Posts tagged “Resume Writing” (Page 7)

How to Apply to a Confidential Job Post Confidentially

Often, potential employers will post jobs on Workopolis, Careerbuilder, Monster, Craigslist, Kijiji, and other job boards/sites anonymously.  Even if the job description looks perfect for your skill-set, this can pose several problems for an application. Firstly, any job-seeking professional knows that the first thing you do before applying for a job is check out the company’s website.  Not only to arm yourself with valuable information for your application and hopefully interview, but also to decide: Is this a company that [...]

When did “Free” Job Hunting Get So Expensive?

There’s a lot of saturation in the job market these days. The attention span of hiring managers has dropped from 20 seconds to around 9 seconds. As such it’s increasingly harder to get their attention – in a good way, that is. Acquiring the services of a professional career strategist or a dedicated resume writer might be the answer. They can give you an objective analysis of your resume and how it stands out, and they know how to best [...]

5 Reasons Your Resume Is Getting Rejected

An attention-grabbing and unique resume has always been emphasized as the one that usually gets an applicant the job interview. If you don’t know how to make one, chances are you’re going to need professional help. If you’d rather do your resume all by yourself, you can always get some useful tips from a lot of self-help books and online resources. A hiring manager doesn’t necessarily “read” your resume from top to bottom. Recruiters will sometimes even read your resume [...]

7 Simple Job Search Principles That Get Results

While it may be tough to job search, the outcome of your effort is determined by the means of your method. If you constantly end up being last on the list of applicants or not getting any follow-up calls, then suffice it to say, there’s something wrong with how you do your job hunting. In principle, job search strategy is not just some random activity of looking for jobs to give you an income; instead, it is a job [...]