a Resume Cost These 5 Executives Big Time

Professional Resume Services

Edmondson served as the CEO of RadioShack from 2005 to 2006. Lying on your resume has always been taboo, but it’s a tempting prospect given the fact no one is going to check up on every little detail you claim.

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Career Key Family Values and A Fresh Approach to Social Media

Career Key

I changed careers in 2006 from practicing labor and employment law to career counseling and helping manage Career Key, becoming certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator in 2010. Happy New Year from Career Key!

HR Leaders, What Keeps You Up At Night?

Learning Voyager

Back in 2006, I wrote a blog entry called “What Keeps You Up At Night?” That was in 2006. Social media – In 2006, HR leaders were asking ”How can I take advantage of technology to get more efficient, effective and innovative?”

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4 Truths I Have Learned from Career Transitioning

Career Realism

I am writing a book about my career transition in 2006, that is still unfolding and developing.

What Does My Resume Need to Sell Car Insurance?

Resume Bear

There was a 13 percent growth expectation from the years 2006 to 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2006, the reported salaries ranged from $24,600 to $115,090 for a median salary of $43,870. Wondering about how to go about becoming a car insurance agent? Curious as to what your job potential is in that position and how much you could make? Well if you have wanted to be a car insurance agent, here are some frequently asked questions on becoming one.

ResumeBear: The Missing Manual on LinkedIn Discovered

Resume Bear

Then, in March 2006, Mike and another well-connected friend sat in a Starbucks in Denver CO deciding what to offer to an influential group of association executives. The LinkedIn Rockstars, Mike O’Neil and Lori Ruff have been at it since early 2005.

3 and 1/2 Non-Linkedin based sources on finding candidates


Also, Twitter response rate from candidates are akin to Linkedin back in 2006 when everyone replied to an inmail.

should you list a fun but fake fact on your resume to intrigue an employer?

Ask A Manager

One such suggestion was to list that you are Time Magazine’s “2006 Person of the Year.” ” as their person of the year in 2006, so technically everyone can say that. A reader writes: I am currently job searching and have heard that sometimes people put one fun thing on their resume that normally wouldn’t belong, which might seem to make them more interesting to a job recruiter who would want to know the rest of the story.

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Résumé Help - Big 4 Consulting Valuation Director

Careers Done Write

Sarah is a director level candidate; clearly the bullets underneath her experience, in which she has served since 2006 do not nearly convey the depth or breadth of her experience. Today we will review a portion of a résumé submitted by a client with Big 4 experience.

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Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times

Resume Bear

Research suggests that job seekers often compare themselves to the peers within their social networks (Brown & Cober, 2006), the very definition of which has changed significantly with a rise in the use of technology. Career searching is a daunting task under the best of circumstances.

Why You Don't Want to Be Indispensable


Note: This post first appeared on this blog in December, 2006. A dear friend of mine took her newborn baby home from the hospital a few days ago. Most of us parents get seven or eight months to plan and prepare for a new arrival, but my friend had three days.

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Certifications in Hiring, Part 1: A Certificate’s Value

Hiring Technical People

I am sure that many of the CSM classes are much better than the one I took in 2006. There are a ton of certifications these days. Many demand only that you sit through a 2-day or even 1-week class and then take an exam. Some certifications demand that you prove you have worked in the field for some number of weeks/hours the previous year or so. Most certifications do not demand that you show proof of your successful expertise in action.

Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

About the Author: Liam Condit, an HR Professional, has been writing industry related news and comment since 2006. Ten years ago, the mere thought of using social media to hire or fire someone was completely unheard of.

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 5 of 5

Career Alley

In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. photo credit: DaveLawler via photopin cc.

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Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

Resume Bear

13, 2006: This distinguished Nobel Peace Prize recipient pioneered the use of microcredits through the Grameen Bank, which he established in his native Bangladesh in 1983; many for-profit and nonprofit ventures these days utilize the same concept when investing in underprivileged regions.

8 Reasons Why I Quit My Job to Work Online


I‘ve been a financial advisor and insurance broker for small and medium enterprises since 2006 and I‘ve spent a small fortune on office equipment and rents, gas, phone calls and an incredible amount of time on driving, useless talking to customers etc.

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Three Reasons to Use Lists on Your Résumé

The Job Quest

A post on Esquire highlighted a 2006 study that looked at how people read websites. When you take a look at blog posts on a variety of topics, you may notice something: a significant number of the titles indicate that there is some type of list that can be found within the context of the post.

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Transgendered Employees in The Workplace

Competitive Resumes

Guest post today is from Donn LeVie, Jr. He is an author, keynote speaker, and a former fortune 500 hiring manager for 25-years. His bio is at the end of this article. . Today’s workplace is one that offers many different challenges from just a decade ago.

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What Does a “Bad” Decision Look Like on a Candidate's resume?

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

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