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 […]
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 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 […]
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
Being asked to comment on your biggest weakness is an interview tactic that is as old as time. Interviewers are really just asking you to promptly switch gears –from showcasing your abilities to offering up one of your failings for discussion. How you choose to respond to this question may be more memorable than how well you present your
Individuality is key. In a competitive world, the person who blends in will rarely get hired, promoted or appreciated in any way. The thing is we’re taught to blend in. We’re taught to conform. Standing out is something we have to work at because it doesn’t come naturally. Branding identifies your unique and stand-out-worthy qualities.
In today’s extremely competitive job market, the brawn of your résumé will never be noticed if it doesn’t have beauty. It needs to appeal to the immediate senses of sight and touch. Yours will be nothing more than another piece of paper that an already glossy-eyed professional will simply toss aside, moving on to the