Job Seekers

Getting a job can be tough!

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There are many obstacles that people face today because of changes within the employment environment. It is important to not lose hope as a job seeker, but to feel confident in yourself. You can get the job you have always wanted, you just need to put the necessary effort in.

We have many great resources that can help you to be proactive in your job search. Knowing how to play up your skill set and cater your search can help to open doors to new opportunities.

One of the most important skills that you need to hone as a job seeker is resume writing. Although it may seem overwhelming at first, creating your resume will help you to highlight your skills and previous experience. There are many different types of resumes, each designed with their own specific work role in mind. In our Resume Writing section you will be able to find the tools you need to create a dynamite resume.

Writing a cover letter is where you get to showcase your personality. This doesn’t mean that you write your life story, but you highlight areas in which your skills and experience will be a good fit for a specific company. You will find out how to sell yourself in our Playing Up Your Skills section. Your cover letter should be catered and edited for each specific job. This shows that you are genuinely interested in the position. We have great tips for writing a glowing cover letter in our Cover Letter Writing section.

The greatest part of the job search is knowing where to look. Luckily we have you covered because we know where the jobs are. Some job posting methods are very conventional such as ads in the newspaper and on the internet. You can find the best places to look in our Where To Look section. Social media is the newest powerhouse in the employment search. There are many different sites that can help you to find a job or company you are interested in working for. You can have your profile located on a social media site so headhunters will know where and how to find you. In our Social Media section you will find helpful tools to make social media work for you.

If you are looking for a job be sure to check out our helpful resources so that you can be on the fast track to employment.

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Cover Letter Writing

Cover Letter Writing

As the first thing that many of your employers will see, a cover letter is a very important document because it must communicate a good first impression while also notifying the company about the role you wish to play with them. Often sent along with your resume, a cover letter must provide a good introduction to who you are, rightfully complementing and not simply reiterating your resume or CV....

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Playing Up Your Skills

Playing Up Your Skills

Today’s job market is as turbulent as ever. Not only are University degrees becoming less relevant, but the types of jobs that currently dominate the market will surely change more than once in the next few decades. That is why you need to learn how to play up your skills when applying for a position of employment, as that will allow whoever is hiring you to pick your resume out of a much larger...

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Resume Writing

Resume Writing

Providing a good resume to a prospective employer can change your life. In almost every job application process, it is one of the first pieces of information that you give them, so making one that properly summarizes who you are, what you are interested in and what you have previously done is invaluable to your career. There are several types of resumes that each serve specific purposes when...

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Social Media

Social Media

Social media has brought together friends and allowed them to communicate all around the world, but only recently have companies and their employers realized the potential of using such a platform for networking. Before Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn dominated the social media market, there were few ways that you could discover talent without organizing expensive events or conducting dozens of...

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Where To Look

Where To Look

For some of us it may seem that we spend more time looking for a job than actually working at one. These days, thanks to the internet, looking for a job has become quite a bit easier. There is no longer the footwork involved that there once was (i.e. going door-to-door with your stack of resumes). However, now that the process has become easier, more and more people are applying for the same...

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