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How to Silence Negative Employees

How to Silence Negative Employees

So its a new year, and you have those really negative staff members you dont know what to with? To turn a failing company into a breakout success, you’ll need… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions

How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions

Canadian employment law restrict some of the questions that a potential employer can ask you during an interview. As a Certified Employment Interview Coach, I make it my business to… 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 »

Social media impact on recruitment

Social media impact on recruitment

Back in 2007 I wrote a very popular article that has since been republished by diverse magazines, blogs, newspapers etc on how social media could negatively impact your job search…. Read more »

Effective Networking To Accelerate Your Job Search Success

Effective Networking To Accelerate Your Job Search Success

More often than not, people lose touch with former business colleagues. They cite multiple reasons including lack of accurate contact information and lack of time. After a certain amount of… Read more »

Achievement Journals 2.0

Achievement Journals 2.0

For many people, recalling employment achievements that create value-driven resumes and personal brands can be a daunting task. Remembering what you are proud of in specific roles and showing that value to… Read more »

Resume Writing Strategies for New Graduates

Resume Writing Strategies for New Graduates

As the President of Resume Solutions, I have worked extensively with new new graduates with degrees and diplomas in a myriad of fields, from Information Technology, Marketing, Business Administration, Education and… Read more »

Standing Out: Getting Employers to Look at Your Resume

Standing Out: Getting Employers to Look at Your Resume

With Canada’s record 8% unemployment rate, our highest level in 7 years, Canadian job seekers face greater competition for limited jobs. A recent survey showed that 27% of 360 human… Read more »

Resume Writing Tips for New Canadians

Resume Writing Tips for New Canadians

One of the biggest mistakes new immigrants to Canada make when attempting to enter into the Canadian job market is continuing to use the résumé from their home countries.  It… Read more »

Part 1 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Part 1 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Catherine Findley was desperate to find a new job after graduating from college, so when she found a website that promised to find her a job in her field of… Read more »