| 15 tips on some of the most essential topics in college, job search, and career.
If you’re engaged in a full-blown job search, you may wonder if you should work with a recruiter. Or perhaps you find that recruiters are seeking you out, whether you are job-hunting or not. To leave no stone unturned in your search, definitely consider recruiters. These tips are intended to guide you.
Here’s our list of the 15 best tips for making the most of your relationship with recruiters:
Final Thoughts on Working With Recruiters
Recruiters can be strong allies in your career advancement. Use these tips and the other resources in our Recruiter Resources and Directories for Job-Seekers to learn to leverage your relationships with them. Questions about some of the terminology used in this article? Get more information (definitions and links) on key college, career, and job-search terms by going to our Job-Seeker’s Glossary of Job-Hunting Terms. Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., creative director and associate publisher of Quintessential Careers, is an educator, author, and blogger who provides content for Quintessential Careers, edits QuintZine, an electronic newsletter for jobseekers, and blogs about storytelling in the job search at A Storied Career. Katharine, who earned her PhD in organizational behavior from Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH, is author of Dynamic Cover Letters for New Graduates and A Foot in the Door: Networking Your Way into the Hidden Job Market (both published by Ten Speed Press), as well as Top Notch Executive Resumes (Career Press); and with Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Dynamic Cover Letters, Write Your Way to a Higher GPA (Ten Speed), and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Study Skills (Alpha). Visit her personal Website or reach her by e-mail at kathy(at)quintcareers.com. Check out Dr. Hansen on GooglePlus.
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