Beware of “Career Marketing” Firms!

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Beware of “Career Marketing” Firms!

Here’s a link to an article by Nick Corcodilos (of Ask the Headhunter fame) that appeared recently in the Seattle Times, offering some critical words of warning to folks who feel they can “buy” their way to a new job — or who run into one of the many firms in the career services sector who are engaging in highly questionable sales and marketing practices.

Remember, the old adage “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” applies just as much (or more) to the career services sector as it does to any other line of business.  So if you run into an on-line service that sounds a little fishy, or get contacted off the Web by a company making grandiose promises or that seems suspiciously ambiguous in terms of the exact nature of their services, there’s often good reason to indulge in a little extra skepticism!

By | November 13th, 2008|Job Searching|Comments Off on Beware of “Career Marketing” Firms!

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Beware of “Career Marketing” Firms!

Here’s a link to an article by Nick Corcodilos (of Ask the Headhunter fame) that appeared recently in the Seattle Times, offering some critical words of warning to folks who feel they can “buy” their way to a new job — or who run into one of the many firms in the career services sector who are engaging in highly questionable sales and marketing practices.

Remember, the old adage “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” applies just as much (or more) to the career services sector as it does to any other line of business.  So if you run into an on-line service that sounds a little fishy, or get contacted off the Web by a company making grandiose promises or that seems suspiciously ambiguous in terms of the exact nature of their services, there’s often good reason to indulge in a little extra skepticism!

By | November 13th, 2008|Job Searching|Comments Off on Beware of “Career Marketing” Firms!

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