Job Search Strategy: Keep Moving!

As a Recruiter I was always amazed when candidates would show up for an interview with me looking and acting less than stellar. Their attitude said “You are only the Recruiter, I will really dazzle them when I go in for the Interview”! Of course, they did not do well at the “real” interview. How you […]

Make a Human Connection.

How many jobs have you applied to without a response? Instead of just applying for the posted job opening, I always encourage my clients to cross reference the target company in LinkedIn and contact a hiring manager or an internal recruiter. Also, many employers’ career pages invite visitors to fill out candidate profiles, describing their […]

What tools do you use?

I have been asking my clients what they use to keep track of submissions and access open opportunities. Most are hitting the usual job sites including the Ladders, Career Builder and Indeed.com. Tools utilized are Excel, Evernote and Paper lists. I use Evernote extensively so I can access information on my PC, phone and iPad. […]

New Resume Projects.

Great people looking for opportunities. Resume projects to write this week include 2 IT Executives, a Project Manager, a Senior Operations Manager, an experienced Global Program & Project Leader, a VP of IT and an Accounting Manager. How does your resume look?

Continuously writing great resumes for great job seekers.

Clients include those currently employed and looking for their next opportunity, others just experienced a reduction-in-force and ex-military. Digital Media Executive USMC, Operations Executive Business Development Executive IT Portfolio Manager IT Director Business and Operations Executive Construction Executive Business and Operations Executive Product Management Executive Operations & Business Development Executive Marketing & Branding Executive Feel […]

FOG Job Post: Essbase Admin.

Here is another opportunity from one of my FOGs (Friends of Gary) Chicago. Please find the position description below.  Update hierarchy – align to corporate hierarchy in SAP. Product / Category Customer Geography Tie out date to systems Trade Planning Forecast SAP Load 3 years of data Product Group  / Product Category BU Customer Geography […]

Unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September.

No wonder I am writing so many resumes! The unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, the Labor Department said Friday, from 8.1 percent in July, its lowest since January 2009. It is a surprising show of improvement in a job market that had seemed listless in recent months. Unlike in August, the number […]

Financial Services Enterprise Architect Needed ASAP

Experience participating in all aspects of large-scale multi-industry enterprise architecture projects including ideation, identification, planning and cost estimation through requirements, design, development, testing, implementation and production. At least 3 years of experience managing large technology engagements in one of the Big 5 consulting firms in North America (Banking and Financial Industry experience is required). Downtown […]