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Does your consultant resume suffer from a case of TMI?



tmi

One of the most common mistakes that hinders an individual’s chances of being considered for a position is the use of inappropriate information. This problem is particularly acute in the Freelance/Consulting world. One of the main reasons that this problem plagues Freelancers is the assumption that they are a “company” and that the job (gig, position, role, project....) is a Corp-To-Corp situation. Another reason is that Freelancers are often represented by some type of staffing agency, so there is sometimes an added (erroneous) feeling of business formality.

All of these assumptions could not be farther from the truth....and here are the reasons why:

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Are you optimized for your job search?



SEO

So now that we're all back into the swing of things, I've decided to update some of the information one of the key barriers to job hunting.....Resume Optimization.

We've all heard about Search Engine Optimization (
SEO; click here if you don't know what that SEO is) for web sites. It's that bit of text word wizardry that helps a website rank higher in search results. The higher the ranking the better the SEO of a site. So how does this affect you?

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Organic Self-Perpetuating Talent Acquisition



organic

In the reactionary world of recruiting there is often little opportunity to discuss an enhanced over-arching global talent acquisition strategy and its tactical elements. Let alone become engaged in such an effort and elect to add your unique value to the final form.

My motivation behind instigating this discussion is to explore more efficient rational ways to meet current, upcoming and long-term human capital needs of web organizations on a company wide basis and to advocate at least one path towards organic talent acquisition.


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The Art of The Offer



DreamJob1

It happens every day. You've had phone interviews, onsite interviews, countless phone calls with the company recruiter, and now you finally are getting an offer. You wait for what seems like an eternity and then you get the call or email…..and disappointment suddenly sets in. The offer is not what you were expecting.

So now what do you do? How do you negotiate a better offer and still not blow the opportunity?


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