The Secret Lives of Resume Pet Peeves

The Secret Lives of Resume Pet Peeves

Pet Peeves… we all have them. Some of my personal pet peeves include when couples include dogs in their engagement photos, when large groups insist a restaurant set them up with a Game of Thrones style table for 20, and when small children call me “Mr. Chad” –...
How NOT to Lose Your Candidate in 10 Days

How NOT to Lose Your Candidate in 10 Days

Although I’m a few days late following Valentine’s Day, (I blame the chocolate and cupcake coma for the delay), in keeping up with the luuuuurrrrrvveee theme, it seemed timely to talk about the importance of courting your candidates. Similar to the courtship in many...
How to Respond to a Recruiter’s InMail

How to Respond to a Recruiter’s InMail

Like so many things in life, you often only get one shot to get it right – which certainly applies to how you communicate when a Recruiter reaches out to you on LinkedIn. Sometimes the question isn’t “to respond or not to respond?”, but rather “how to respond”....
So, Do You Have Any Questions For Me?

So, Do You Have Any Questions For Me?

Sitcoms have taught me many things over the years, most notably the powers of both unagi and salmon skin rolls, however one of the most valuable lessons has been to never answer a question with another question. So against all my better pop culture judgement, the...
A Quick Glassdoor Checklist for Candidates

A Quick Glassdoor Checklist for Candidates

I’m sure this has happened to you: A recruiter from Super Awesome Inc reaches out to you about a position you’d be perfect for, and they want to schedule a phone screen ASAP. Once your “Aw shucks, me?” humility wears off, it’s time to find out more about the company....