The Right Words Will Help Land Your Dream Job [Infographic]

The Right Words Will Help Land Your Dream Job [Infographic]
YouTern has posted a great article, based on research from Grammarly, on the best words to use in your resume and cover letter when applying for a job. Take a look at the infographic below, and read the full article on YouTern here. Text Version Below Text Version Watch your words in the job search ...

10 ways to condense your resume without losing value

10 ways to condense your resume without losing value
In a culture dominated by short Facebook posts and cryptic tweets, we all face enormous pressure to communicate ever more briefly. When it comes to resumes, recent trends have lowered preferred lengths to 2-3 pages. If your resume is long, how can you possibly condense it without losing value? As a certified and award-winning resume writer, ...

How to write your human-voiced resume

How to write your human-voiced resume
You already know how to write a resume. You put your contact info at the top and then list your jobs in reverse chronological order, with your education at the end. Done! What’s the big deal? The big deal is that if you write your resume the way countless books and articles have instructed you ...

Work Story Wednesday: 5 U of T grads share their stories

Work Story Wednesday: 5 U of T grads share their stories
“Sitting next to me, an excited sister whispered loudly to her brother, past guards sitting between them, that she found the perfect girl for him, and a new bride mouthed to her recently arrested husband that she was pregnant. The flashes of news from their life outside made the prisoners smile and laugh – even ...

10 qualities of really amazing employees

10 qualities of really amazing employees
While opinions are often like snowflakes, ask ten different people for their definition of an amazing employee and you won’t get ten totally different answers. That’s because amazing employees stand out. They’re easy to spot. And they make a huge impact on the people around them. The following is a guest post from Kevin Daum, ...

Ashton Kutcher’s secret to certain success

Ashton Kutcher's secret to certain success
During his recent acceptance speech at the Teen Choice Awards, Ashton Kutcher, departed from the standard Hollywood narrative and declared that personal responsibility, accountability, and hard work are the “insider secret” to success. “I believe that opportunity looks a lot like hard work,” said Kutcher. “When I was 13, I had my first job with ...

Life lessons from a summer internship

Life lessons from a summer internship
What can you learn from a summer internship? Some very important life lessons, says writer Alex Laughlin in Levo League. As she goes through the stress and difficulties encountered in her move to a new city and at a new job, she also shares how her internship with USAToday lead Laughlin to discover some truly ...