Employee Express

Post Interview Etiquette

As a program manager with over 10 years of experience hiring hundreds of people, I find that the candidates are very anxious in finding out the results of the interview and they try to find the most delicate ways to find out how they may have fared.  Which brings to mind, what are the applicable […]

“The Hook-up”

Remember the song, “Nothing from nothing leaves nothing?”  Maybe I just seriously aged myself, but it’s a good way to emphasize my point about the subject of “the hookup.”  Many people are aware of my credentials, with a varied list including program management, recruiting, hiring, and managing personnel as my forte’ and I pride myself […]

If I were a writer, I wouldn’t need you, now would I?

Keywords. Tag lines. Specialties. KSA. Questionnaires. 2 pages. 6 pages. Education. Experience. Summary Statement. Functional. Hybrid. Combination. Chronological.  References. Cover Letter. ARGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The most common fear in the world is the fear of heights.  Followed second by the fear of flying. I disagree. I think one of the greatest fears in the world is the […]

Objective Summary, Who reads it anyway

The Opening Line.  The Opening Curtain. The Opening.  No matter how you phrase it many people still use the Objective Summary.  Has anyone asked why? Well I did. I asked 9 HR professionals in recruiting and you know what they all said? Who reads that? We already know your objective…to get the job!  Another funny comment […]

Should I have drinks and socialize with my boss?

I love my job and my boss can be a hard charger, but also a mentor. I had drinks with her a few times after work and she is very interesting. I enjoy her company outside of work (by the way I am also female no intimate issues), but I am wondering, can this hurt […]

Evolution Consulting Services, LLC

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What should a resume really convey?

Functional, hybrid, chronological, federal, specialized?  No matter how many resumes you write, no matter how many resumes you post or submit, it still comes down to what exactly are you trying to say to the employer that will make them come clamoring at your feet and offer you the job you hope for.  What does […]