How to Work with Recruiters to Speed Up Job Search

October 4, 2021
Hosted by Marie Zimenoff

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Job seekers often hope to find a recruiter who will help them land a job faster. How can you make this hope a reality? First, by understanding how recruiters work, debunking a few myths around working with recruiters, and getting tools to foster relationships with recruiters and other partners in your job search. In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes former recruiter Melissa Reeves. Together, they will shine a light on who recruiters work for, the different types of recruiters (headhunters, retained recruiters, staffing agencies), and how to find recruiters most likely to have good-fit opportunities for you. They also share strategies for communicating with recruiters and staying top of mind without feeling awkward. If you or someone you know is hoping a recruiter will find them and whisk them away to a new job, listen in!

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Marie Zimenoff

Marie Zimenoff, president of A Strategic Advantage, has guided thousands of job seekers to Get Focused, Get Found, and Get Hired. She provides practical tools, fresh perspectives, proven strategies, and structured coaching for professionals who struggle with promoting themselves. She guides leaders in gaining the skills, confidence, and network they need to grow as leaders and advance their careers in today’s de-jobbing economy.

As a thought leader in the career industry, Marie has mentored and trained career professionals and been selected as a speaker for national career conferences and pre-conference programs. Job seekers, company leaders, and career professionals know that when Marie presents, they can count on gaining valuable information and walking away with tools they can use today.

Marie holds a Master’s Degree in counseling and career development and the industry’s top certifications in career coaching, leadership coaching, branding, and resume writing. She has served as president of The National Resume Writer’s Association and the Colorado Career Development Association. She is also a facilitator and district coordinator for the Rotary Leadership Institute for Rotary International District 5440.

Marie is a career expert for Yahoo! Education, a contributor to career industry books and journals, and an expert source for BusinessNewsDaily, major professional association publications, and local newspaper and radio media nationwide.

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