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 […]

Hybrid Resume

By |February 23rd, 2015|

One could think of the hybrid resume as a combination of the functional and chronological resumes; hence, the hybrid resume is often referred to as the combination resume. The hybrid resume frequently begins in a functional resume fashion with a profile, transferrable skills, related qualifications, and/or accomplishments. The remainder of the hybrid resume will likely […]

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Chronological Resume

By |February 16th, 2015|

A chronological resume focuses on advancement in your work experience. If you started as an office clerk, then moved into the role of lead receptionist, then became the HR coordinator, then moved into an HR advisor role, you would most likely use a chronological resume for your next position of HR director, for example. A […]