Knowledge and advice to help you on your job search.

Your resume is the dynamite in your job search toolkit. Its sole purpose is to sell you to a prospective employer and convince them to bring you to the next stage of the hiring process.

In this section you’ll find our top tips for writing a resume and its close cousin: the cover letter.

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Face-to-face interviews are a major step in the hiring process, and one that strikes fear in the hearts of many a job seeker. But fear not! After many years of conducting literally thousands of interviews, we’ve collected our top tips on how to ace them!

In this section you’ll find this useful advice about job interviews:

Social media has become a key part of job hunting and hiring. It allows job seekers to learn more about potential employers and vice versa. In some cases, social media sites also offer their own online job boards (such as LinkedIn Jobs and Facebook Jobs). As a candidate, you should be mindful about what you post on social media (what impression are you leaving for a potential employer?) but you should also think of social media as a powerful tool to help in your job search.

An elevator pitch or elevator speech is a concise and impactful description of who you are and what you offer. It’s called an elevator pitch because you should be able to deliver it in no more than 20 seconds, roughly the duration of an elevator ride with someone you’ve just met. Read more »

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Salary Negotiations – Knowing Your Value & Getting to a Win-Win

November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Salary Negotiations – Knowing Your Value & Getting to a Win-Win

The Headhunters VP & Recruitment Consultant, Allison Ford, presented a webinar on how to negotiate job offers. Once you’ve made it through the interview process and an employer is ready to hire you, your final [...]

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Make Your Resume Sizzle & Interview Like a Pro

October 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Make Your Resume Sizzle & Interview Like a Pro

The Headhunters Co-Founder & President, Danielle Bragge, presented a webinar on how to make your resume sizzle and how to interview like a pro Resumes and interviews are the basic foundation of a [...]

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How to Ace Behavioural Interviews

September 18th, 2018|Comments Off on How to Ace Behavioural Interviews

The Headhunters hosted a webinar with guest speaker Angela Champ on How to Ace Behavioural Interviews. If you’ve ever been in a job interview where you were asked questions that started with, “Tell [...]

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Getting Back to Work After Parental Leave

August 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Getting Back to Work After Parental Leave

Allison Ford, Vice President at The Headhunters, was recently interviewed for an article in Today's Parent on how to go back to work after an extended maternity leave. As a recruiter with over 20 [...]

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