Roy Munk's Blog (7)

Resumes are a Waste of Time

Wonder why you aren't getting that next job? Because you are depending on a piece of paper to do it for you. Stop now.

The key to job hunting success is not a finely tuned resume. In fact, it has a better chance of ruining your chances of finding a job than helping you get one.



Added by Roy Munk on July 16, 2018 at 4:54pm — 1 Comment

Why Your Hiring Process Should Be More Like Ordering a Pizza

By Roy Munk

Conducting a search for a key role within your healthcare organization is a lot like ordering a pizza.

Remember last time you and a group of friends went out for a few slices? You all agreed on that trendy new spot downtown, got seated at the big booth, and opened the oversized…


Added by Roy Munk on June 5, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

I Lost a Client. And It Was My Fault

I lost a client.

This was years ago…when both GHS and myself were much younger.

I think about it all the time.

It was a small hospital in Kansas. We had filled a few positions for them over a couple years’ time.

A recruiter in our office had submitted a candidate for a search we were working on.…


Added by Roy Munk on June 4, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

4 Creative Ways Hospitals are Recruiting & Retaining Nurses

We all have seen firsthand the challenges and struggles that the increasing nursing shortage is causing within hospitals across the nation. But, what can we do to at the hospital-level to recruit and retain more nurses? Here are a few of the more creative & successful solutions we have seen some of our client hospitals implement.



Added by Roy Munk on May 9, 2017 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Employers: Don't Make These 4 Mistakes When Working with a Headhunter


As a Search Firm Owner I understand the less than stellar reputation that the headhunting industry has earned over the years due to a few bad apples. Some of it has been rightly earned but much of it is myth that has been built up over the years. I truly believe that most recruiters are…


Added by Roy Munk on April 4, 2017 at 9:26am — 2 Comments

4 Common Job Search Pitfalls To Avoid

Why You Are Not Getting Interviews (Even with All That Manger Experience)

As a principal in a national healthcare recruiting firm, I have read thousands of resumes. Some are good, some are excellent and some are just plain bad. The quality of the information you provide to prospective employers or a recruiter has a huge impact…


Added by Roy Munk on March 20, 2017 at 4:51pm — 1 Comment

So You Want To Be a Recruiter?

I was fresh out of college and ready to change the world. I was a Political Science major and applying for everything and anything related to that field. But I wasn't having much luck. I branched out to other entry-level jobs in the mortgage industry, banking, insurance, anything. OK...some job offers but not all that exciting and the money was just above poverty level.

Maybe a Recruiter can help me? I call in to a firm and the Recruiter profiles me and asks if I ever thought about…


Added by Roy Munk on November 1, 2013 at 11:34am — 3 Comments


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