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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Women are still struggling globally to gain parity with men in the workplace

Women are still struggling globally to gain parity with men in the workplace

Though women have made signicant progress in workplace over the last half century, there is still a very long road to travel. According to The Economist SINCE 1970 the proportion… Read more »

Tips on how to get a pay raise

Tips on how to get a pay raise

Resume Solutions President Surranna Sandy was recently interviewed in the Globe and Mail for an article on negotiating a salary increase The first thing you want to dispel is the… Read more »

6 Personal Traits Will Accelerate Your Influence at Work

6 Personal Traits Will Accelerate Your Influence at Work

Today’s employee wants to engage in a more meaningful and purposeful way.  They want to throw titles and corporate speak out the door.  They want a more genuine environment where… Read more »

The Rise Of The Female CEO And The Folly Of Men Who Just Don’t Get It

The Rise Of The Female CEO And The Folly Of Men Who Just Don’t Get It

This is an interesting article on the perception of women corporate world. The next point is that men are incapable of taking women seriously in the office and are only… Read more »

How your gender affects your networking skills

How your gender affects your networking skills

Interesting article that explores the different ways men and women network and the strategies that both genders could use to make right impression – both offline and online – and… Read more »

Generation Jobless: Students Pick Easier Majors Despite Less Pay

Generation Jobless: Students Pick Easier Majors Despite Less Pay

At Resume Solutions, we  meet a lot of students who are very very successful in their chosen majors, with many of them choosing competitive, demanding programs. However, we have meet… Read more »

Using LinkedIn to track down your dream job

Using LinkedIn to track down your dream job

The globe and mail  has a great article on how LinkedIn could be a key element in your job search arsenal: Whether you’re using LinkedIn to find a job or… Read more »

Co-Workers Provide Valuable Insights into Employee Departures

Co-Workers Provide Valuable Insights into Employee Departures

This is an interesting article from Business News Daily: Rather than conduct exit interviews with employees leaving for another job, new research shows businesses may actually glean more information on… Read more »

Resume Solutions Matthew Domville Earns CARW Designation

Resume Solutions Matthew Domville Earns CARW Designation

Matthew Domville of Surcorp Group, Resume Solutions, has been awarded international certification as a Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW) by Career Directors International (CDI). Matthew has demonstrated his superior knowledge… Read more »

Too Old for The Job? 5 Strategies For 55+ Job Hunters

Too Old for The Job? 5 Strategies For 55+ Job Hunters

Age discrimination is for real. It’s illegal for employers to discriminate based on age, but any older job-seeker knows it’s a fact of life. At a November 17th meeting in Washington,… Read more »

Is Freedom 55 for Canadian Baby Boomers Now A Pipedream?

Is Freedom 55 for Canadian Baby Boomers Now A Pipedream?

Freedom 55? This notion may be an old dream for many older working Canadians as new data from Stats Canada shows that workers today who are in their 50s will… Read more »