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Cleared Job Fair Feedback, the Toughest and Easiest Positions to Fill

Verizon recruiter assisting a job seeker at a Cleared Job FairAt our recent Cleared Job Fairs we asked cleared recruiters several questions that cleared cleared job seekers will find of interest. We also asked Patra Frame to share with us some of the issues she saw while reviewing cleared resumes.

Do you prefer receiving a resume as a PDF or a Word document

No recruiter we spoke to expressed a preference for a PDF version of a cleared job seeker’s resume. Several said it didn’t matter, but an even larger number want to receive a Word document. The reasons vary:

“PDFs cause issues with our ATS”

“PDFs are an issue with our firewall”

What was even…

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A Resume Only a Mother Could Love

My resume is too long, But I have 25 years experienceAt our recent Cleared Job Fair we had a cleared job seeker register with a 13-page resume.

13 pages? Did we discover the long-lost resume of Leonardo da Vinci? Albert Einstein?

Other than perhaps your mother – and my mother likely wouldn’t make it past page one – who would be interested in dredging through page after page of dense paragraphs with minute details of everything you’ve done since 1988?

Yes that’s right. Detailed responsibilities and accomplishments going back to 1988. No wonder it was a 13-page resume.

When you’ve accomplished a lot in your career, you’re quite naturally proud of what you’ve done. Clearly this job seeker falls in…

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ClearedJobs.Net Big Data

Numbers are important, and so is great content which continues to be our focus. Building great content that meets the specific and unique needs of our community is our mission. Our community has grown through these content strategies to help security cleared candidates’ career search and support cleared facilities employers’ sourcing.

The Cleared Job Board is the primary service we provide the community. Yet many still know us for our Cleared Job Fairs. Our Cleared Job Board traffic continues to grow as we provide more services to the job seeker to better research and connect with recruiters.

In addition, we saw an 18% increase in the number of…

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Best Recruiters Oct 24 BWI Cleared Job Fair

At each Cleared Job Fair the cleared job seekers vote for the companies that provide them with the best recruiting experience. Congratulations to our top companies Engility, General Dynamics-IT and HP!

Best Recruiters Oct 24 BWI Cleared Job Fair from ClearedJobs.Net on Vimeo.

Thanks to all of our employers for providing a great experience to our cleared job seekers. The next Cleared Job Fair is Thursday, November 21 at the DoubleTree Crystal City, where we will honor all 2013 Best Recruiters at our annual Best Recruiter breakfast. This year’s guest speaker is Jenny DeVaughn, Senior Director, Employment Branding and Social Media at Randstad Sourceright.

 

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Oct 24 Cleared Job Fair Job Seeker Handbook

Check out the cleared facilities employers who will be interviewing from 11am-3pm at the DoubleTree BWI, and the security cleared positions they will be seeking to fill.

You must have a current or active security clearance to attend. Click here to pre-register.

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