How to Explain Employment Gaps & Reasons for Seeking a New Job

I get asked all the time about handling difficult interview questions and situations. We all think our situation is unique and one of a kind but really it’s not. Everyone is human and has had set backs and complications the trick is to explain your particular setback in a way that takes ownership, shows resolution […]

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4 Reasons to Hang-Up on a Dumb Recruiter

4 Reasons to Hang-up on a Dumb Recruiter Yeah I said it, “dumb”! This article was inspired by real life dumb interactions with recruiters. Everyone wants a great job. Millions of people are looking for work every day all day. Some companies use that competition as justification for offering subpar compensation and benefits. And some […]

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To Help You Get a Job

If you haven’t figured it already, this website was created to help you get a job. The job market is tough. The competition is fierce. There is so much confusion as to what to do and what not to do. I recently wrote “The 10 Worst Thing to Put on Your Resume” and it received […]

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Recruiter’s Corner w/ Janine Truitt

We’re back with the 2nd installment of the Recruiter’s Corner; a new video series designed to help the job seeker navigate the tough job market. We’re talking recruiting errors – tips – advice and insight with Janine Truitt. She is a wonderful Recruiter in the New York area and the Chief Innovations Officer for Talent […]

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5 Reasons Why Your Resume Is STILL Horrible

5 Reasons Why Your Resume Is STILL Horrible Folks, I see a lot of resumes – a lot of them – and most are not good. The funny thing is that the people with the WORST resumes really believe that they are good. Seriously, I’ve had people tell me, “I know my resume is good […]

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The Recruiter’s Corner with guest Tiffany Kuehl

Check out this new video series the Recruiter’s Corner with a special guest recruiter or HR pro each episode. I created this to offer insight into the world of the job search and recruiting. It is my hope that these videos help you get the job of your dreams. My first guest is Mrs. Tiffany […]

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Too Old to Work Here (Age Discrimination is a Real Thing)

Too Old to Work Here  (Age Discrimination is a Real Thing) Did you know (DYK) that there is a Federal Law against denying someone a job opportunity simply because they are too old? Yes, it’s called the Age Discrimination Act and it protects employees from unlawfully being denied benefits, jobs, opportunities and compensation from an […]

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If Your Friends Can’t Refer You…?

Over 60% of employees were hired through a referral.  Just about everyone who is working was referred or has been referred at some point in their careers. You’ve heard the old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. Today it’s easier than ever to know someone, social media puts the power of […]