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Category: Resume Writing

Henry’s Thoughts on NY Times’ How To Write a Cover Letter”

Posted on November 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Henry’s Thoughts on NY Times’ How To Write a Cover Letter”

Henry’s generic response to this article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/22/business/how-to-write-a-cover-letter-that-stands-out.html?emc=eta1&_r=0smarterliving@nytimes.com

This is a good article with lots of great ideas about writing cover letters that make a difference.

My guilty secret, it has been many years since I have read a cover letter. This does not negate the value of great cover letters, but their value is dependant on the type … Read More »

5 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Posted on February 17th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on 5 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Resume writing may seem simple, but when you get down to it you see that there are intricacies that go into making a good resume, especially one that stands out.

Most recruiters look at over 50 resumes per job posting. If a resume doesn’t stand out it can get lost among the … Read More »


Resumes: Get Them Right to Get the Job

Posted on January 27th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Infographic, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Resumes: Get Them Right to Get the Job

We get a ton of resumes every day and it is our job to screen them and pick the best of the lot. Sometimes, we have resumes that come across on our desks that are hard to comprehend, too long, missing the right information or have other issues. Typically, we pass on resumes that … Read More »


Job Search Assistance by Vancouver Public Library

Posted on July 17th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Career Development, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Job Search Assistance by Vancouver Public Library

Immigrating is a big step.  Finding a new job is one of the most important parts of this journey, but how do you do this?

Vancouver Public Library is offering free support to newcomers and other jobseekers that have trouble finding a job.

My name is Melanie; I am … Read More »


5 Unconventional and Effective Tips to Boost your Job Search

Posted on November 28th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on 5 Unconventional and Effective Tips to Boost your Job Search

Job Search can be tedious when you’re not having any luck scoring interviews. This can happen quite often in our fast paced social media dominated society. When this happens, you may have to take a step back and approach the situation from another angle. Here are 5 unconventional and unusual BUT effective ways you can get yourself back … Read More »