Skills and Achievements for Your Resume

By |March 30th, 2015|

Skills and achievements play an important role in a resume. They reveal how appropriate you are for the position and demonstrate your work ethic and level of accomplishment you bring to your jobs.

To know which skills and achievements to put on your resume, please read our Identifying Transferable Skills and Qualifications Required to Perform the […]

Resume Heading

By |March 23rd, 2015|

If you were an employer, what would you like to see in the heading of an applicant’s resume? Would you like to see an unreadable name in Gigi font? What about an embarrassing, inappropriate email address? Or how about no contact information?! Any of the aforementioned mishaps are enough to have your resume meet the […]

What to Omit from a Resume and Why

By |March 16th, 2015|

All around the world resumes are written differently. What is acceptable in one region may be completely inappropriate in another. Thus, we are here to elucidate what is NOT appropriate in British Columbia. There are a couple of obvious examples which include inappropriate email addresses, writing your resume in High Valyrian, printing your resume on […]

Resume Length

By |March 9th, 2015|

A typical resume is between one to two pages; however, it really depends on your level of position and tenure. For example, if you are seeking your first job, you are likely going to lack the knowledge, skills, and experience to fill two full pages. Thus, one page is appropriate, and you will likely fill […]

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Identifying Transferable Skills and Qualifications Required to Perform the Job

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Too many people make their resumes for themselves. They include accomplishments, certifications, and experience that they are proud of, but that are not necessarily what the employer cares to see. So, what does an employer want to see in an ideal applicant? To discover the answer is much easier than many people think. Here is […]