Views and Mews by Coffee Kat

I spent a few years recruiting and I’ve blogged about it before here. This time I am blogging from a different prospective.

Many people are looking for jobs today. Some are always looking for jobs even when they are content where they are. They are cruising for opportunity.

What makes me crazy is the goofy “advice” you get from hiring seminars, articles on the internet or even books on how to get a job. Most of the tips are not based in reality.

Tip – Don’t send your resume to the Human Resources department. Send it directly to the hiring manager.

Reality — Most companies do not allow hiring managers to interview until the candidate has been vetted through HR. That means that your resume will be forwarded to the HR department and you may lose a day or two until it gets there.

Tip – Always send a follow-up…

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