by Kurt Schmidt
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I’ve spent years telling job seekers that it’s okay to contact people who work in their desired field and ask their advice. Doing research, identifying appropriate contacts, and sending short introductory notes is okay, no better than okay, it’s the [...]read more
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 [...]read more
Quora: In job interviews, recruiters always ask your current pay. Should I be honest about it? Or is it okay to lie?
Quora Question: In job interviews, recruiters always ask your current pay. Should I be honest about it? Or is it okay to lie? ************* Answer: As a recruiter, part of my job is ensuring that it is possible for my [...]read more
Quora Question: What career path should a college student take to become a recruiter? To become a recruiter in the technology industry, what path should a college student take when leaving college? What skills are important, and what sort of [...]read more
I don’t have a lot of time for blogging but wrote this for LinkedIn recently and wanted to publish it here as well: Lately there have been what seems like a lot of “articles” published on LinkedIn that are highly [...]read more
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 [...]read more
Larry Kim’s recent Inc. article, “6 Big Reasons to Use LinkedIn More Like Twitter” is more affirmation than innovation – at least for me. However it is a nice reminder, and more importantly, if you’re not using or under-using LinkedIn, then [...]read more
A candidate I recently worked with told me she was reading Michael D. Watkins’ “The First 90 Days” ahead of starting at her new job. I haven’t read it yet myself, but based on the excerpts and reviews I read [...]read more
Great article: “Want to Write Better Sales Proposals? Follow These 5 Steps” by Marc Wayshak via Entrepreneur. These are great tips to consider in the context of a job search too. More importantly, this is the right mindset to apply. BTW [...]read more
John Brandon’s latest Inc. article “4 Audible Cues That Can Kill Customer Service” holds true for a lot more than customer service. Think about it. How would you feel if the other party, either a candidate or an interviewer, [...]read more