Monthly Archives: January 2013

Job Search: How do I compel people to ASK for my resume?

How do I compel people to ASK for my resume? John Sattler, CPC Great marketers figured out long ago that getting people to say “yes” to 1 or 2 painless propositions prior to asking them to make a purchase is very effective. Political campaigns use this technique too. They ask homeowners to display a small Continue Reading...

Job Search Tools: You are Smart to Keep it Simple

Job Search Tools: You are Smart to keep it Simple John Sattler, CPC There are many, many job-search related websites, blogs, online tools, and app’s available. Too many, in my opinion. It reached the point of overwhelming long ago. Every day I help executives with their job searches and, frankly, I get overwhelmed. This scenario, however, Continue Reading...

Frustrated with Recruiters? Here’s some help.

Frustrated with Recruiters? Here’s some help. By John Sattler Executive Recruiters, also known as Headhunters or 3rd Party Recruiters, sometimes get a bad rap. I regularly hear rumblings about them not returning calls and not responding to resumes. But they should be given a break. The problem is not what recruiters are or are not doing; Continue Reading...

Meaningful LinkedIn Endorsements

Meaningful LinkedIn Endorsements by John Sattler There has been much talk about the new LinkedIn endorsement system – enabling 1st connections to give and receive endorsements for individual skills – too much which defines these endorsements as “meaningless”. I don’t agree. LinkedIn has in excess of 130M members (Q3/2012 report). Since the new endorsement system was introduced in September, Continue Reading...

Are you being judged by your Resume?

Are you being judged by your Resume? By John Sattler Unequivocally, yes, but you knew that. What you may not know is to what extent and how harshly. The fact is, resumes are first and foremost an elimination tool. Hiring managers and headhunters see your resume before they see you, so there you are – Continue Reading...

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