Getting creative with your resume

Getting creative with your resume
When you look at your resume, does it make you want to fall asleep? Can you hear the crickets chirping in the background? In today’s tech-savvy & “there’s an app for that” culture, it can only be to your advantage to test out some innovative and creative resume styles. While you may not want to ...

TalentEgg launches platform to help students, grads showcase skills

TalentEgg launches platform to help students, grads showcase skills
 We are happy to share that our friends over at TalentEgg.ca have launched an exciting new platform – TalentEgg Challenges – for students and recent grads who are looking to bolster their skills and qualifications for job positions. TalentEgg Challenges works with a variety of brands, organizations and employers to set up Challenges for students ...

A before and after story: How recruiters view your resume

A before and after story: How recruiters view your resume
What words are popping out to recruiters when they look at your resume? You’ve only got a short span of time to impress a recruiter, so your resume has to be tailored specifically to the job. Otherwise, it will end up eaten by the garbage monster. Nom nom nom. For all of the time and ...

The ultimate social media guide to getting a job

The ultimate social media guide to getting a job
Though the Internet has made it easy to apply for new jobs, it has also made it difficult to stand out. The job that you are applying for has many other applicants competing for that same position. So get creative! Check out this infographic, created by CIPHR, on how you can use social media to ...

Why submitting a resume isn’t enough, and what you can do about it

Why submitting a resume isn't enough, and what you can do about it
Written by Susan P. Joyce, Published on Work Coach Cafe Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today’s job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time. You want that resume to get you into an interview, but it doesn’t.  I think this could be why: * 80% ...

Professional you: Why looking good on LinkedIn matters

Professional you: Why looking good on LinkedIn matters
By Sidneyeve Matrix, Published on TalentEgg.ca While Facebook is for friends, think of Linkedin as the social network for your career. Part job board and part social platform, on LinkedIn you can make industry connections, do employer research, share updates and post a multimedia resume. Many students ignore the site until after graduation, mistakenly thinking ...

Three tech tools to boost your job hunt

Three tech tools to boost your job hunt
Written by Elizabeth Phillips, Published on Career Bliss It’s a jungle out there. More and more qualified candidates are vying for an unequal number of jobs. While there is no guaranteed method for landing the gig you want, you can significantly boost your chances by using smart tools to up your game. Below are a ...