13 05, 2013

Social Media & Your Job Search – Please Don’t Post That Party Pic

May 13, 2013|applying for a job, branding yourself, corporate culture, CV blunders, how to write a resume, inappropriate questions, including hobbies on CV, job search, job search, job search advice, job seeker, looking for a job, online presence, social media, social media and HR|

There’s no doubt about it, these days we all spend a decent amount of our time on social networks.  Whether it’s checking out the latest viral video on YouTube, confirming our attendance to a friend’s birthday party on Facebook or searching for a new recipe on Pinterest – it’s become an everyday occurrence in our [...]

24 08, 2012

Outdated Advice for Job Seekers from… Mashable.com?

August 24, 2012|including hobbies on CV, job search advice, mashable.com, Montreal recruitment|

We came across an article on Mashable.com titled “6 Things on your LinkedIn profile that should not be on your Resume”.  Who knew that a trendy blog focusing on innovation would offer advice that seems to come from the era of looking for work through newspaper ads? One of the most surprising suggestions read: “A [...]