Five tips to help you nail your online portfolio

Five tips to help you nail your online portfolio
Written by Greg Murphy, Originally Published on JobPostings.ca Congratulations! You’re nearly done some of your most challenging years, slaving away behind a computer screen in the confines of life in academia. It’s a scary thing, having the world in front and Red Bull-induced insomnia behind. But embrace it, it’s almost yours. First thing on your ...

The ideal application

The ideal application
By James Michael McDonald. Originally Published on JobPostings.ca On average, 250 people apply for every job. Now that it’s time to start applying for summer jobs and post-graduation work, that statistic should worry you. There are countless people looking for work all the time, which means there will always be competition. Despite your qualifications, education, ...

A Resume the Right Way

Source: DegreeQuery.com A Résumé the Right Way It’s easy in this Digital Age to think that a solid résumé isn’t important; after all, your new employer is just going to check you out on Facebook or LinkedIn, so who cares, right? Wrong. A résumé can make or break an employment opportunity because most times, it’s ...

What can you expect in a social media job interview?

What can you expect in a social media job interview?
  Article originally published on TalentEgg. Written by Lauren Marinigh. Social media is field with a lot to offer a recent grad or new professional! While you may already have extensive skills using different social media platforms in your personal life, don’t assume you can ace an interview just by showing up. Every organization has ...

Six real-life cover letter blunders to avoid

Six real-life cover letter blunders to avoid
“I’m married and at the present time, live in a farm located on the countryside … from where I attend to my clients online, grow organic vegetables and raise my two small daughters.” The quotation above is an example of one of six cover letter blunders listed in Careeralism’s “6 Real-Life Cover Letter Blunders to ...

How do I write a cover letter that’s professsional yet passionate?

How do I write a cover letter that's professsional yet passionate?
You see an opening for your dream job, and your heart skips a beat. You race to put together a top-notch resume, and then you get to your cover letter. How do you convey both your excitement and passion for the position, while simultaneously conveying a sense of professionalism? Lauren E. Berger writes a terrific ...