The "look" of your résumé bears alot of weightWhen a well-designed and attractive-looking résumé crosses my desk, I notice it right away and tend to read it from start to finish.Alternatively, when I’m faced with the typical boring and generic résumé that looks like...read more
I still see many Linkedin profiles that don’t include a photo or have one that is less than ideal. Both can significantly damage the success of your Linkedin profile and subsequent job search.Why your photo is such a bid dealA photo is your virtual handshake.It’s...read more
Before an employer invests any time and effort in conducting a face to face interview, they will often do a preliminary phone interview which is also called a “phone screen”.If you are working with a good recruiter or career professional, they will prep you for the...read more
The fine art of salary negotiationHow you address the whole salary negotiation process is arguably one of the most challenging part of the job search. Let’s be honest - no one really likes to talk about money. It’s, well, awkward.Plus, you probably have a bunch of...read more
Nowadays, employers tend to ask more behavioural and situational questions (rather than the standard traditional ones) which force the candidate to think quickly to come up with satisfactory answers.Both behavioural and situational questions are strategically...read more
One of the best ways to turn your résumé from a generic, laundry list of tasks into an effective interview magnet is to apply the quantification approach.This means quantifying your contributions as much as you can throughout the document.By including quantifiers, you...read more
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