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George Blomgren
Milwaukee, WI
Veteran guru in job hunting, career development, technology, recruiting and hiring.
Interests: e-learning, reading, technology, social media, professional development, employer branding
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Sep 28, 2009
I once attended a job fair where they scanned all of the resumes & distributed them to hundreds of local employers. At the time, I had a very creative resume, with complex formatting. I later saw what happened to my resume once it had been scanned and "OCR'd." Not pretty. Yet another reason to follow Louise's good advice!
Working for a national network of local employment web sites, I get to see which job postings work. This is a great example of an effective job posting!
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Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2006 on Big Bad Recruiting Blog Swap at Blog Swap
This is so clearly true, yet I talk to so many job seekers who don't believe it, or just don't pursue networking as a job hunting strategy. I guess it's more comfortable to sit at home, applying to jobs online.
Dead on. Safe in your current job? Dangerous waters!
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2006 on Time to Leave? Seth's Right at Career Hub