Recruiter.com asked 10 leading career coaches and resume experts to highlight a common mistake that candidates make on their resumes. Please read the article here as in addition to my contribution, there are some valuable nuggets that may help you. After you read it, please contact Chenofsky Singer & Associates so we can work with you to enhance your existing resume and online presence or build you a powerful resume and online profile to use in finding that new position you’ve been looking for.
Quoted in Martin Yate’s book, Knock ’em Dead – Secrets and Strategies for Success in an Uncertain World.
Lisa Chenofsky Singer led a workshop at the Rutherford Public Library (May 2014). See article from the South Bergenite newspaper.
Quoted in The Wall Street Journal on common interview mistakes. One many of us do is sharing too much information (TMI). As WSJ writer, Kelly Eggers says “Common interview mistakes, of course, include bad mouthing your former employer, failing to adequately research the company or the position and just plain talking too much.” Learn how to interview effectively and if needed, recover from one of those moments by contacting us.
Are today’s unemployed tomorrow’s unemployable?
NBC Nightly News
“Most executive recruiters won’t look at a candidate unless they have a job, even if they don’t like to admit to it,” said Lisa Chenofsky Singer, a human resources consultant from Millburn, NJ, specializing in media and publishing jobs.
She said when she proposes candidates for openings, the first question she is often asked by a recruiter is if they currently have a job. If the answer is no, she’s typically told the unemployed candidate won’t be interviewed.
“They think you must have been laid off for performance issues,” she said, adding that this is a “myth” in a time of high unemployment.