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Four Phases Of The Job Interview

Four Phases Of The Job Interview

In general there are 4 phases of interviewing.  However, keep in mind that flexibility is key.  Particularly for early interviews, the interviewer will guide the format of the meeting. As… Read more »

Common Errors to Avoid in Preparing Your Resume

Common Errors to Avoid in Preparing Your Resume

Research has shown that many job seekers are unaware or potentially do not understand what information should not be included in their resumes. The information that should not be included… Read more »

Do you have a coherent executive resume?

Do you have a coherent executive resume?

To impress an executive recruiter or potential employer, you need a coherent, well structured executive resume – one that is properly organized and well-prepared. An incoherent, messy, or poorly formatted… Read more »

Career Savvy Tip Of The Day

Career Savvy Tip Of The Day

Expect Some Rejection Before You Get Hired Expecting rejection may appear self-defeating, but nobody can land a job on the first try every time! Learn to accept from the beginning… Read more »

Conducting a self-assessment as part of executive resume writing

Conducting a self-assessment as part of executive resume writing

The development of an effective executive resume requires an unvarnished self-assessment. However, the prospect of conducting a thorough self-assessment in preparation of writing an executive resumeis daunting even for those… Read more »

What are the first stages of an effective job search?

What are the first stages of an effective job search?

One of the major concerns of job seekers is figuring out how to start their job search. This is especially challenging for individuals who have had long tenures with their… Read more »

Finding Jobs in a Slow Market

Finding Jobs in a Slow Market

The economy isn’t the best that it’s ever been, but it’s also not the worst. And while the job prospects make look bleak, there are ways to turn any layoff… Read more »

Crossing The Line- Facebook, privacy and your job search

Crossing The Line- Facebook, privacy and your job search

Recently there were a few reports in the media on companies and government agencies in the United States requesting potential job seekers’ Facebook password to review their profile history as… Read more »

Simple Guidelines for Writing A Stellar Resume

Simple Guidelines for Writing A Stellar Resume

Resume writing can be daunting – it is an irritating stressor for some and a nightmarish undertaking for others. The following are some simple strategies to make your resume writing experience more productive… Read more »

Stop, Review This Resume Check List Before You Submit That Application

Stop, Review This Resume Check List Before You Submit That Application

You have finished your resume master piece, before your prepare that email and press that send button to apply to your dream job, we have prepared a resume writing checklist… Read more »

What does success mean to you?

What does success mean to you?

I know many people grapple with that questions, what is success really, how do you know if you are truly successful? Here courtesy of Geoffrey James at Inc.com, are 10 questions… Read more »

Strategies for an effective job search in a tight economy

Strategies for an effective job search in a tight economy

The economy isn’t the best that it’s ever been, but it’s also not the worst. And while the job prospects make look bleak, there are ways to turn any layoff… Read more »

Key Tips To Write An Effective Cover Letter

Key Tips To Write An Effective Cover Letter

Job seekers continually under estimate the importance of including a cover letter with their resume when applying to jobs.  The cover letter is a critical component of your job search… Read more »

TOP FUTURE EMPLOYMENT MARKETS

TOP FUTURE EMPLOYMENT MARKETS

Mark Hovind states, “The purpose of this page is to help you find industries that are projected to grow by 2018. The table below shows the employment in 1998, 2008… Read more »

Is Personal Branding overrated?

Is Personal Branding overrated?

I found this article by Josh Kaufman  the bestselling author of The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business.  to be a refreshing look at personal branding as personally I find it… Read more »

Women CEOs of FORTUNE 500 companies

Women CEOs of FORTUNE 500 companies

There are more women running FORTUNE 500 companies this year than there were last year. Currently, 10 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women (up from 9 last year), and… Read more »

Canadian Unemployment Increased Slightly to 7.5% in December 2011

Canadian Unemployment Increased Slightly to 7.5% in December 2011

Newly released data from Statistics Canada shows that the Canadian unemployment rate increased slightly to 7.5% in December as more individuals joined the labour market. There was an increase of… Read more »

Thinking of a career move? Here are ten jobs that pays $30.00+ per hour

Thinking of a career move? Here are ten jobs that pays $30.00+ per hour

A recent coaching client of mine, wanted a job that paid no less than  $25 per hour but had no idea what she wanted to do, where to do it… Read more »

Want to create a top-notch technical resume? Read this…

Want to create a top-notch technical resume? Read this…

When writing a technical resume it is easy to lose sight of the overarching strategy that encompasses not only the client’s technical competencies, but also their leadership, initiative, creativity and… Read more »

Google’s Schmidt: Android’s not fragmented, it’s ‘differentiated’

Google’s Schmidt: Android’s not fragmented, it’s ‘differentiated’

Google continues its “moat strategy” with great success via CEO.COM Schmidt started with a canned answer about how he defines ecosystem — “scalable network platforms that deliver the best customer… Read more »