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on September 27, 2010 with 2 comments
In a job search, one often measures his or her progress by tallying up the total number of résumés submitted, usually online at the job boards, to prospective employers. To put it mildly, this measurement is largely meaningless.
The only true measurement that is an accurate gauge of progress is this one: the total number of First-Time, Face-to-Face (1FTF) interviews you have completed or have scheduled. No other measurement is more meaningful in your job search. None. If you are NOT
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Skip Freeman, "headhunter" and author of “Headhunter” Hiring Secrets: The Rules of the Hiring Game Have Changed . . . Forever!, has successfully completed more than 300 executive search assignments in just seven years. Specializing in the placement of sales, engineering, manufacturing and R&D professionals in industry, he has developed powerful techniques that help companies hire the best and help the best get hired.
A distinguished graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, he is a lifelong student of leadership, people and the principles of success. While serving in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Chemical Corps, he also earned a Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from The Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Long Island University.