Archive for June 2012

LinkedIn to Replace the Traditional Resume?

In a society where we already expect things faster, sleeker, and more streamlined, social media has made it possible to connect and communicate at hyper-speed. As paper letters and messages went by the wayside, it seems only seems logical that with the advent of professional sites like LinkedIn, it is just a matter of time before all former paper processes are gone, including resumes.

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Intelligence vs Nepotism

Citing the adage “you are who you know”, Professor Yoav Ganzach, a Tel Aviv University researcher for their Recanati School of Management, states that this business theory or “conventional wisdom” does not win out over intelligence.

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Go Ahead Brag About It

It’s not enough to have a killer cover letter and pristine resume anymore. For your potential job candidates to stand out in face-to-face interviews with hiring managers, they need something more, that extra edge.

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