Using Quantifiable Evidence Throughout Your Resume

We’ve all heard the phrase “actions speak louder than words.” Well when it comes to resumes, “numbers speak louder than words.” When you start changing your resume to be achievement based rather than duty based, a great thing to focus on is quantifiable experience. Wherever possible, try to use numbers in order to make your […]

Resume Writing Tips to Succeed in a Tight Job Market

It’s an undisputed fact – today’s job market is tighter than ever before. During this period of economic strife and instability, competition for the best jobs is extremely stiff. Job stability seems practically non-existent. Turnover rates are at an all-time high, given the number of layoffs and agency closings. Millions of individuals are unemployed and […]

Best Resume Tips – Guaranteed To Help You Get Hired!

Secret Resume Tip from the vault When a hiring manager first opens your resume the first place their eyes will take them is directly into the middle of your resume. I like to call this area “Prime Real Estate” As such it is important that your greatest strengths, skills and achievements are highlighted in this […]

10 Seconds for your Resume to Shine

One of my favourite books is the “The E Myth Revisited” written by Michael Gerber. In the book Michael speaks about the marketing strategy. He quotes “In a television commercial, we’re told; the sale is made or lost in the first three or four seconds. In a print ads, tests have shown, 75 percent of […]