Does Your Resume Suck? 5 Traits of the Worst Resumes

Does Your Resume Suck? 5 Traits of the Worst Resumes

October 13th, 2017

By Riel LaPointe, Toronto Financial & IT Recruiter We all want to have a great resume. We want a resume that will grab a recruiter or hiring manager’s attention and get us called for job…

Your Resume and LinkedIn Are Different – Treat Them as Such

Your Resume and LinkedIn Are Different – Treat Them as Such

August 22nd, 2017

By Riel LaPointe, Toronto Financial & IT Recruiter Getting your foot in the door, getting noticed by recruiters, and taking the next step in your career can be challenging. You are competing with so many…

Seeking an Executive Level Finance Position? Use these Resume Tips

Seeking an Executive Level Finance Position? Use these Resume Tips

November 8th, 2016

If you’re an executive level finance professional, you know how competitive the marketplace can be when looking to make a career move. You need to be on top of your game and so does your resume. You need an executive level resume that effectively communicates to companies what you’ve done, and more importantly, what you can do for them if hired for an executive level position.

Do You Have the Perfect Resume?

Do You Have the Perfect Resume?

August 11th, 2016

Having a great resume is a very valuable career tool. It will help you get your foot in the door, get the attention of recruiters and hiring managers, and it is what will land you job interview requests. A poorly crafted resume will do the opposite – it will get buried in the pile of other bad resumes, never to be looked at again.

Candidates Continue To Lie On Resumes: Do You?

Candidates Continue To Lie On Resumes: Do You?

August 2nd, 2016

Candidates continue to lie on their resumes. In fact, hiring managers and recruiters are seeing an increase in the number of lies they encounter

The Biggest Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume

The Biggest Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume

July 22nd, 2016

Many executives (and professionals in general) tend to make the same common mistake on their resume, a mistake that could cost them a call back or interview.

5 Common Phrases You Should NEVER Use on Your Resume

5 Common Phrases You Should NEVER Use on Your Resume

May 31st, 2016

Want to get your resume noticed? With 70% of hiring managers spending less than two minutes reviewing each resume, the resumes that get noticed are the ones that maximize every word and phrase. Our Toronto recruiters share 5 common phrases to keep off your resume to help yours rise to the top.

5 Simple Ways to Get a Recruiter’s Attention with Your Resume

5 Simple Ways to Get a Recruiter’s Attention with Your Resume

March 10th, 2016

Did you know recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds on a resume? That’s not very much time to get a recruiter’s attention and leave a lasting impression, let alone get them to select your resume from the pile of hundreds of other applications.

Is The Resume Dead or Just Sick?

Is The Resume Dead or Just Sick?

November 20th, 2015

The future and relevance of the resume is a hot topic among headhunters, job candidates, and those in hiring and recruiting. Has the resume become an obsolete tool? Is the resume dead? Or is it just sick and in need of a revival?