How Many Jobs Should an Active Job Seeker Apply For?

A question that I frequently get asked is… “How many jobs should I be applying for as an active job seeker?” Unfortunately, I cannot give you exact metrics to say that if you apply for “x” many jobs each day, you will find a job in “x” days. You could apply for a bazillion jobs

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When Interviews Go Wrong

Truth be told most people (well majority of the population) have had a job interview go wrong at some point in their lives and they did not receive the job offer because of it. Even seasoned professionals who have been out in the workforce for years (and haven’t practiced interviewing skills) can fumble when they

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Update Your Resume With These Helpful Tips

In my experience as an HR professional I have reviewed a lot of resumes and applicant profiles. I have also received feedback on applicant’s resumes from managers who make hiring decisions. What I know about resumes, is that there are several key factors that can hold applicants back from moving forward through the recruitment process.

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Resume… Challenge?

Students, Update Your Resume NOW… You’ll Be Thankful Later! In a few weeks, which will zoom by at an incredibly fast pace, September will be upon us and school will recommence. If you are in denial, you are not the only one! You likely spent your summer working a full or part-time job, you might

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Questions That You Should Avoid Asking a Potential Employer in a Job Interview

Students, Don’t Get Caught Making These Rookie Mistakes in Your Next Interview! Everyone has had a moment where nerves might get the best of them during an interview. This can often lead to scrounging for questions – because you are supposed to ask the interviewer questions right? I am sure that every interview tip you

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Make Your Resume Stand Out

A few things to consider when you sit down to write or revise your resume; is ensuring it visually stands out, is easy to follow, and is formatted in a consistent matter. Especially if you are applying for a job that requires you to demonstrate your document creation skills! Don’t go overboard on trying to

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