5 TED Talks to watch before your next job interview

5 TED Talks to watch before your next job interview
Prepping for interviews can be trying – take some stress off and watch these TED talks – compiled by Lily Zhang of the Muse – to help you prepare! These five renowned speakers have lots of sage advice to offer to help you boost confidence and optimism, and communicate in a way that engages a ...

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, ...

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, ...

Five things 20-something job seekers need to know

Five things 20-something job seekers need to know
Written by Alyson Soko, Executive Search Alliance Searching for a role – especially one’s first role after graduation – is a job in itself.  It is tough work.  Below is a list of suggestions we often find ourselves advising most job seekers, but especially those 20-somethings who may have never before looked for full-time work.  ...

The secrets of body language

The secrets of body language
We reveal a lot through our body language – something that can act both for and against your favour. It is especially beneficial to know how to use your body language in the context of an interview, where the recruiter will know how certain questions affect you and your overall comfort during the interview. Check ...

Never settle with a job you don’t want

Never settle with a job you don't want
What are the soft and hard skills, keywords, resume styles & must-haves of on a traditional resume? What should I emphasize during a follow-up interview? If you’re looking for a fun checklist to answer these answers, check out this great infographic by CashNetUSA! There are lots of tips on how you can make your resume ...

Six skills employers look for on your resume

Six skills employers look for on your resume
By Shaheerah Kayani, Published on TalentEgg.ca Many employers look for a common set of skills and want to see proof that you have these skills. Always study the job description carefully and note the specific skills required. This lets you know exactly what the employer will be looking for in your resume and application. Trying ...