Month: April 2020

Looking Beyond the Resume

We’ve written about why the most experienced candidate does not automatically equate to the best candidate for the position, and here’s a story to illustrate that point.   A leading fast-growing sales and marketing organization approached us looking for a Project Manager / Business Analyst. After spending time getting to know them, it was obvious that

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What to Look for in a Resume

If you are a manager, you have probably experienced the pain of spending hours sifting through carefully (and not-so-carefully) crafted resumes, attempting to assess the true character and talent from documents that just slightly differ from each other in formatting and content… Only to realize your interpretation doesn’t match the person sitting in front of

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Pursuing Passion

I have always believed that if you don’t have a passion for what you do, you shouldn’t do it. Sometimes life gets in the way of living by that belief. And sometimes, you hit a point where you can’t imagine anything other than pushing through life’s obstacles and living your passion. This is the story

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Getting Your Foot in the Door

Looking for a new role is challenging under any conditions, but especially so if you’re in a category of people that often gets overlooked (e.g. experience doesn’t at first glance look relevant, there’s a gap on your resume, etc.). Here’s the advice I give to people in those situations: Applying to jobs online may be

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