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Private sector job hunting: It’s much different than the Federal job hunt!

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March 5, 2018 – Our host, Bob Leins welcomes Kathy Lavinder, founder of Security & Investigative Placement Consultants, a niche executive search firm, to speak about how the private sector job hunt is much different than the Federal job hunt.

Transitioning from the public sector to the commercial sector is confusing and often opaque.  Executive recruiter Kathy Lavinder will offer guidance on how to navigate the job search.

Job seekers will learn about Applicant Tracking Systems, the best way to use LinkedIn and other social media, as well as a myriad of tests they may encounter, including knowledge tests, skills assessments, ability tests, integrity tests and personality inventories.

The career site Glassdoor reports that on average every corporate role receives at least 250 applicants.  Listen to find out how to separate yourself out from the pack.

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