Former recruitment agency experts answer
employment questions, candidly suggesting how to
negotiate your salary, find a really good job,
handle phone interviews, and more.
Sage advice like this is
Q: How can I
overcome the negative affect of my job hopping
and get a higher-level position?
A. Recruiters will not
necessarily frown on job hopping especially in a
tight labor market or if you have stepped into a
higher level position each time you move.
However in a slower economy or if movement is
lateral (simply moving to similar positions with
other companies) then it will not be looked on as
Resume tips --
Focus attention on your skills rather than dates
and places. A traditional chronological
format is not ideal. Instead, use a
combination format (chrono-functional) to
highlight your knowledge, skills and abilities.
Try to grab the reader's attention very
quickly. This can be done by beginning the
resume with a section highlighting her
achievements, then followed by a qualifications
summary highlighting related skills.