Want Your Resume to Look Classy? Ditch the Mystery Online Degree…

Dawn Burke Candidate Pool, Dawn Hrdlica, Hiring Managers, Resumes

Throughout my career I’ve recruited and interviewed for many positions.  There are a few fundamental candidate traits I have always looked for and believed in: Good attitude (attitude trumps skill in a duel). Tenacity (proven ability to push through obstacles). Ability to continually improve (usually through education or volunteerism). So, why do I always pause when I receive resumes with …

The Fight Against Cancer and A (Bad) Apple a Day…

Tanya Barham Always Be Closing, Bad HR, Candidate Pool, Culture, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Giving Notice, Hiring Managers, Labor, Resumes, Tanya Barham

A long, long time ago in a galaxy far away, I worked for a management consulting firm that often encouraged its clients to “cut out the cancer” when suggesting an uncooperative manager be promoted to junior vice president of pencil sharpening.  Although I found their manner of communication, in general, to be a little too “In the Company of Men” …