Archive for December, 2016
Happy Holidays from all of us at JDR! With team members working out of Memphis, Clearwater, New York City and now Pittsburg, it’s a special occasion when we’re all in the same place at the same time. We came together to celebrate the accomplishments of this year, bid farewell to Steve, who has accepted an awesome new position as COO at one of our long-time clients, and to welcome John to the team as our newest IT Recruiter.
Ok, here we go, my first bonafide blog post! Oh stop, please, sit down, thank you so much.
Your resume. Cue Beethoven’s fifth. This profile is often the first, and unfortunately sometimes the only, impression hiring officials get of you. There are other channels they can go through to get a more complete picture—your Linkedin, your website, Google Images (God forbid)—but they won’t bother if your resume doesn’t entice them enough to take the time to do so. As a recruiter, I’m buried in resumes. While I’m not a technical expert in each field for which I source talent, I can suss quality at a glance, and good candidates in any industry know how to produce resumes that inspire a longer look. The following are tips based for crafting a resume that makes recruiters pick up the phone.