Applying for a new job can be stressful. It’s filled with minor decisions that can change everything such as deciding what to wear to interviews, asking previous employers to be references, and determining the most important things to list on your resume. When contemplating the latter, often times people don’t ever think to list one […]
Earlier this month I began hiring new staff to join my company, providing resume writing services to US and Canadian job seekers. My HR manager presented me with a ton of applicants and gave me the job of selecting anyone that interested me, so that she could conduct an initial screening. From the remaining candidates […]
Ideally you want to conduct a job search while you’re still employed in order to make the transition easier and to prevent down time. However, doing so recklessly puts you in a precarious position, particularly if you’re making it easy for your current employer to discover what you’re up to. Use these strategies in order […]
Starting a job search is a big decision if you already have a current job. Before you start applying to positions, it is important for you to take a few moments and consider your desires and your reason for starting a new job search.
The new standard resume is a blend of visually-pleasing presentation and memorable content. Memorable, as in you make the hiring manager pause because you have something solid to offer, instead of making them cough and spew their coffee all over your resume because you didn’t realize you’ve put something damning in there. In the infographic […]