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Resume Advice: Our 5 Most Common Comments

19 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
VERNON, Texas — In a highly competitive job market that will only become more so, why would you be content to send out a less than your best effort resume? Our firm is flooded with resumes asking for comments or suggestions.  Some of the resumes are produced by professional resume writers.  Some are great.  Others […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Multiple Jobs, Same employer

31 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
I have held several positions with the same company.  In an earlier version of a resume I submitted to a recruiter, they said they were not interested because I had changed jobs too many times.  How can I clarify this? This is a fairly common problem.  Keep in mind that most contingency recruiters and search […] Read more»

What You Should Know About Recruiters and Job Search Consultants

26 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
CHICAGO — When my seat mate on a recent flight found out that I was a recruiter, she told me she was not impressed with her recruiter who insisted on charging her a fat fee to find her a job.  She then used a phrase that can best be translated as people like me are […] Read more»