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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

8 things to leave out of your resume

8 things to leave out of your resume

As a Certified Professional Resume Writers, I have encountered a lot of resumes from clients all over the world with information that is not acceptable in the Canadian labour market…. Read more »

Building Value statements On Your Resume: Examples

Building Value statements On Your Resume: Examples

BEFORE: SALES MANAGER   Oversaw sales team’s performance for Southern Ontario. Problem – underperforming team due to lack of product knowledge Action – coordinated research and development team to deliver… Read more »

Whats the best resume format?

Whats the best resume format?

Over the next few weeks i will be writing a series of posts on resume writing formats – evaluating the traditional formats and emerging trends and providing you with strategies… Read more »

RESUME WRITING TUTORIAL – Key Sections a resume MUST contain

RESUME WRITING TUTORIAL – Key Sections a resume MUST contain

Over the next several weeks, i will be providing an online resume writing tutorial, providing insider secrets of a professional resume writer. Prior to beginning the document, it is a… Read more »

Quick cover letter writing tips

Quick cover letter writing tips

Every resume you send, fax, or e-mail needs its own cover letter. Every cover letter should fit on one page. Send your letter to a specific person rather than to… Read more »

8 things to leave out of your resume

8 things to leave out of your resume

As a Certified Professional Resume Writers, I have encountered a lot of resumes from clients all over the world with information that is not acceptable in the Canadian labour market…. Read more »

Dispelling the Myth: Common Resume Mistakes

Dispelling the Myth: Common Resume Mistakes

As a Certified Professional Resume Writer and President of Resume Solutions, I provide workshops and seminars on what makes a successful resume: what it entails, and how to create a… Read more »

What to do when you think you are over qualified for that job

What to do when you think you are over qualified for that job

For many job seekers, the thought of writing a resume fills them with dread. What to keep in, what to take out, the length, the design etc. The whole process… Read more »

Impact of Aging Baby Boomers on US Economy

Impact of Aging Baby Boomers on US Economy

Per CMA Newsletter On January 1, 2011, the oldest Baby Boomers will turn 65. By 2030, when all Baby Boomers will have turned 65, fully 18% of the nation’s population… Read more »

High Impact Resume: Winning Writing Strategies

High Impact Resume: Winning Writing Strategies

In today’s job market, the resume – a document that provides an overview of your experience, education and skill set – is the number one item requested by potential employers…. Read more »

Eight Things New-Canadians Should Remove from Resumes

Eight Things New-Canadians Should Remove from Resumes

As a Certified Professional Resume Writer, I greatly enjoy helping international professionals effectively transition their global experience, education and training to speak to Canadian employment requirement. I encounter a lot… Read more »