Career Advice

Tips and advice for managing your job search and talent recruitment.

We understand both sides of the experience of hiring as well as looking for a job. Our purpose is to share insights that may prove valuable in the world of hiring.

Job search: 4 words to avoid when you are unemployed

Being without a job is tough. When you are out of work for an extended period of time, crisis of confidence sets in. And once it takes hold, it can be hard to shake. The problem is that confidence is the No. 1 thing we need to land a job. Without it, we come across…

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Resume writing advice

Resume Writing Tips A well-written resume is an invaluable tool that job seekers can use to attract the attention of potential employers. More than a formal interview or networking session, a resume offers employers the opportunity to quickly analyze the merits of a potential employee. Employers and personnel managers are very busy and tend to…

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Job searching: interview questions and answers

Job interviews are always stressful – even for job seekers who have gone on countless interviews. The best way to reduce the stress is to be prepared. Take the time to review the common interview questions you will most likely be asked. Also, review sample answers and advice on how to answer these typical interview…

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How to run an effective meeting

Meetings can be a huge time suck. That’s why it’s in everyone’s best interest to do all they can to keep them productive. Want to do your part? Stop saying these eight unproductive things: 1. Let me give you some feedback on that… Feedback in and of itself isn’t a bad thing–when it’s constructive, feedback…

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What NOT to say in a job interview

Setting yourself apart from the crowd is vital when you are looking for that new job. This applies for all stages of the recruitment process – you want to ensure that your CV is at the top of a recruiter or hiring manager’s pile, and that your interview shows you in the best possible light….

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Resume Writing Tips

A well-written resume is an invaluable tool that job seekers can use to attract the attention of potential employers. More than a formal interview or networking session, a resume offers employers the opportunity to quickly analyze the merits of a potential employee. Employers and personnel managers are very busy and tend to rapidly review resumes….

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How to prepare for job interview questions

Job interviews are always stressful – even for job seekers who have gone on countless interviews. The best way to reduce the stress is to be prepared. Take the time to review the common interview questions you will most likely be asked. Also, review sample answers to these typical interview questions. Then take the time…

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The importance of organizing your job search

Whenever I speak to candidates, one of the important topics is “what are you doing with your job search”?  It’s important to understand what phase you are in, and how committed you have been to the process.  It has been my experience that your level of organization around your job search will quickly translate into…

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