Resume Purgatory

Bring your Halo to Interviews

Published on February 26, 2016 at 2:44 pm

Try to get your arms around this: The most qualified applicant does not always get the job offer. Counterintuitive but true! Here’s why: The job offer most often goes to the applicant who genuinely connects with the hiring manager and demonstrates they will add balance and value to the existing team’s strengths and weaknesses. The above infographic demonstrates the power non-verbal ... View Article »

How to get your resume out of the cyberspace hole known as "Resume Purgatory"

Published on June 12, 2012 at 5:29 pm

You’ve gone to the painstaking, detail-oriented, labor-intensive task of completing an electronic profile on an Internet job board or corporate website and you after many tries, you’ve finally successfully downloaded your resume. Whew! You sit back and wait  to hear from employers. A week, two weeks, and still no replies.  Nada! Yes, completing an on-line profile is a critical step ... View Article »