Writing a Winning Resume

Have you joined the job hunt in Whistler? No matter where you are seeking that that job, you’ll need to create a winning resume to showcase what you have to offer. Quite simply, a resume is an opportunity to present (and ‘sell’) your suitability to a potential employer. First impressions do count. To make sure you stand out above the […]

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Go Online to Highlight Your Hire Appeal

The last few posts have offered traditional job search tools to showcase your suitability against the competition.  But companies are increasingly using social networks to determine qualified candidates, with the most common being Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.  To truly stand out from the crowd, use social media to your advantage. First step is to create […]

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Impactful References for Your Job Hunt

For some reason, job seekers don’t put enough emphasis on selecting references and understanding their impact.  References are a powerful marketing tool that can tilt the decision in your favour.   When selecting references, take into consideration the questions potential employers might ask.  A Globe and Mail article (June 2010) claimed 29 percent of managers […]

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Best Screening Practices to find Star Employees

A recent Manpower poll claims Vancouver job seekers will see an ‘upbeat’ hiring climate in the last three months of this year.  This is great news as  Whistler ramps up hiring season after a candidate drought that has left employers challenged to find qualified staff in more recent years. Getting them here is one thing […]

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