Recruiter Tips



#101: Remember to Take Notes
Bring a notepad and pen to take notes during each interview. This is an effective way to show your interest in the job and your ... 
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#100: Be Conscious of Your Body Language
Nonverbal communication cues are part of the impression you make. A weak handshake, for example, shows a lack of authority. An averted gaze signals distrust ... 
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#99: Provide Complete Contact Information
When working with an executive search firm it is recommended that ALL contact information, including your street address, city, state and zip code are on ... 
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#98: Prepare for Behavioral Questions
Hirers use behavioral questions to dig into past achievements and predict future performance. These questions identify an applicant's key competencies and skills, so it's vital ... 
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#97: Put Your Own Voice in Your Resume
Rather than using standard verbiage, personalize what you want to say. Hiring managers want to hire a human, not a machine. Words such as "managed," ... 
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#96: Skype and FaceTime Interviews
Many clients are conducting first interviews via FaceTime or Skype. Treat this as a face to face, in person interview. Dress professionally, ensure that you ... 
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#95: Return Calls and Emails Promptly
It is important to have good office etiquette. There's nothing more frustrating to busy coworkers and clients than to have their emails and phone messages ... 
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#94: Thank You Notes
Consider crafting, original, genuine thank you notes (one for each interviewer) the moment you get back to a computer, following the interview. The speed with ... 
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#94: Embrace LinkedIn
Think of LinkedIn as your resume. Fill out your profile completely but do not stop there. Use LinkedIn to reach specific individuals – the people ... 
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#93: Interview Communication Skills
Keep your responses short, concise and to the point. When asked a question, take a deep breath, pause and collect your thoughts before you begin ... 
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