Career Connections

Recruiter vs. Career Coach: Get noticed & get the job

Thursday, 18 August 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Is a one-page resume better than two pages?

Should you add the green “Open to work” swoosh to your LinkedIn profile… or not?!

When you’re in job search, you hear lots of advice, and sometimes it even seems contradictory. So what’s right? We’re here to find out.

A career coach generally works for job candidates, and recruiters work for the employer. The nature of these relationships sometimes lend their way to different approaches for successful job search.

Martin McGovern (Career Coach) and MaryAnn Gibney (Recruiter) will discuss/debate their different views on the job search and answer audience questions. You’ll learn:

  • How to stand out from your competition
  • How to job search in today’s market
  • How to sell yourself to get the offer

This event is part of AMA Chicago’s Career Connections series, a recurring event built around moving your career forward today and tomorrow. Current job seekers and anyone who likes to keep their options open will benefit from the insights, advice and tips offered by our experts.

Recruiter: MaryAnn Gibney

Career Coach: Martin McGovern

AMA Chicago members: free
Guests: $10
Members of another AMA chapter: free
Full-time students: free

This is a virtual event, held via Zoom. Meeting details will be emailed to registrants 48 hours, 2 hours and 10 minutes before the event.

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