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9 Questions Recruiters Ask
So, now that your fabulous new resume is out there, people are starting to notice. You should of course use it to apply to those jobs which are posted on company websites, but you should also post it on sites like CareerBuilder, Indeed, etc. These popular job sites not only function as a one-stop shop for applying to multiple positions with different companies, but they also serve as an ever-updating pool of active candidates for recruiters.
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.
Happy Easter weekend everyone! We are expanding and relocating our Memphis head office to better serve the needs of the business community in Memphis and are moving to the Appling Center. We have hired additional staff in Memphis and Los Angeles and are enjoying tremendous success with our expansion into media production, talent representation and the broadening of our staffing and consulting services nationwide. I appreciate all of your business, support and referrals throughout the past 25 years and look forward to being of service for the next 25 years!
This post was submitted by Jill Herrin.
Happy 2012! Our C-Level clients are busy building up their teams with strong employees and value-added skills. We have seen a big surge this year in hiring both in the South East and on the West Coast. To attract the best people we are negotiating better relocation packages and some sign-on bonuses as well as some telecommuting options.
Kudos and thank you to Peter Michael McGowan, who presented in Santa Monica this week an original piece entitled “An Actor’s Life for Me”. The audience roared with laughter and requested autographs; and they booked again for next Christmas! Peter presents a witty and lively repertoire about life as a British Actor, including many amusing encounters with famous people and trade blunders. Please get in touch with us at JDResources Media If you have any interest in an amusing presentation at your corporate function or entertainment event.
This post was submitted by Jill Herrin.
JDR Media is working with our existing JDResources clients, to grow their businesses by producing exciting and innovative media products, to help them market their merchandise or services and expand their customer base.
Additionally we will work with new clients who feel we can help them to achieve maximum exposure in the marketplace.
Biography: Peter McGowan
Peter is a UK citizen who was educated in England and Wales, attended the Welsh College of Music & Drama, followed by the University of Wales, where he received a Post-Grad Teaching qualification in Performing Arts.
Glad the job market is still hopping, please send us a resume if you are open to a change!
We are also having fun doing more videos at JDResources Media. Here are the latest ones:
DVD Promo for luxury property at Forest Hill Irene Rd., Germantown, TN. (6 min version)
Trailer of DVD Promo for luxury property at Forest Hill Irene Rd., Germantown, TN. (2 min)
Trailer of DVD Promo for luxury Lakeside property, overlooking Pickwick Lake TN. (2 min)
Please contact Peter.Mcgowan@jdresources.com if you would be interested in a promotional video or voice over.
Established Memphis Firm Expands, Beating Recession!
JDResources Inc., an established Memphis – based Recruitment and Consulting Company, has proudly announced that, despite the recession hitting businesses across the US, they are expanding to meet client growth, needs and expectations. JDR provides qualified candidates to companies in the areas of Information Technology, Healthcare, Engineering, Accounting and Supply Chain for talent requirements nationwide.
A combination of American assertiveness and European precision has been the keynote to the stimulating 23 years of JDR’s successful trading in Memphis, as demonstrated by JDR’s CEO, British entrepreneur Jill Herrin.