Here are three simple job hunting tips for you to begin your week!
- Does your résumé have a clear, simple objective? A recruiter looking through a stack of résumés spends just a few seconds on each to decide whether they are worth pursuing further. A clear objective matching the job to which you applied can help.
- Before applying to a company, use a mapping site like Google Maps to check the traffic on your potential route to work during rush hour. Can you really tolerate that commute without courting a nervous breakdown?
- Talk to your references to find out what they will say about you. Better not to be surprised...
Scott Singer is the President and Founder of Insider Career Strategies Resume Writing & Career Coaching, a firm dedicated to guiding job seekers and companies through the job search and hiring process. He is a Human Resources professional and staffing expert with almost two decades of in-house corporate HR and staffing firm experience, and is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC).
Insider Career Strategies provides resume writing, LinkedIn profile development, and career coaching services, including a free resume review. You can email Scott Singer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the website, www.insidercs.com.