Gavin Redelman's Blog – October 2011 Archive (4)

Finding A Job Without Local Experience

As a foreign job seeker trying to find work in your new country, the odds are stacked up against you. Not only are you competing against other foreign job seekers, but you’re competing against domestic job seekers who share similar skills and experiences. After working with foreign job seekers from all over the world in every type of industry, I have found that the most…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on October 25, 2011 at 6:50pm — No Comments

How long will a hiring manager or recruiter spend reading my CV?

Recruiters and hiring managers have their own rules on how much time they will spend reading through a candidate's professional CV. For a specialised role or more senior role, a HR Manager will receive much fewer CV applications and are more likely to read through entire CVs. How long will they spend on a role,…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on October 20, 2011 at 6:04pm — 9 Comments

What Does Your Resume Say About You?



When you hear the saying “a picture tells a thousand words”, this means that a picture can tell a story just as easily as a large amount of text. The same is true about your professional resume. Your resume can tell the reader a lot about the type of person you are and the type of worker you will be.

During one of my earliest roles as a recruiting agent, I was…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on October 9, 2011 at 7:35am — 7 Comments

Five Myths About Job Searching:

 

#1: The smartest person always gets the job



Definitely not true – companies these days are more interested in the complete worker. Having brains is always an advantage, but it's not the only thing that hiring managers are looking for. In today’s economy, an employer wants to know that, if required, you are able to…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on October 6, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments

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