Why Your Resume Is Holding You Back From Getting the Job You Want

Why Your Resume Is Holding You Back From Getting the Job You Want

June 23rd, 2022

Your resume won’t get you a job, but it plays a significant role in helping you land a job interview. All executive, business, and legal recruiters will tell you that if you don’t have a…

5 Generic and Overused Resume Phrases, Plus Better Alternatives

5 Generic and Overused Resume Phrases, Plus Better Alternatives

May 19th, 2022

As a Toronto recruitment agency, we read through our fair share of resumes. One tip we stress time and time again is that if you want your resume to stand out from the pile, it…

4 Things Legal Recruiters Like to See on Your Resume

4 Things Legal Recruiters Like to See on Your Resume

March 29th, 2022

What you include on your resume and the things that a recruiter is looking for will depend on your industry. For example, there can be a stark difference between what a marketing recruiter is looking…

The 2-Page Resume: What to Keep & What to Cut

The 2-Page Resume: What to Keep & What to Cut

October 28th, 2021

Resume length has always been a topic job seekers want to know more about. People want to know what the perfect resume length should be. Should it be one page? What about two pages? The…

Rejected… Again? 4 Ways to Fix Your Resume

Rejected… Again? 4 Ways to Fix Your Resume

September 9th, 2021

Looking for a job can be a stressful and time-consuming process, particularly if you are dealing with your fair share of rejections. This can be particularly frustrating if you have good experience in your industry…

Was Being Laid Off a Blessing in Disguise? 4 Tips to Improve Your Resume

Was Being Laid Off a Blessing in Disguise? 4 Tips to Improve Your Resume

April 16th, 2020

There are two ways to look at getting laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can see it as unfortunate or you can view it as a blessing in disguise. During times like these, it’s…

Are You Passing the Resume Skim Test? Most Candidates Don’t

Are You Passing the Resume Skim Test? Most Candidates Don’t

February 5th, 2019

By Kelly Noelle, Toronto Operations Recruiter We all know that when you submit a resume for a job, you’ll be one of many. Depending on the role, you could be one of the hundreds applying…

Do Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Match? They Should!

Do Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Match? They Should!

November 1st, 2018

By Gary Hinde, Toronto Technology Recruiter We all have resumes and most professionals today also have a LinkedIn profile. Savvy professionals have a 100% complete and detailed LinkedIn profile to support their job search efforts….

Work In Finance? Lies You Should Remove from Your Resume Now

Work In Finance? Lies You Should Remove from Your Resume Now

August 3rd, 2018

By Steven Petroff, Toronto Financial Recruiter There is no shortage of finance and accounting professionals who lie on their resume. At the very least, they stretch the truth to fill in gaps and make themselves…