Resume / Curriculum Vitae

Return on Investment (ROI) for Professional Resume Writing

What is the return on investment (ROI) for having your resume professionally written? It is very important for a resume to be professionally delivered. This is the first document that an employer sees before they even see the prospective employee—you ;). If a resume isn’t professionally written, than the employer will not give you an […]

Do You Need Job Interview Training? Part Two

Job Interview Training For the most part, every question asked in a job interview has a purpose. Some job interviews can include puzzles to assess things like problem solving skills and fast thinking. There are several possible questions and puzzles which are designed to stress you out, put you on guard, and measure how you […]

Resume Design: Should You Incorporate Colour?

Resume Design for a Competitive Marketplace According to an HP Printer advertisement I just saw, 87% of consumers are more likely to notice colour marketing materials over black and white; likewise, your target audience is up to 96% more willing to notice your messaging when it’s in color. Mathew writes on The HP Blog Hub, “colour […]

Do You Need Job Interview Training? Part One

For your job interview you must expect the unexpected. Being asked questions like what animal represents you and being evaluated in ways you don’t understand can be nerve wracking and uncomfortable. Nervousness, nausea, fear and doubt are common emotions when someone is headed into an interview, and the great importance of the result weighs on

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Before anyone looks at your résumé, a computer does

Online prescreening is a popular alternative to having a costly team of people sift through the countless résumés submitted daily. In fact, a Rocket Hire survey found that 95% of companies that make between 151 and 500 hiring decisions a year use a software screening tool. That means your résumé has to look good to software whereas you […]

Dealing With Confidential Hiring Processes

By Ian Christie This is very common. You might see online or newspaper ads that are confidential. You might also receive a call from a recruiter, or search firm one day to talk about an opportunity, but they will hold back on the company name. I can understand how you feel. However, there are several […]

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