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…

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.

What a Recruiter is Really Thinking When Reading Your Resume (video)

What a Recruiter is Really Thinking When Reading Your Resume (video)

July 28th, 2016

Having trouble landing your dream job? It might be your resume. As recruiters we review a lot of resumes and part of our job is to provide candidates with resume coaching and feedback. So to help you prepare your resume for when the next great role comes your way, we’re sharing 5 things a recruiter is really thinking when reading your resume.

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.

6 Ways Resumes Have Changed (& What You Need to Know)

6 Ways Resumes Have Changed (& What You Need to Know)

June 25th, 2015

Only a few decades ago, applying for a job meant reaching for the classifieds and dusting off the old typewriter and fax machine. Needless to say, things have changed… and the resume and hiring process are constantly evolving. To help you keep up, I’ve outlined to the top 6 ways resumes have changed and what you need to know before your next job search.

How to Hire Creative Talent

How to Hire Creative Talent

March 26th, 2015

Hiring creative talent is different than hiring for more traditional or analytical roles. How do you evaluate someone’s creativity? And how can you tell if their particular brand of creativity will mesh with your company or clients? As a marketing headhunter, I assess and place creative talent every day, and here’s what I’ve learned:

5 Tips to Make Your Resume More ‘Headhunter-Friendly’

5 Tips to Make Your Resume More ‘Headhunter-Friendly’

April 2nd, 2014

Whether you’re actively job searching or not, there’s no better time than the present to shake the dust off your resume. You never know when you’ll be presented with a job opportunity worth pursuing, so it’s always smart to be prepared with an updated, edited, tailored resume.