With the economy steadily on the mend, you can improve your chances of finding your desired job in the New Year by making a few simple changes. It can be anything from formatting your resumé to reflect your transferable skills, applying to jobs in a different industry and/or making new contacts.
Some believe objectives can help clarify your career goals and impress future employers, while others feel they are outdated and a waste of space on your resume. What’s a job seeker to do with all of this conflicting information? Several career experts defend the objective and give their tips for creating the best one you can.
Uptalking, also known as high-rise terminals (HRTs) causes our voice to go up at the end of a sentence so we sound like we are asking a question rather than making a definitive statement. Uptalking diminishes our authority in the workplace, which can affect our upward trajectory despite hard work.
A former finance recruiter says that call centre roles – if approached strategically – can help students and recent grads launch careers in the industry of their choice, such as sales, finance and banking, marketing, and HR.
Whether you’re a student who doesn’t have a job lined up for the spring or an unemployed recent grad, the holidays can be a nightmare. Don’t be tempted to drown your career sorrows in chocolate liquor cordials and eggnog. Instead, follow these five steps to come out on top in the New Year.
The finance industry loves hiring former athletes because they work hard and they play to win. It’s no coincidence that this philosophy is shared by most people working in the industry, and even more by those who do well in it.
A curriculum vitae, or CV, is not a resumé. It is a record of your scholarly activities and an advertisement of your skills. How can you make it stronger? There are three distinct areas you will want to build on your CV during grad school.
Xerox Recruitment Specialist Amelia Bourbonnais typically reads at least 30 to 50 resumés per week, so she knows what she likes. Check out this article and video for tips on how to write the perfect sales resumé!