You have been sailing along your career path happy as a clam. Your career is in good shape. Promotions have been coming right on schedule. You are feeling good about your prospects for reaching your career goals.
Look at the company or the product and ask yourself if you are in an industry you are excited about and can see yourself working with every day. If you dread the company or product, it is not a good idea to take the job. Does the financial health of the company look sound? Is the company expanding and turning a profit? If the company doesn’t have a good looking future, it might be difficult to wake up every day and look forward to working.
In addition, a cover letter gives the reader more information about you such as your writing style and your “personality”. It must be interesting enough to entice the reader to spend some time reading your resume.
Vice Chancellor David Williams did not set a timeline. “It will get done as it gets done. The sooner the better.” Williams has cited understanding the academic culture and running a clean program as key attributes. Vanderbilt will retain Parker restaurant management recruiters to help with the hire. ESPN has reported that Vandy will want to talk to Gus Malzahn. That is great, but Vandy will have to pony up some serious cash to get into that mix. Malzahn will be a very hot commodity. Tommy Bowden and Miami Dolphin QB coach David Lee (Vandy Alum) are also interested. Malzahn would win the press conference hands down while the others would have to prove it on the field.
Yikes – I’ve heard of rapid transit but up until now I’ve never heard of rapid and fast first impressions. There’s speed dating, speed dialing, and of course speed channel surfing with your remote control in your family room.
I have always said that I could take six seniors majoring in IT from any university and come up with a recruiting system in about 6 months. It would then take me about ten years to make it really work for a recruiter.
This is my favorite benefit. I get great satisfaction from knowing that I have brightened someone else’s life. I had an executive come up to me after one of my humor seminars and say, ‘You opened up a whole new world for me.’ I almost cried right on the spot. I’ll never forget it.