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Microsoft Word Resume Hacks

Microsoft Word Resume Hacks

As a Recruiter and Professional Resume Writer, there are some resume formatting mistakes that I see over and over again, and that give me the same feeling that fingernails on a chalkboard do… For everyone’s sake (especially yours if you want a job), please let me help […]

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New Accessibility Ontario Requirements

That government!  At it again to make things more difficult to run a business in Ontario! Actually, not really…  If you look through the new Accessibility Requirements for businesses in Ontario there are some great improvements on the horizon that will cost businesses very little to nothing […]

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Safety and Employment Requirements for Ontario Businesses

Whether you have been in business in Ontario for decades or are new to “the ropes”, a quick check of the following list can help you determine if you are fulfilling some basic Ontario safety and employment regulations.  Many of the items below deserve their own blog […]

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10 Things to Delete Off Your Resume

Is there information that must be included on your resume?  Yes. Is there information that if included, will get your resume thrown in the garbage?  Yes. Times change, and so have the styles, expectations, and required information (and not required information) needed on resumes.  Take a few […]

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WHMIS – A Guide for Employers

What is WHMIS? WHMIS stands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. WHMIS was designed to ensure the safety of everyone (specifically employees and employers) in the workplace. WHMIS intends to keep workers and employers informed of the hazards associated with chemicals and substances that they may come […]

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Counter-Offering a Job Offer

Congratulations – you’ve received a job offer! Ideally, brief discussions of a proposed salary would have been discussed in a job interview; but often that is not the case.  If a job has been offered but the proposed salary is not what the candidate was looking for, […]

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Resume Categories – What to Include and What not to Include

Resume Categories – What to Include and What not to Include Now that you’ve gathered your work history information, a summary of your project/job successes, education and training information, a copy of the job posting you will be applying for, and a copy of an old resume; […]

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Resumes – Getting Started

Resumes – Getting Started

Writing an eye-catching and engaging resume can be a challenge, but making a plan and knowing some important steps can make the difference between getting an interview or not. Step One:  An important first step is choosing a style.  Although there are many different styles of resumes, […]

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Who am I, and What am I Doing?

So why me?  What gives me any more skill than any other person to provide advice and suggestions on resume writing, business biographies, or human resource questions?  In short, I have education, experience, and a passion for helping people!   I received my Business Administration Human Resources Diploma […]

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