Posts tagged “professional development”

How to upgrade your skills for free

Job hunting can get expensive. Not only are you spending a lot of time applying for roles and attending interviews, but you're also paying for additional assistance to better your chances. This assistance could come in the form of a course enrollment, an interview coach, or a resume writer. Regardless, this help isn't free. For those of you who don't have extra funds to take these steps, there are free options. Upgrading your skills is not a necessary aspect of [...]

How to beef up your professional development

There are many benefits to completing training courses - including the chance to boost your employable skills, whether you’re looking for work, or improving your standing within your existing company. Types of training courses can include first aid skills, leadership skills, and specialist training in computer software, as well as many other opportunities. It’s possible to find free training courses in your area by looking at job fairs, training websites, colleges, and listings in your place of work. In terms [...]

Increase your call-backs with 5 simple resume tweaks

We often tell you in this blog that your resume is terrible. Now that is most likely the case for most of you, but for those of you who really think that you have a great resume and you really don’t know why you’re not getting calls – this one is for you. Remember – Hiring Managers are just barely skimming over your resume for 5-10 seconds, and if something doesn’t catch their interest, it is on to the next [...]