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Happily Employed? Hear Out a Recruiter’s Pitch

Happily Employed? Hear Out a Recruiter’s Pitch
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While many of us have preconceived notions about recruiters, one thing is for sure, they often are the gateway to great opportunities. And like with any profession, there are good, and there are not-so-good recruiters. The following message assumes that the recruiter whom you are...

Your Resume Must Do More Than Catch a Recruiter’s Eye

Your Resume Must Do More Than Catch a Recruiter’s Eye
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While I recognize the role of recruiters, my position in the front line strategizing and writing effective resumes is grounded in 15 years’ experience. Candidates can be both creative and marketing-focused in their presentation and still attract the attention of the...

Recruiters Recruit; Writers Write

Recruiters Recruit; Writers Write
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Caroline, a resume client, recently asked me, “Why do recruiters have rules that would make a cool resume look just like everyone else’s?” I love the value that recruiters provide for job-seeking candidates, as well as passive candidates open to the idea of...
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