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Job Seekers Must Find the Right Recruiter for Them

Some recruiting firms have quotas.  Their recruiters must meet with the required number of candidates, even if the candidates are outside of their field.  I’m not sure why a recruiter would want to spend time with someone they know they can’t help, but I’m certain that it’s not a good use of a candidate’s time.   How do you make sure that a recruiter can help you find a job that matches your specific set of skills and preferences?  Ask these two questions to make sure your recruiter can actually help you find a great job.

Your Job Search Benefits from Honesty

I’m a recruiter. Unfortunately, I’m not a mind reader. Sometimes, I wish I could read minds because it would help candidates avoid the one big mistake they make when partnering with recruiters. Always be completely honest and upfront with your recruiter.

Between Permanent Jobs? Three Ways to Bridge the Gap

A gap on a resume is a difficult but unavoidable part of being unemployed. Yet, you are in control of just how wide that gap gets. How so? I urge job seekers to try and find meaningful work that helps bridge the gap between permanent positions.

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