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Get on the right track to career success

Want a job in the field of public relations or to improve on your current position, whatever your field? Get your foot in the door with the right resume and cover letter for this exciting profession and others that match your skills and interests! 174 more words

Thank You Employment Counsellors

If you are an Employment Counsellor I want to extend my personal nod of thanks in your direction for the help you have given over 2014 to either the unemployed or those seeking work-related changes in their lives. 879 more words

Job Search Advice

Job Requirements Aren't Fact: In Fact, They're Often Fiction!

Hockey superstar Wayne Gretzsky once famously said, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

This adage can also be applied to your job search. 723 more words


How to Write an Effective Resume

Philosophy: Employers will spend 5 seconds scanning a resume to see if a candidate is qualified for a position. They’ll check location, tenure, and specific qualifications (skills, licenses, degrees, etc.). 272 more words


How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

Philosophy: Employers will not spend more than ten seconds reading a cover letter. You have to show them that you can get to the point, that you are focused, can prioritize, understand business, know what they are looking for and that you are the person for the job. 339 more words


When all candidates are equal, who gets picked?

Every so often I get lucky and I submit to an executive recruiting client candidates who are so good that the client cannot choose between them. 248 more words


Seven Ways Your Resume Makes You Look Unreliable

Clients frequently ask how to improve their resume.  I recently read an article by Catherine Conlan which addresses exactly that question and suggests things that weaken your resume and what to do instead.  245 more words