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Six years ago a big part of my social marketing strategy was blogging... either writing my own posts or commenting on other blogs in my industry. I would look for blogs from recruiters (there were lots of them) and career coaches and resume writers (not as many back then).
Then, the social networks got more powerful. LinkedIn wasn't really a place to have conversations (like Group Discussions) but I saw people start to comment about my posts ON FACEBOOK! And then quick comments on…Continue
Posted on September 20, 2012 at 9:01am
In my job search, six years ago, I thought I knew what recruiters were for: to get me a job.
I thought it was your job to take my resume and find that perfect fit for me. I found 30 local recruiters and shared my resume with them, sure they would be wowed, impressed, and fall all over themselves to place me so they could get a fat commission.
Sound familiar? I know job seekers today still think your role is to get them a job, with no-to-little effort on their…Continue
Posted on August 21, 2012 at 10:47am — 2 Comments
I'm putting together some presentation material and would love to get YOUR LIST, as a recruiter, or the top things candidates to that annoy you. You can give me three, or ten... I'm going to try and compile a good list of 5 (or 10) common things.
Note that my website, JibberJobber.com, is used by job seekers to track and organize their job search. I've read a number of times (here and in other places) that recruiters are highly annoyed when job seekers aren't organized, to…Continue
Posted on July 23, 2012 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments