Checking Your References

Checking your Resume Listed References

You’ve put together your resume and reference list and are ready to go on the job hunt. Now what? Checking Your References I recommend checking your references. These folks you have listed on your resume are assisting you in reaching your goal of landing your dream job. Not checking your own references is like not […]

Women make 60% of workplace complaints

60% of Workplace Complaints are Made by Women

When I read this article, my first thought was “Argentina has an official office dedicated to Workplace Violence?” Wow. Is an entire office neccessary? Judging by the stats below, I’m going to have to say… yes. Does anyone have any additional insight on this? Is it just a cultural bias towards women in that country? […]

What Employers Really Want

What Employers Want in a Candidate

According to a Profiles Survey of Canadian Employers, Employers want a top candidate with the following characteristics: *Good Resume *Good Skills *On time for interview *Prepared for interview *Good Communicator *Enthusiastic *Great First Impression *Aggressive Job Seeker *Interested in the Company and Interviewer *Good Follow-up (emails, thank you cards, phone calls) *Poised & Confident I […]

EEOC highlights best practices for employers to prevent job discrimination

Best Employer Practices to Prevent Job Discrimination

Agency Highlights ‘Best Practices’ for Employers to Prevent Job Discrimination WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued an extensive fact sheet on the application of federal anti-discrimination laws to employer tests and other selection procedures to screen applicants for hire and employees for promotion. The new technical assistance document is available […]

A resume too good to pass up

Pretty Impressive Resume

I’ve seen some pretty impressive resumes in my day, but none as good as this one. I think I finally found the “perfect” candidate. (Smile) A resume too good to pass up *** Jesus The Christ The Stables Bethlehem 11111 1-800-911-9111 OBJECTIVE Preach the gospel to the poor. Heal the brokenhearted. Preach deliverance to the […]