Sondra is a Principal at her own boutique Retained Search Firm. She has 25 years of technology recruiting experience for VC backed start-ups, and was the former Director of Recruiting at The Mayfield Fund, one of the early venture capital firms in the Valley, and has held numerous staffing leadership roles at high-growth start-ups.
Sondra's client companies are Consumer Internet, Enterprise Software/SaaS, Systems & Consumer Electronic Device companies. Her search practice is focused on helping companies hire key Engineering and Product Management/Product Strategy leaders at the VP/Director levels.
What makes recruiters and hiring managers take notice of a resume/cover letter or hit the delete button?
Topics to be covered include presentation/formatting of information, effectively stating your objective, how do recruiters scan resumes to determine if a detailed review is warranted, distinguishing accomplishments from skills, how to present your skills, using chronological or skills summary style, how far back in time to go, dealing with short job stints and employment gaps, how to determine if your resume is ready for prime time, writing effective cover letters, and more depending upon time and questions.
Bring your resume for self-evaluation and to take notes. For all levels of employment experience.