Why you’re missing out on 75% of available job opportunities

A recent study found that nearly eight (79%) per cent of employers say that they are not receiving enough qualified applicants for their available jobs. It turns out that the tools designed to make their work easier can be creating new challenges for hiring professionals. The research found that even the most qualified candidates are…

How to update your resume for a 2020 job search

It’s 2020. The start of a new year and a new decade. Is it time for a new career? This time of year is a popular time for making fresh starts. Many people start off January armed with New Year’s resolutions to get a promotion, earn a raise, or land a new job. Research shows…

Nine words to avoid using in your resume at all costs

You’ve probably heard that using the right keywords in your resume can boost your chances of landing an interview. This is because employers often use software filters to scan job applications for the relevant words and phrases they want to see in successful candidate resumes. Read more about using the right keywords. It turns out…

Four easy ways to make your resume more appealing to employers

Even in a robust job market, most employers still receive applications from many more candidates for each job than they can reasonably interview. That is why you need an exceptionally attractive resume in order to stand out. Here are a few ways you can make yours look better to potential employers. Be concise Nobody likes…

The top five skills employers are looking for in five hot jobs

Want to land a high-paying job in one of these competitive fields? It helps to highlight in your resume precisely the skills that employers will be seeking in candidates for those roles. One way to determine what these are is to examine numerous job postings for roles like the job you want – and calculating…