With Halloween upon us, I thought this would be an appropriate topic to explore, in relation to your job search. Many people may be aware that many organizations now use something called an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to help them vet through the sometimes hundreds of applications they receive. In fact, as many as 60%… Read More Getting Past the Robots!
By day a marketing assistant, by night a full-time media undergrad, and by (later) night a freelance professional. On October 4th 2017, I had the privilege to attend LinkedIn’s annual Talent Connect conference and was truly moved to see what they have in store for 2018. Physically I was there as a marketing assistant, but… Read More A LinkedInspired Message to Millennials: The Future of Freelancing
At some point in time you have heard the phrase, “Dress for Success” but what does that really mean? With so many different industries and expectations, how do you really know what success looks like? Deciding what to wear for an interview can be a challenging process but We Got You. Within thirty seconds of… Read More Dressing for Success – What does that even mean?
For the month of November, Humber has joined the cross Canada initiative with other Universities and Colleges to positively impact students’ career stress. We set out to challenge the idea that you must always “add more and do more” to be successful. Instead we are encouraging students to add up what they are already doing… Read More #ItAllAddsUp
So you have perfected your resume and cover letter, finally applied for that job, and now wait in anticipation for the call or email inviting you for an interview, but what then? How do you go about preparing for a killer interview? Here are a few tips: 1. Research, Research, Research! Coming prepared to an… Read More Interview Tips to get you the Job!
Post secondary institutions have come to the end of another series of commencement ceremonies. Graduates who have crossed the stage, are armed with credentials which attest that they are well equipped to enter the workforce. Over the past decade, a lot has been said about hiring millennials; most have been “employer beware” articles that put… Read More Millennials in the Workplace
Sitting down to write or edit a resume can be a daunting process. You may be struggling with one (or a few) of the following questions: How do I effectively showcase my experiences in a way that is appealing to an employer? What if I don’t have any ‘relevant’ experience for this field of work?… Read More Resume Writing – Tips and Tricks