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ResumeGuy

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20 years experience on both sides of the interview table-as an applicant and CEO. Currently teaching others to learn how to triple the their job interviews virtually overnight. Watch this free video for more info: http://InsiderHiringSecrets.com

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (28)
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General > Career Advice

Employers asking for photo?

[QUOTE who="Dee in Los Angeles, California"]This is a trend I'm beginning to see more frequently, especially in the entertainment industry. I'm not talking about an ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

please help me. not sure what my resume is saying

Worried in Carpentersville,

I agree with Displaced. In order for your resume to tell a good story, it has to show your focus and what you want out of your career. You have ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

Rejected because of too many contract positions

[QUOTE who="Nick L in Medford, Massachusetts"]I got laid off in 2009 and worked on 2 temp (contract) assignments since then. One for 15 months, one for 4 months which just ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

No Answer

It sounds like you are off to a great start here, just be patient. It's always hard not to be anxious when you've gotten some good feedback from a potential employer. Give it a ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Should I contact the company? I am so anxious, thank you for any advices

If you've made it this far in the interview process, they like you. The best way to answer this question of should I follow up or not is better handled before you have to ask it ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

High Paying Career

[QUOTE who="shoebox in Jensen Beach, Florida"]Hi,

Can anyone offer any recommendations on careers that are secure, high paying, and a clean 40 hours a week, with ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Looking for the next big step-up

When I read your comment, I thought of a recent book I just read called, "The Millionaire In The Mirror", by Gene Bedell. Gene devotes a whole chapter to getting ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

What do I say when asked why I left my last job if I was fired?

This can be tricky depending on why you were let go but can be turned into a real positive. Give a brief explanation: I was down-sized, out-sized, right-sized, outsourced, wanted ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

If I'm so 'impressive' how come I can't get an interview?

The biggest problem here is the competition. There are so many applicants for every position it is really hard to stand out among the crowded resumes in the stack. One of the ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Are "Thank You" notes a waste of time?

Sending a hand written thank you note is always a great idea. Why? Because hardly anyone does it. It will make you stand out among the crowd. And in this competitive ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Relocating

[QUOTE who="shoebox in Jensen Beach, Florida"]Hi, can anyone tell me the hiring process for an applicant looking for a job elsewhere in the country? If the company has ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Follow up

[QUOTE who="AmyT in Fort Worth, Texas"]Hi! I had an in person interview with a medical company and the interviewer, the owner of the company, was really impressed and it ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Beard or no beard? Give me your opinion.

A clean cut look is always a good conservative approach. Getting the job will have more to do with how you interview than whether or not you have a beard. With or without the ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Should I write an email to confirm my interview?

[QUOTE who="vindand in Skokie, Illinois"]I got an email from the hiring manager about two weeks ago to schedule an interview on Jan 5th(because of the holidays). I wrote ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Many job interviews and still not being hired

[QUOTE who="MyCon in Georgia"]"THE GOAL OF EVERY INTERVIEW IS...TO GET THE NEXT INTERVIEW"

This is true if the company says they will need to conduct a ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

If you could ask a CEO what they really look for while interviewing candidates, what would you ask?

In this tough economy where millions are out of work and looking for a new job, many would love to know what is it that interviewers are "really looking for?" What are ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

My Resume is not working

[QUOTE who="Ralph Jolly in Downers Grove, Illinois"]My cover letter probably isn't either.
I've applied to hundreds of jobs with little response and no success ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

What to write in a Cover Letter? Suggestions needed....

[QUOTE who="metalslug in Jackson Heights, New York"]I have two work histories that ended early before one year mark. One was due to health issues and I had to step down ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

What to include / not include on my resume

[QUOTE who="sb35 in Wichita, Kansas"]
I also run a successful part time incorporated business on the weekends / evenings. I started it in 1996 and have turned a ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

What to include / not include on my resume

[QUOTE who="sb35 in Wichita, Kansas"]I have a resume dilemma - I have been applying for positions for months with no response, like millions of other people. I have 2 ...

3 years ago
General > Resume Tips

Not sure how to mention my education on the resume

[QUOTE who="Dima in Boston, Massachusetts"]After graduating with BS in engineering I started working in the field and at the same time began taking graduate classes in the ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Unemployed

[QUOTE who="tina454542 in Pembroke, Georgia"]Just found out I am no longer getting any employment after another week. I cannot seem to get a job any where so what do they ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Many job interviews and still not being hired

[QUOTE who="Ashara in Brooklyn, New York"]This is very helpful thanks so much. I am getting into the first interview table and I'm not being invited back for the second ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Follow up after an interview

Any time you have an "inside" track to have a meaningful conversation with a decision maker that you know from a previous employer, I would take advantage of it. I would ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Anyone ever used a "T-Bar" Cover Letter to get more job interviews?

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional in Denver, Colorado"]I've tried that format. I've seen it used quite well by another job candidate. It's really a good idea, but ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Networking is a waste of your time!

Having been on both sides of the Interview table, I can agree with some of what you're saying. Sending resumes in for positions that don't exist can be an exercise in futility for ...

3 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Many job interviews and still not being hired

It sounds like you're things right with your resume and preliminary phone interviews if you're getting all those first interviews. Here's a couple questions for you:
1. Are ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Anyone ever used a "T-Bar" Cover Letter to get more job interviews?

Has anyone used a T-Bar Cover Letter? I never apply for an online or classified posting without submitting one if I can. It makes a huge difference when trying to compete with so ...

3 years ago