Sometimes we recruiters forget that looking for a job is the hardest thing

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Job seeking is hardThe three most stressful life events according to psychologists are, in order, getting married, buying a home, and looking for a job.

As you climb the ladder in the organization, as you move up the pyramid towards the top, as you get bigger responsibilities and tougher challenges, as you also enjoy a bigger paycheque, so will the risk of being at the wrong place at the wrong time.

I have been there in all three: married, home, job. Looking for a job, I know what sort of horse manure you must swim through to get it — any job.

As the days go by, no one returns your calls. No one cares to reply to your emails.

Once again you curse the idiot of a boss who let you go from your most recent job. The guy who told you the company could do without you.  Aaarrgghhh.

Real advice that will kick your profile to the top

TipsIf you’re looking for real advice from someone who’s been on both sides of the table, then look no further and visit the links below!

Why headhunters don’t answer your emails or calls

7 tips for your resume that Headhunters just love

Age proof your Resume with these 5 tips

How to Give Your Resume a Makeover

8 reasons why you should hang-up when a headhunter calls

How to make the headhunter hate you

Candidates on bad blind dates

Once, I hated headhunters

Refresh your Resume and LinkedIn profile

Free webinarsBest practices on how to write your resume and LinkedIn keep changing.

If you don’t keep your profiles attractive in the eyes of recruiters and hiring companies, you risk being overlooked.

Overlooked as in no one reaches out to you, consequently no invitation to come for an interview, no job offer, and it means no job.

Both profiles have only one purpose: To get you an interview.

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Tom Sorensen

Tom Sorensen is an executive search veteran with over 25 years of experience recruiting in Asia, Europe, and Africa. He has worked in executive search in Thailand since 2003 and is recognized as one of the country’s top recruiters and most profiled headhunters.