Month: April 2017

One Page Résumés Need to go Away

One page résumés need to die? Stop the presses! Did that headline just say what I thought it said? YES. ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY. And unequivocally. Unfortunately, this one-pager myth keeps getting perpetuated by well-intentioned yet hopelessly outdated career centers advising people to keep it short and sweet. But the real problem lies in the fact that… Read more »

Human Resources Networking: How to do it right

Recently, a friend emailed and asked if I knew anything about “courting” human resources folks during the initial job hiring process. Great topic and, of course, a splendid blog post idea. Too many times, external candidates look at human resources as the ENEMY who is tasked to weed the pile down. The truth, actually, is… Read more »