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February 22, 2017

Learning Management System 101

What is a LMS? Here is a quick video by talent lms explaining a LMS in a nutshell. Need a solution that is right for your […]
February 22, 2017

What set us apart from other learning management systems (LMS) in the market

With so many LMS options in the market today, it is difficult to find the right software that meets the needs of your organization. HR Difference […]
February 21, 2017

Why does your company need a Learning Management System (LMS)

Learning Management Systems like Fabric by HR Difference is a big part of the eLearning design and development process. Why do you need a LMS? If […]
February 17, 2017

The job interview assessment – mock oral presentation

Along with the typical panel behavioural based job interview, more employers seem to be adding additional components to the job interview process. The components can include […]
February 17, 2017

Applying online with a scannable resume

With the emergence of new technical means of obtaining resumes over the past few years, it is important for job seekers to create a scannable resume. […]
February 17, 2017

What are you worth? Negotiate your salary

One of the most common questions we get asked on a regular basis by job seekers is: “How do I respond to questions related to salary […]
February 17, 2017

Part 3 – Answering interview questions the right way.

Over the past two weeks I have covered the topic of answering interview questions the right way. This is the final part, where we continue to […]
February 17, 2017

Part 2 – Answering interview questions the right way.

Last week I introduced Part 1 of Answering interview questions the right way, where I provided information to job seekers on how to answer specific interview […]
February 17, 2017

Part 1 – Answering interview questions the right way.

Over the past few months, we have received messages from job seekers asking to provide information on how to answer specific interview questions. Since there is […]
February 17, 2017

Using the phone as a job search tool

The telephone remains one of the most uncomfortable tools for most people, especially when it comes to talking to a stranger on the other end. However, […]
February 17, 2017

Students – taking steps towards a successful job search.

Although this article was written with students in mind, Looking for a job is a full time job in itself for all job seekers, so it’s […]
February 17, 2017

Disclosing disabilities on the resume

A few months back, I had a job seeker who approached me about my opinion regarding their legal responsibility for disclosing their physical disability in the […]
February 17, 2017

Tips for the panel job interview

A panel style job interview is perhaps the most prevalent style today and it usually consists of two or more job interviewers conducting the interview.  Panel […]
February 17, 2017

Employers & Recruiters – Beware of equality discrimination

This past week I met with a job seeker who had been a stay at home dad to his twin boys for the past two years. […]
February 17, 2017

Creating a career transition resume

The current employment market favours the employer with an influx of really qualified individuals looking for work so competition can become challenging when transitioning to a […]
February 17, 2017

Mind the gap…in your resume.

One of many things a job seeker has to be aware of when writing a resume is gaps in their employment history. Gaps in resumes usually […]
February 17, 2017

Research is vital before a job interview

I am always surprised when a job seeker comes to a job interview with no questions to ask the employer. Asking the employer the right questions […]
February 17, 2017

The one employer perception.

Never before have workers changed careers as much as they do today. A recent study I found on the web, conducted over 25 years by the […]
February 17, 2017

Sorry, who? Keep your references current

Many job seekers forget the importance of providing good job references to employers after the job interview. In many cases the reference check can make all […]
February 17, 2017

Resume: Is one page all employers want?

A few months ago, we had a discussion with a Vice President of a national recruitment company in Canada. He observed that some of his clients […]
February 17, 2017

Are you considering a video resume, think twice

So what’s with all this hype about creating a resume on video, is it for real? Many large job boards seem to think this is a […]
February 17, 2017

Always bring a copy of your resume to a job interview

“I just submitted my application with resume, do I still need to bring a copy of my resume?” We recently completed a resume for a candidate […]
February 17, 2017

Employers use social network sites as references

Increasingly employers admit to using social networking sites and search engines as hiring tools for reference checks in the employment process. Social networking sites like Facebook, […]
February 17, 2017

Target your resume for the specific job.

As a resume writer and Human Resources professional, not targeting your resume is one of the number one mistakes I see often made.  When I say […]
February 17, 2017

Self awareness before the job interview.

Having conducted thousands of job interviews over the years, the fact remains that the majority of people do not interview so well or could definitely use […]
February 17, 2017

Get yourself noticed online

With the new age of the internet, millions of resumes are being posted online each day. So do job seekers stay on top of things and […]
February 17, 2017

Blogging to get hired, does it work?

Although a resumes can tell a hiring manager much about your employment qualifications, work experience and so on. Unfortunately, it does not easily portray key job […]
February 17, 2017

Website citing – common mistakes job seekers make on resume

I wanted to share some interesting information from a poll I found recently by a reputable site. 150 executives from the human resources, finance and marketing […]
February 17, 2017

Why are you leaving your current job?

“Why did you leave your previous position?” or “Why are you leaving your current job?” is often asked by hiring managers, staffing professionals and recruiters in […]
February 17, 2017

Eliminating job interview anxiety

If you feel nervous before or during the job interview, you are not alone. The thought of speaking in front of a panel of employment interviewers […]