There seems to be a lot of angst among job seekers about résumé page length: one page or two? Will hiring mangers skip over your résumé if it’s longer than one page?
You’ve been nervously waiting in the reception area for the interview to start. You hear your name. You get up, shake the interviewer’s hand and follow them into the conference room. You sit down as you mentally go over all the questions you’ve practiced in the days leading up to the interview. The interviewer gestures
With summer holidays and vacations upon us, it’s a good idea to have a book (or an audiobook) handy for long flights or quiet moments. Here’s a list of my favourite reads that I’m sure you’ll find intellectually stimulating.
The information age has its pros and cons, and one of the key drawbacks is that many industries that were stable and steady for decades now find themselves in rapid decline. This can be an unsettling reality if you find yourself in one of these industries. My hope is that this article helps to inspire
Recently, I had a few conversations with different, unrelated friends, and each said some variation of: “You have clearly defined values.” I thought it was interesting to hear this same comment from different sources. Serendipitously, I saw a talk by Tony Hseih (pronounced ‘Shay’), the CEO of Zappos, and he had some really interesting things
An area some candidates forget to consider when going about their job search is company size. I discussed the pros and cons of working for a large company in the last article. As a follow-up, today we’ll look at the pros and cons of working for a small company.
I’ve always emphasized the importance of being selective in your job search. One of the more underrated aspects that candidates sometimes neglect is company size. Company size is important to consider because it has a direct impact on your work and your career. In this week’s two-part article, I will discuss the pros and cons of
An increasing number of interviews these days happen either via FaceTime or Skype. If you haven’t had one yet, you certainly will in the not too distant future. To ensure that you come across as your most professional self, here are 5 mistakes you should avoid when doing a video interview.
Is it important to follow-up with a thank you note once the interview is over?
Anyone who has worked in a creative field knows that their employability relies on a robust portfolio. Anyone who has worked in HR with creative employees has been faced with this question: can an employee include the work they have done for the company in their portfolio?