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How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume

Posted on June 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Resume Writing. Comments Off on How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume

A HOLE IN ONE

You might think that when employers see holes in your resume it’s game over. But the right explanations and presentation can soften the blow and provide ample reasoning for your choices.

First impressions are difficult. They can be difficult during in-person meetings or presentations when you are meeting someone for the first time. … Read More »

How to Identify Accountants with High Potential

Posted on June 2nd, by Henry Goldbeck in Finance, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on How to Identify Accountants with High Potential

HR managers are often tasked with identifying “high potential” employees or “HiPos,” either for management positions or to take on important tasks.

But what is a high potential employee and what are the best ways to identify them?

Before answering that question, companies should identify their own needs and goals, and how their in-house talent can … Read More »

What To Know About Background Checks

Posted on May 24th, by Jessica Miles in Job Search. Comments Off on What To Know About Background Checks

If a potential employer requests a background check, the candidate who they are considering hiring must provide written authorization.  It is very important for candidates to provide authorization to the background-check company directly for privacy reasons.

Since it is the employer who is requesting and paying for the background check the information will not be shared … Read More »

CPA – How To Mind the Gaps In Your Resume

Posted on May 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Recruitment. Comments Off on CPA – How To Mind the Gaps In Your Resume

CPA firms want to know about your career history. But holes in your CV don’t have to mean missing out on the job.

CPA firms obviously need skilled workers with specialized knowledge to complete accurate and professional work for countless clients. Because the work can be so specialized, recruiters at these firms are looking for CVs … Read More »

If You Build It, They Will Come. Partially

Posted on May 4th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, In The Media. Comments Off on If You Build It, They Will Come. Partially

Executive orders and the new proposed Dakota and Keystone pipelines make for good political sound bites. But what is their real impact on engineering jobs and the economy as a whole?

After about eight years of political wrangling, environmental concerns and opposition at the state level, the final approvals for both the Keystone XL Pipeline and … Read More »