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How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume

Posted on June 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Resume Writing. Comments Off on How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume

A HOLE IN ONE

You might think that when employers see holes in your resume it’s game over. But the right explanations and presentation can soften the blow and provide ample reasoning for your choices.

First impressions are difficult. They can be difficult during in-person meetings or presentations when you are meeting someone for the first time. … Read More »

Most Common Skillset Sought After In Entry Level Workers

Posted on May 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Most Common Skillset Sought After In Entry Level Workers

1.) Definitely MS Office proficiency and strong Excel is a differentiator. 

2.)  If you are a power user and show examples of sophisticated multi-page spreadsheets you have created, it is a bonus.

3.) Important to have shown initiative to solve problems or create and complete any type of projects beyond the minimum required.

4.) Post secondary graduation.

5.) Good communications … Read More »

What To Know About Background Checks

Posted on May 24th, by Jessica Miles in Job Search. Comments Off on What To Know About Background Checks

If a potential employer requests a background check, the candidate who they are considering hiring must provide written authorization.  It is very important for candidates to provide authorization to the background-check company directly for privacy reasons.

Since it is the employer who is requesting and paying for the background check the information will not be shared … Read More »

Are Your Resumes Being Read By Humans

Posted on May 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in Resume Writing. Comments Off on Are Your Resumes Being Read By Humans

Henry Goldbeck was featured in the Resumes by Matt blog this week and offers his tips on how to ensure your resume isn’t passed by.

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Helpful Tips For Stay-At-Home Mom’s Re-entering The Workplace

Posted on May 16th, by Jessica Miles in Interviewing Advice, Job Search. Comments Off on Helpful Tips For Stay-At-Home Mom’s Re-entering The Workplace

Transparency – make it easy for potential employers to know that you were off work for parenting reasons. We all were brought into this world by our mom’s and employers should understand the realities of parenting.
Confidence – maintain confidence that your skills do not lose their value even though you have been out of the “paid … Read More »