Confessions of a Recruiting Director

Confessions of a Recruiting Director

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A college grad has specific questions when trying to land the first job after school. How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes? What exactly do recruiters want to hear in an interview? What are the common job-hunting mistakes students make time and time again? Confessions of a Recruiting Director gives the inside scoop on the entire hiring process- from a top recruiting director who's seen and heard it all-and delivers a specific, step-by-step approach to beating the odds. Step 1: Resumes-how to pass the 15 Second Test Step 2: Networking-how to use connections to get a job Step 3: Cover Letters-why nine out of ten never get read Step 4: Ace the Interview- the shocking truth about what recruiters want Step 5: Thank-You Notes- making a lasting impression Step 6: Follow Up-the fine line between persistence and stalking Plus: Real-life before-and-after resumes, cover letters, thank-you notes and the answers to ten necessary interview questions.Yet time and time again, I hear the same refrain: a€œWell, my sistera#39;s boyfriend told me to put that on my resume. ... job. description. resumes. instead. of. accomplishment. resumes. Students simply describe what they did on their job, as opposed to telling the ... Summer 2005 a€c Related to customers while taking orders, serving food and beverages, and bussing a€c Delivered personalized customer service andanbsp;...

Title:Confessions of a Recruiting Director
Author:Brad Karsh
Publisher:Penguin - 2006-04-04


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