Laurie Gentile's Blog (2)

Be the needle in the haystack...

A few days ago, I told my husband the story of my brother and his unique approach to interviewing and finding a job. With perseverance, creativity, preparation and bit of luck, he landed the opportunity of a lifetime!

Like so many other people adversely affected by the staggering economy, he was laid off several months ago resulting from a reduction in force. Adding insult to injury, the layoff occurred two weeks before Christmas, and the family’s holiday cheer evaporated…

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Added by Laurie Gentile on September 8, 2010 at 2:54pm — 5 Comments

Tales from the Recruiter Crypt

Tales from the Crypt Tale #1 – All hope is LOST

I receive a phone call from my client; my candidate has yet to arrive for her 12pm interview. It is now 12:13pm. I immediately call the candidate, only to get her voicemail. Maybe I didn’t provide the correct details for the interview, or maybe she had an emergency that prevented her from coming to the interview. Why didn’t she answer her phone? After a few agonizing minutes the client calls to inform me that the candidate had gotten… Continue

Added by Laurie Gentile on May 12, 2010 at 1:55pm — 4 Comments

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