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May 6, 2015
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter explains how to answer this tricky brainteaser. ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for what more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the...
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It seems like every week, an ad appears for a job fair offering hope to unemployed people that they will get a job. Sometimes, tv news camera crew show the lines outside of people who want a job and hope it lies within the walls of that ballroom or convention center. Yet the truth is...
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Imagine yourself at a cocktail party with your wife/partner/husband. People are mingling actively. Talking and moving on to different people after a few minutes. Someone walks over to the two of you and says they are friends of the host. You nod and ask a few polite questions. “How do you know our host?” “What...
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Everyone knows that job networking is the primary way that people find a job. The statistics I have seen for years is that 20-25% are filled by recruiters, 6% by job boards and the rest are filled by networking. But that begs the question, who should you network with? Who should you speak with in...
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In an article I wrote for “No B.S. Job Search Advice Ezine” a few months back called, “The 3 Keys to Being a Champion,” I wrote about three important factors that went into being a champion in sports and in life and applied that into job hunting. I missed a very important one, a fourth...
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Branding is one the most important things you can do for your career. Just like a consumer product, branding helps create a place for you in a buyer’s mind that causes them to think of you whenever they make a decision.   Branding in a job search is not just about finding a job today....
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I understand why companies use them and there is one small benefit to me but generally applicant tracking systems are horrible. They do track who submitted a resume firs but are often misused by employers to claim ownership of candiates in the future and use recruiters as free tickler systems. By that I mean, in...
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Bi-Weekly Hiring Advice from Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter   Read The May 5, 2015 Issue ——————————————————————————————————— Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a coach and recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. Follow him at The Big Game Hunter, Inc. on LinkedIn for more articles, videos and podcasts than what...
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  Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter discusses his own experience with non-compete agreements and whether you should sign one. ——————————————————————————————————— Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a coach and recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. Follow him at The Big Game Hunter, Inc. on LinkedIn for more articles, videos and...
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