Earlier this month I began hiring new staff to join my company, providing resume writing services to US and Canadian job seekers. My HR manager presented me with a ton of applicants and gave me the job of selecting anyone that interested me, so that she could conduct an initial screening. From the remaining candidates […]
You’ve just graduated college with your hard earned degree in healthcare. It should be a piece of cake to find a job in healthcare, right? Think again. Depending on your degree concentration, you may find it difficult to land your first job.
With so many people applying to and interviewing for jobs, it’s important to think about ways to differentiate yourself from the many other interviewees. You should have three key differentiators, such as top notch references, a professional portfolio, and quick follow up.
You may find it surprising that most hiring managers know within the first 90 seconds if you will be moving forward in the interview process, as illustrated by the Undercover Recruiter’s infographic below. Thankfully, there are things within your control to influence this decision such as your attire, actions, responses, and questions.
Are you a job seeker who views a recruiter as an obstacle to get around in order to get in front of the hiring manager? Do you find yourself telling the recruiter what you believe she wants to hear, regardless of your interests and desires? Rather than viewing a recruiter as an obstacle, I’m going to share […]