"As I sat down, I glanced at the one document on the interviewer's desk – my resume, with two glaring red-marker circles. As she talked, I looked at the two words that had been circled..."
If you Google the phrase "you had one job" you will find funny photos of simple tasks done incorrectly. Even if you've been working for the same company your whole life, you've probably had more than one actual job.
As a recruiter in the staffing industry, I often meet candidates who wonder how we can claim to offer jobs that aren't available anywhere else. Here are a few examples of why a position is available through a staffing firm but not a job board or a company's Careers page...
A resume does more than chronicle
your duties – it also tells a story about you and your career. Is your resume
telling the story you want to tell?
I present to you a riddle: What is the best and worst thing you can say in an interview? (Hint: they are the same thing).