by Kurt Schmidt
- Posts Tagged "search"
I keep thinking about a candidate I recently stopped working with. He’s a very good upper middle management supply chain professional who has gotten stuck and is currently with a smaller, unstable company. I like him. He’s a good guy. [...]read more
The Question: What should I do? This could be anyone. We all know these exact feelings: “I will keep applying to published jobs, but I am 99.9% sure this is not going to work. Unfortunately, I am not good at [...]read more
This is a partial email conversation with a candidate I’m working with and marketing. He sends me job leads to explore on his behalf via my network, which is something I do a lot of and I’m good at. He’s definitely [...]read more
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
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 [...]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
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 [...]read more
How does corporate HR technology, outsourcing and process automation impact your strategy as a job seeker? I’m a contrarian on this subject – particularly in regard to the types of positions I work on for my very large manufacturing and [...]read more
It’s Monday and I’m supposed to have written and published a blog post already (or more than one – and have them queued up to publish) but I’m still working on it. I procrastinated through my coffee this morning. I [...]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