Applying to Job Postings? You’re Applying to a Computer!

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Applying to job openings, even with a proper resume is more likely to result in silence than responses. The online resume submission is an uncertain process. If you are getting no responses, it’s because you are applying to a computer rather than a person. Submitting resumes online is super easy and “active” job seekers choose […]

Quarterly Pulse: Spring 2016

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After the holidays and year end work being wrapped up tax executives from our corporate clients have finally come up for air. Since the middle of February the tax job market has been on fire. Director of Tax Accounting and Tax Accounting Manager positions are in high demand. International Tax Director and International Tax Manager […]

The Interviewer’s First Impression

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You’ve heard it said often: “First impressions are the most important.” When it comes to the job interview, here’s recent proof that bears this out: A new survey suggests hiring managers often know whether they might hire someone soon after the opening handshake and small talk. Executives polled said it takes them just 10 minutes to form a positive or negative opinion of job seekers, despite meeting with staff-level applicants for 55 minutes and management-level candidates for 86 minutes, on average. This particular survey included responses from 150 senior executives with Fortune 1000 companies.  Read more…