Answered on Quora: Should I put my 5-month job on my resume?

From https://www.quora.com/Should-I-put-my-5-month-job-on-my-resume/answer/Kay-Stoner-3?filter=&nsrc=2&snid3=3354166262 If that five-month job was relevant to what you were doing now, and you left for a good reason, rather than that you couldn’t hack it and you had to get out of there, then you should definitely …

Not all Recruiters are created equal

When many of us think of recruiters, we cringe. Ugh! Headhunters! And (often) rightfully so. I’ve been “headhunted” by plenty of placement professionals who were playing a numbers game and just casting out far and wide to see if they …

Recruiters keep contacting you. But you’re not looking for a job. Can you afford to ignore them?

Short Answer: No, you can’t Here’s Why… It’s a common scenario: You’re happy in your job, and you’re relieved that you don’t have to go looking for another one, anytime soon. You’re in a great growth-oriented position, you’ve been advancing …

Responding to recruiter inquiries – in 30 seconds or less

About four years ago, I realized that every time I talked to recruiters, I basically had to repeat certain key details to each one of them. Over and over and over. Sigh. I’ve been on and off the job market …