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 ...

Social Resume: How job seekers and employers are connecting online

Social Resume: How job seekers and employers are connecting online
Text version available below Text Version How job seekers and employers are connecting online Social Resume 1 in 6 job seekers credit social media with landing their current job. A social resume is your online presence. Ideally, it should present you to the professional world as a well-qualified job candidate. What should it do? Give ...

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 ...

Social Media for Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media for Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]
Text Version Available Below Text Version: Social Media for Recruitment Social Media for Recruitment Social media for hiring is at an all-time high. 92 per cent of companies use social media for recruiting. 45 per cent of Fortune 500 firms include links to social media on their career page sections. LinkedIn is the number 1 ...

Top 10 skills for the 21st-century worker

Top 10 skills for the 21st-century worker
Written by the University of Phoenix, Posted on YouTern For every open position, there are hundreds of applicants from those who – from a technical point of view – could do the job. What sets candidates apart now goes past your technical skills, however. What counts now is the soft skills the recruiter believes you ...

25 common characteristics of successful entrepreneurs

25 common characteristics of successful entrepreneurs
Regardless of your definition of success, there are, oddly enough, a great number of common characteristics that are shared by successful businesspeople. You can place a check beside each characteristic that you feel that you possess. This way, you can see how you stack up. Even if you don’t have all of these characteristics, don’t ...

Why happy people get second interviews

Why happy people get second interviews
Originally posted on The Undercover Recruiter by Laurence Hebberd The average person spends more time working than any other activity. Unfortunately, nearly two out of three workers surveyed in the US and Canada say they’re not happy at work. The following infographic from our friends at Noomii explains WHY this is happening and what you ...