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Bruce Hurwitz
Worked at Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd.
Attended Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lives in Hackensack, New Jersey
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Many career counseling clients admit to me that they are uncomfortable interviewing because they do not like to talk about themselves.  Bragging is not something they do. That’s a great characteristic to have…just not at a job interview.  At a job…
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I want to share with readers of this blog some recent posts which I have written on LinkedIn.  The most important, in many ways, is the third, “If you are doing this on your profile you are embarrassing yourself and may be rejected by employers!”  I don’t…
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The answer?  A website.  WordPress.  LinkedIn.  Help A Reporter Out.  Twitter.  HootSuite.  YouTube.  BlogTalkRadio.  Put them all together, mix thoroughly and – voilà – fame! Of course the secret, like in any recipe, is knowing how much of each…
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No news here:  You cannot find a new job without networking.  You have no choice in the matter.  Yet many job seekers are so shy that the very idea of going to a networking event where they will have to introduce themselves to strangers results in a panic…
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This coming Thursday, April 14, at 11:30 PM (EDST), Candice Galek will be interviewed on Bruce Hurwitz Presents! about her LinkedIn marketing campaign. Ms. Galek is the founder and CEO of Bikini Luxe, a Florida-based retailer specializing in fashion…
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A week or so ago I received a message from a first-degree connection on LinkedIn.  She was absolutely giddy with anticipation.  She informed me that the following day she would send me her new resume which was prepared by a “professional resume writer.” …
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Our client is a for-profit educational programming provider. In operation since 2006, they arrange lectures in over 50 markets across the United States, by professors from top colleges and universities. The students who attend are not looking to network,…
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In a previous post I explained that you should never say “transferable skills” in a job interview because while you mean, “I want the job and I can do the job,” the employer hears, “I don’t meet the minimum qualifications but do me a favor and consider me…
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“By entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.”  That is the tag line for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s first annual Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, which is taking place on May 12. Organized by the Entrepreneurs Network, which I co-chair, the day-long event…
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First, a clarification.  I am neither a psychologist nor an attorney.  If any of these composite characters resonate seek the assistance of a qualified health care professional or attorney.  Second, you will find no political correctness here.  It’s not…
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Project Manager (Construction) Queens, New York  My client, a 120-acre full-service residential community, including two shopping malls, seeks to hire a Project Manager.  The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of specific…
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A week or so ago I received a message from a first-degree connection on LinkedIn.  She was absolutely giddy with anticipation.  She informed me that the following day she would send me her new resume which was prepared by a “professional resume writer.” …
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I am an executive recruiter and career counselor.
Employment
  • Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd.
    President and CEO
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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Executive Recruiter and Career Counselor
Introduction

Bruce A. Hurwitz, Ph.D., the President and CEO of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd., has been an executive recruiter since 2003.  The author of A Hooker’s Guide to Getting a Job: Parables from the Real World of Career Counseling and Executive Recruiting, he is a recognized authority on career counseling, recruitment, and employment issues, having been cited in over 300 articles, appearing in more than 200 publications, nationally and internationally, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and US News & World Report, as well as on such websites as CareerBuilder, Monster, The Ladders, and Yahoo!  He is the host of Bruce Hurwitz Presents, a live call-in radio interview program and an advisor for the multi-media resume portal Purzue.  An Ambassador for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, he also hosts their weekly radio program, The Voice of Manhattan Business.  He is an on-camera talent for eHow.com and has been certified as an “Approved Career Expert” by CareeRealism.com.

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Since May 2010 I have been quoted in the media, on average, three times a week, concerning career and employment issues.
Education
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    1997
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