What the Heck!!?? Who do you listen to?

I met with a group of job seekers last night. I presented my resume strategies from the viewpoint of 20 years of recruiting and delivering 1,000 resumes in the last 36 months for all experience levels from the C-Level to New Grads. Some of the participants gave me their  resumes to review. They were  generic and banal. They […]

Listen to this: Key Results Areas with Reid Hoffman.

Just listened to an EntreLeadership Podcast and wanted to share:   Chris LoCurto talks to Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and author of the new book The Start Up Of You. Dave Ramsey shares a lesson on the importance of going beyond a job description and defining Key Results Areas for team members. The podcast site. How do […]

POSITION: Regional VP of Sales, Cloud Financial Software, Central Region.

POSITION: Regional VP of Sales, Cloud Financial Software, Central Region. Opportunity posted through the FOG (friends of Gary) network: Chicago (home office). Dallas is also a possible location. OTE $300k+ Stock (pre-IPO) Cloud Financial software applications, fast growing, pre-IPO, well-financed. Leader in their respective Gartner MQ. Position Overview In the RVP of Sales position, you […]

Interviewing Tips.

Many of my clients are looking to update their resume and upgrade their job! If you have not interviewed for awhile or if you are interviewing and not receiving offers you want to make sure you are prepared! Interview for many jobs: You need the practice. You need to refine your search. You will add […]

Launching “Ask Gary”

I continuously receive questions from clients with concerns that I feel many of you share. For example, J___ writes that he is frustrated with a lack of response from employers and recruiters posting positions he feels are a great fit. My response was to ask if he had made any direct overtures to anyone utilizing […]

Why are you not submitting me?

I have been meeting with Recruiters to go over resume strategies ensuring alignment with recruiting needs. A common topic of discussion with Recruiters and Candidates is “THE SUBMISSION“. Here are common “kick-out” factors: Location. The client is in Chicago and you are not. Few  clients want to relocate anyone in this economy. Industry. The client is […]

Are you ready to submit your resume? Check these editing strategies.

I have posted multiple resume strategies at GaryLouisNelson.com. Before you submit your resume make sure all those strangers out there who will view your resume in “the blink of an eye” will respond positively and will want to keep looking at it! If you are not sure, review the strategies on the site. One of […]