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Modern Job Search

by Kurt Schmidt

5 Mission Critical Ways to Improve Job Interview Performance

The mission for your interview is simple – In fact so simple that you can even tell your interviewers what you hope to accomplish while you’re there.  You can actually say to them:  “I’m here to figure out how I [...]

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Quora: What is the best way to find an entry level job after getting your degree?

Quora Question: What is the best way to find an entry level job after getting your degree? “I’m finding it frustrating that after a few months I am still not able to find work. I graduated cum laude and even [...]

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Are You Sure Your Resume is Perfect?

Every time you speak with someone during your job search the conversation you’re having is an interview.  Every email you send is an interview.  Every phone call, every introduction and every handshake, these are all interviews.  This is important. I [...]

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Find the Right Recruiter and Make Friends

Over the years I’ve read a lot of articles about both how to get a recruiter’s attention and how it is no fun to be ignored by recruiters.  Most of the articles give some tips and tricks to get attention [...]

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Quartz: The Complete Guide to Networking for Introverts

I get a lot of email newsletters and follow a lot of career related topics – in between working all the time.  I don’t get a chance to read most of it, and even when I do it seems I [...]

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HBR Blog: “Why Managers and HR Don’t Get Along”

It was the first sentence in last point, “Finally, all too many HR people don’t take the time to truly understand their company’s business,” that really hit home for me.  As a highly specialized recruiter, I am constantly dealing with [...]

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Proof of Concept

Getting back to work, my regular work, has been tough.  I knew it would be.  I also knew I wouldn’t sell a million books in the first month, so work it is!  I never really stopped recruiting, I just let [...]

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Interview Awareness “These 8 Questions” via Fast Company

This could happen to you – and it could be interesting, fun, creative, or the thing that costs you a job you really want.  In a recent Fast Company article called “These 8 Questions Reveal the Most About if You’ll [...]

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