16 10, 2014

I Just Checked Out Your Facebook Page!

October 16, 2014|Job hunting tips|

Yep. You sent me your résumé earlier today to apply for a position I am advertising and before calling you (or actually not) I Googled your name and checked out your ‘digital footprint’. I know that it sounds stalker-like and I used to scoff at the idea of looking up job seekers’ personal pages online. [...]

20 05, 2014

Should you hide your criminal record?

May 20, 2014|Job hunting tips|

Years ago I met a candidate who was in the running for the position of Executive Assistant. She came across as polished, professional and demure throughout all of my conversations with her, including of course an in-person interview. My client, President of a Montreal-based distribution company, interviewed his prospective assistant twice and was eager to [...]