100 Executive Job Search Tips From Top Recruiters

by Meg Guiseppi on January 26, 2010

EMC, a global Fortune 200 brand leader in information infrastructure, put together a concise, free (no registration required) e-book, 100 Job Search Tips from FORTUNE 500 Recruiters, that is loaded with insider tips from recruiters, along with stories from the recruiting trenches.

The e-book includes advice from recruiters specializing in sales, telecommunications, executives, federal, college grads, engineering, IT, Information security, and various global business functions.

The 10 recruiters participating contributed in these areas:

  • Their top 10 job search strategies
  • The top 3 common mistakes that job seekers make
  • Their top recruiting sources
  • Their favorite recruiting story
  • Final words on best job search practices.

Executive recruiter Thomas Murray offered his top 3 common mistakes job seekers make:

  1. Being under-prepared for an interview. If someone has not researched the business they are interviewing for, they will likely not get by the initial screen.
  2. Being too comfortable, especially when the candidate knows the interviewer.
  3. Showing up late.

The e-book also includes a list of recommended resources.

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