29 Aug

Tips to screen your resume before applying for a job

Posted by Jamie Dargie

Backed by research, we now know recruiters only spend six seconds on an average to scan a resume. Six seconds is all it takes for an employer to decide whether you’ll be considered for the type of job advertised or not. When the window of opportunity is this small, every word on your resume matters.

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22 Aug

5 Key Things Recruiters Look for in Resumes and Cover Letters

Posted by Jamie Dargie

Your resume and cover letter are the first thing that lands with the recruiter. It is your first piece of introduction, and much like first impressions – it is the first point of assessment too.

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20 Jun

Getting Lost In The Crowd: 5 Reasons Why Your Resume Gets Ignored

Posted by Jamie Dargie

The media is suggesting that there are more jobs currently available than there are people applying for them. Somehow, that might not make sense to you if you are sticking to a resume template that is not getting enough responses. It can be very frustrating, but you should not feel you're being ignored because you are incompetent. The challenges may arise in the way you are drafting your resume and how you are marketing your skills.

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6 Jun

Art of being Found: How to Get Your Resume Noticed in Canada

Posted by Jamie Dargie

The jobs sector in Canada is at an all-time high. Job opportunities are springing up and these are not minimum-wage positions, either. Employment prospects are good, but competition for the openings is fierce. You are equipped with the knowledge of modern technology and possess all the skills too. But if you want to land an interview for one of your dream jobs, you need to get noticed. How do you do that?

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5 Jun

Think You’re Cut Out For Contract Work? Take The Quiz and Find Out

Posted by Brad Holtkamp

Summer is around and with a booming job sector, recruitment agencies are scampering to find ideal candidates for contractual jobs in Canada. At a time when job seekers are in the spotlight, we’ve compiled a handy list to ensure you make the most when you visit any recruitment agency for a shot at these job opportunities.

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