Save your self time and hassle. HI-5 the Headhunters!

As I’ve mentioned before, I often answer recruiters when they reach out to me. And because I’ve talked to hundreds of them over the years, I’ve realized that they’ve consistently asked me the same questions, over and over again. I …

Hiring in the Boston area is up 3.7%, compared to last year. So, what’s next?

According to the LinkedIn Workforce Report | Boston | November 2018: Hiring was 3.7% higher in October 2018 than in October 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring (which removes predictable seasonal hiring variations) was 1.7% higher in October than September. So, there’s a …

Answered on Quora: Should I put my 5-month job on my resume?

From https://www.quora.com/Should-I-put-my-5-month-job-on-my-resume/answer/Kay-Stoner-3?filter=&nsrc=2&snid3=3354166262 If that five-month job was relevant to what you were doing now, and you left for a good reason, rather than that you couldn’t hack it and you had to get out of there, then you should definitely …

Answered on Quora: Which one is better: a one page resume or a two page resume?

Answered over at https://www.quora.com/Which-one-is-better-a-one-page-resume-or-a-two-page-resume/answer/Kay-Stoner-3?share=1afd521a&srid=zrPYp A lot of people tell you that you should only have one page, and I suppose if you are trying to get noticed by people who have very little time, that can be a good approach. …

Responding to recruiter inquiries – in 30 seconds or less

About four years ago, I realized that every time I talked to recruiters, I basically had to repeat certain key details to each one of them. Over and over and over. Sigh. I’ve been on and off the job market …