Decoded: The five words most often appearing in job postings

What are employers looking for in candidates? Analysis of online job postings can reveal the most often repeated skills and attributes that are sought-after for the majority of jobs. Just what are employers really seeking with those frequently repeated words in their job descriptions – and how can you demonstrate that you have them? Here…

Thirteen attributes the majority of employers say they look for in resumes

If you’re looking to land a new job right now, you should probably provide some evidence of your problem-solving skills and your teamwork abilities in your resume. A new survey of thousands of employer organizations has revealed that almost all hiring professionals will be looking for these attributes in candidates. Ninety-one per cent of employer…

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 ‘insane’ resume trend that’s been called the ‘worst idea ever’

The experts aren’t mincing words about the latest development in job applications that is being used. Apparently resumes, especially from younger applicants, are starting to look like Instagram or even Tinder profiles. A report from the Wall Street Journal says that (mostly Gen Z) job seekers have taken to including Bitmojis in their resumes. One…