Category: Job Search
I can’t decide whether these job seekers are stupid or lazy or both?
As an employee at a recruitment firm, I get emails from job applicants. I don’t recruit, my name is NOT affiliated with any job opportunities on our website, nor do I pretend to hire for a position, yet I still get applications. I try my … Read More »
The Leader’s most critical role.
According to Statistics Canada, the Canadian economy produces an average of 100,000 new small businesses each year. A small business is defined as one with 5-100 employees. Stats Can also reports that 85,000 small businesses fail each year. That’s a pretty significant attrition rate. And as almost half of all … Read More »
Photograph by: Rebecca Blissett , For Postmedia News
Julia MacKenzie is an IT recruiter who created her own job with Goldbeck Recruiting Inc. after she convinced its owner to open an IT Recruiting Division.
As the information technology field continues to grow, competition for candidates to fill key IT positions is heating up, says Julia MacKenzie, … Read More »
Reposted: September 2012
Get To The Point Quickly: Employers have to sift through hundreds of resumes and you have 2 seconds to grab their attention. One of the easiest things to do is to use bullet points; avoid writing long paragraphs that are dense. Try to stay away from writing every article you were published … Read More »
The answer depends on your situation and on what position you are applying to.
1. Strategic Choice of Information
Strategically you need to decide what you want the viewer to see. I recently met a young woman with a master’s degree in engineering who wanted a technical sales position. My advice to her was to reduce the … Read More »