Since I am currently on the hunt for a new contract position either in the area where I live or remote, I thought I’d share an interaction I had with a recruiter this morning. When I am looking for a new position, I use recruiters and LinkedIn as two of my tools. I would say … Continue reading Dealing with Recruiters Tip #3 – Why Don’t They Actually Read My Profile or Resume?
I have been using recruiters for a long time to help me find a new opportunity. For the ones I don't have a relationship with... please stop playing games when sending us an email about a "great opportunity". Almost daily, I receive emails like this: I am recruiting for an exciting contract opportunity with one … Continue reading Dealing with Recruiters Tip #2: Don’t Play Games When Contacting Us
Carl and Richard chat with David McCarter about what it takes to be successful when you are interviewed for a job. But David goes well beyond just the interview - are you pursuing the right job for you? Are you looking for it the right way? The conversation digs into the value of recruiters and … Continue reading Rocking Your Technical Interview with David McCarter
I have been doing my "Rock Your Technical Interview" session since 2010. One of the questions I always get asked during the session is how to find a good recruiter. This is a hard question to answer. This year I decided to add some tips to my conference session. Here is the #1 tip. Recruiters … Continue reading Recruiters, Read This If You Want To Work With Me