You’ve got less than 10 seconds…

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We’ve all heard that an applicant’s resume is only viewed for 6-10 seconds before they’re either contacted or their resume is “round filed.” That’s not a long time. Quite frankly, employers don’t have much more time than that. Any single job ad attracts hundreds to thousands of applications and employers often have several jobs advertised […]

The Biggest Lie Résumé Writers Tell Potential Clients

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I started writing résumés professionally about 5 years ago. I’ve been in Recruitment for 10 years and after helping my friends, family and their friends with their résumés, I decided to create Offer Stage Consulting. My goal was always to help people. So many struggle with finding the words to express themselves professionally or lack […]

How Social Media Changed Pre-employment Checks

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Growing up, my mother always spoke about the importance of being on my best behavior and carrying myself well in public. She’d often say things like, “you never know who’s watching you.” This is something that stuck with me. It drilled in me the importance of a positive public presentation. It taught me about reputation […]

Who Are You When You Interview? (Part 2)

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As stated in Part 1 every individual is different, however I noticed that when it came to those that failed to survive my interview, they fit in the same 5 categories. We talked about The Chatterbox in Part 1 and how we’re going to move on to Category #2: The Church Mouse. Have you ever heard […]

Who Are You When You Interview? (Part 1)

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Over the years I’ve interviewed so many different candidates from new grads to high level executives, and everyone in between. My candidates came from all industries and lines of business all with varying levels of experience and education. While every individual is different, I noticed that when it came to those that failed to survive […]