I’ve been writing resumes professionally for over 10 years now and in that time I’ve seen expectations change a great deal. I am continually changing the style and structure of my resumes to appeal to today’s hiring managers and recruiters and, now that we’re into the new year, it seems like a good time to […]
In the first post of this series, I talked about how headhunters work. In the second post, we looked at how to find them. Finally, I want to walk you through how to get in touch, because the way you approach headhunters is key to your success or failure. Here’s how I recommend going about […]
In my last post, I explained how headhunters work, and the importance of targeting them correctly. But how do you find the right headhunters for your industry, level, and/or profession? They key is to do some research and there are lots of great resources for finding the recruiters best suited to help you. In this […]
Most job seekers fundamentally misunderstand the role of professional headhunters (also known as recruiters) and as a result, they miss out on countless job opportunities. In this article, I am going to explain exactly how headhunters work and how you can find them, because they are a vital part of the job search for anyone […]
The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best.
Clive Valens was an interior design client who came to us a couple of years ago. Despite strong experience, he wasn’t getting as many interviews as he would have expected and he felt his resume was the problem. Having taken a look, we agreed.
LinkedIn allows you to showcase your work right in the body of your profile, a perfect feature for marketers, designers, artists, writers and all kinds of creative professionals. Now you don’t need to rely on words to tell recruiters how good you are – you can show them. LinkedIn lets you add images, videos, and […]
A well written resume summary is vital. Recruiters are busy and make very quick decisions on each resume they see, and the content in the top third of your resume makes all the difference. Here’s a short tutorial on how to write a powerful summary – one that will grab attention, get you noticed and […]
I often tell people that resume writing is an art, not a science. This means that there are often questions with no definite answers and ‘should I include hobbies on my resume?’ is one of them. The truth is that including hobbies on your resume will almost never hurt you, and sometimes may help you. […]