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Blast Apart Employment Roadblocks – For Good

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:22+00:00 August 1st, 2016|BLOG|

Some people get job interviews at the drop of a hat. Some spend huge amounts of time and resources, only to net a few interviews over a lengthy period of time. What separates the two? A myriad of things. Here’s a quick take on a few that really matter: Do you qualify for the job? [...]

Resume Formats – Which One is For You?

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:22+00:00 March 18th, 2015|BLOG|

Believe it or not, resumes come in different formats. Without overcomplicating matters, here’s a basic description to sort out which one might be right for you.  The key is to not get overwhelmed by the process. Focus on showing your key results at the workplace, and your resume will achieve its purpose – more opportunities. [...]

Job Hunting Tactics – Your Top Three

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:22+00:00 March 16th, 2015|BLOG|

Job searching can be an arduous task – or a straight shot to a chosen target. Which one describes your journey has a lot to do with luck, planning and individual insight. In this game, making the right moves are critical for success. Here are three great tips to help you take command of your [...]

NEWSFLASH – The Future of Resumes Could Have Your Face on Video!

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:22+00:00 February 15th, 2015|BLOG|

I recently read some alarming – or fascinating – statistics around our favourite topic of continuous discussion, the resume. Guess what the experts are saying? (Hint: it’s not good news for the camera shy types.) To make a long story short, employers (nearly) unanimously agreed: if a candidate were to submit a video clip of [...]

Are You a Success?

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:22+00:00 February 13th, 2015|BLOG|

Whether or not you are a “success” is a fluid, subjective evaluation. But in terms of what most people would commonly consider to be traits of a conventionally successful person, there are some stand out qualities. Take a look at the list. Are you doing well? Do you need improvement? Independent thinking It’s no coincidence [...]

Are You Wondering If Resumes Have Changed?

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:22+00:00 February 11th, 2015|BLOG|

Whether you’re in the job market for the first time – or a seasoned professional – the resume continues to be an all-important document for success. One key difference is that we are living in one of the most rapidly changing societies in recent history. Technology, social etiquette, job-finding – core human pursuits have changed. [...]

Branding Yourself: It Never Gets Old

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:23+00:00 February 7th, 2015|BLOG|

That’s because in today’s media-crazed world, we see brands absolutely everywhere. It’s not long before individuals – not corporations – begin to incorporate more effective branding techniques into the job hunt. Are you wondering how you can “brand” yourself better? If so, let’s go over the basics, one more time: Your resume I know, I [...]

Social Networking Faux Pas – Does This Sound Like You?

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:23+00:00 February 6th, 2015|BLOG|

It’s tempting to use popular social networking sites to shock and awe your connections. (Or potential new connections.) The problem? It’s aggravating and possibly hazardous to your career. Think about these points the next time you take to the Net and socialize. InMail – could be OutMail if you overdo it Remember when spam was [...]

Your Resume – Easy to Digest?

By | 2016-12-01T07:03:23+00:00 February 5th, 2015|BLOG|

Or hard to chew. Most of what you read whether it’s a menu at a restaurant, magazine article or anyone mainstream publication, has one thing in common: it’s effortless to read. If you read an article in your favourite magazine and couldn’t get past the opening paragraph because it had too many grammatical errors, fancy [...]

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