Career guide for the high-tech professional: where the jobs by David Perry

By David Perry

The contents of the publication is insightful and priceless however it is of VERY negative print caliber. The phrases usually are not targeted and feature shadows. i would suggest you purchase "Guerrilla advertising and marketing for task Hunters" as an alternative. they've got loads of an analogous contents.

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Don’t assume people can or will “read between the lines”—they don’t have the time. It’s not their job and they don’t care about you—yet. Target Your Reader You need to understand who your reader is, because different people read resumes looking for different things. Recruiters look for “hot” marketable skills because they want to make money marketing you. If your skill set is not in high demand, they won’t call unless you are an exact fit for a job order they have. HR folks look for an exact skill fit with a job first, then your stability, then your personality type.

As well, you need to write a very tight (two lines max) description of your company, because not everyone will be familiar with your employer. Are you in a well-established blue-chip company or a start-up? It makes a huge difference in how your experience is perceived while your resume is read. Your pedigree matters, especially to headhunters and senior executives. pmd 54 4/14/2004, 3:08 PM Your Resume 55 If you have trouble with this, enter your employer’s name in Google and hit the search button.

It has morphed, however. ” Today, it’s a qualitative conflict, characterized as the “war for the best talent,” by Peter Weddle in his book Generalship (Weddle’s, 2004). However, the war for the best talent has different objectives, different players, and different rules. What’s the biggest change for you as a job seeker? As much as 50 percent of America’s headhunters are extinct. Your career is in your own hands. Today, you must write a resume that positions you as a can’t-do-without resource, because it’s likely that you lack the verbal acuity and moxie to cold-call an employer and present yourself in a compelling enough manner to force an interview.

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