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RESUME ADVICE

RESUME ADVICE

We get a lot of questions about resume formatting from candidates, so I thought we’d talk a little about them…

NICE GUYS CAN FINISH FIRST

NICE GUYS CAN FINISH FIRST

How do you give advice to a job seeker without him/her thinking we as recruiters have ulterior motives. It's no secret that while we help people find jobs, we also earn a fee for our services. Sadly, the latter part of that statement can negatively impact the effectiveness of the first part of that statement. Why is that the case? I have a few potential reasons.

ADVICE TO THOSE RECENT/SOON TO BE COLLEGE GRADUATES…

ADVICE TO THOSE RECENT/SOON TO BE COLLEGE GRADUATES…

In May of 1997, I walked across the stage within Cassell Coliseum proudly receiving my degree in Business Management from Virginia Tech.  After the graduation party, couple slices of cake and packing up my apartment in Blacksburg, I returned to Richmond like many college graduates today – without a job.  It’s a daunting feeling.