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Dear Job Seeker: I Don’t Care If You’re Passionate

Yes, I know my HR department (whom I don’t control and to whom I pay insufficient attention) has asked for a dedicated, energetic, goal-oriented leader with a passion for quality. And I know your outplacement consultant has suggested you mirror … Continue reading

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How to Make an Impression With Your Resume

This week we feature another guest post on resumes, this time from Blair Wettlaufer, Chief Operating Officer at Kingston Data and Credit. When I first became a hiring manager, back in the day, people often made an impression by hand delivering … Continue reading

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Unfortunate Five: Mistakes that Send Resumes to the Reject Pile

I have the good fortune to be closely associated with an experienced hiring manager. I recently persuaded him to record some cogent observations about resumes that don’t work, and why. Henry Troup is a software development manager for an international … Continue reading

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