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Posts Tagged ‘resume’

May 6th, 2020

Job Search Tips: Top 15 Words to Include on Your Resume

Job Search Tips Top 15 Words to Include on Your Resume

For many hiring managers, the wording of a candidate’s resume can make or break their chances of job search success. Using ineffective, misleading, or unvaried language leads to the rejection of as many as seven out of every ten applications for any given job posting [1]. Consequently, job consultants frequently recommend learning what words to […]

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February 9th, 2017

A Clean Slate: Starting Over Fresh in the New Year

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Whether 2016 was a boom or a bust, you have the chance to start off 2017 with a clean slate. A new year brings new opportunities to replace the job you currently have, to get into the labor market, or to explore career advancement options with your present employer. So read on for some tips […]

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December 19th, 2016

The Infographic Resume

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The internet is periodically abuzz with news of the impending death of the resume. A professional resume writer now in my 11th year of full time service, I am quite certain that the resume is still the basis of perhaps 98% of today’s recruitment process. I’ve watched a few such trends come and go. The […]

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November 27th, 2016

Modernize Your Resume: First Steps

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There’s tons of info on the internet about resumes, including this article! Some of the info contradicts, some confuses, and honestly, some steers you down the wrong path altogether. And don’t even get me started on the templates available for the unsuspecting, eager job seeker, which, for a variety of reasons, can blow up any […]

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October 12th, 2016

10 Expert Tips on Interviewing for a Law Firm

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A lot of people find job interviews to be unnerving. Interviews are most often spontaneous, there is a lot of uncertainty involved and is highly subjective. The average interviewee never quite knows what is considered to be a “right answer”. Law interviews are intended to be such. It is a way determining if a candidate’s […]

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June 10th, 2016

5 Tips to Get Your Resume Noticed

5 Tips to Get Your Resume Noticed

There is a wealth of great talent and tons of great employers in BC, and this is contributing to more competition for jobs. You may come across a posting for a job you know you would rock – the question is, how can you make your resume stand out and show that you’re the right […]

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