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About Doug Blount

Doug Blount has been a Senior Recruiter with PeopleScout for over three years, supporting one of its largest international clients. Doug has 10 years of recruiting experience tied to finance, operations, IT, engineering, sales, C-level, and a myriad of other industries and skillsets. When he is not busy finding top-tier talent or partnering with the clients he supports, he relishes time with his family in the beautiful setting of south central Kentucky.

What Do You want to be When You Grow Up

As a father of 3 children, one in college and two more about to enter higher education, the questions around what they want to major in and what kind of careers they want to pursue is a frequent topic of conversation in our household. Beyond the college years, and well into adulthood, people often think

By |2018-08-24T13:04:43+00:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

Task Management 101

Anyone that works with a client base, whether in service, sales, high end deliverables, or whatever, will understand that there are expectations waiting for you on a daily basis – meeting deadlines with your client, manager, and peers. Those deadlines also have expectations that the product or service you are providing is of the highest

By |2018-08-24T13:04:47+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Training, Tutorials & Guides|0 Comments

Hurry Up and Wait: After the Job Interview, Now What?

It finally happened. You got called for that dream interview for that next vital step in your career. Or, maybe it is just a job, but like many people, you need the work. You complete the interview process and walk away with a great sense of accomplishment – you feel like you will have a

By |2018-08-24T13:05:20+00:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: After the Interview, Talking to Recruiters|2 Comments

Get the Competitive Edge with These 6 Resume Secrets

After a decade of experience in recruiting, there is no question that the initial impression of a candidate’s resume is critical to deciding whether or not to engage the applicant in the next steps of the interview process. Let’s face it. Resumes are a pain. They are a pain for everyone, but especially if you’re

By |2018-08-24T13:06:28+00:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Resume Tips|2 Comments