Klick attracting hires with perks, ice cream, and experiential marketing

Toronto-based company Klick Health is launching a recruiting campaign that will give prospective candidates some of its company perks – like dinner delivered to the door, for example. Starting today, the health and

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Candice So

Cream.hr promises to help employers identify best job candidates

A new startup is launching in Canada today and it's declaring war – on resumes, that is.Cream.hr is promising to help employers slice through resume embellishers and interview actors and see the job

Published on: November 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Yahoo CEO Thompson revealed cancer diagnosis right before firing

Scott Thompson told the Yahoo board before he was ousted as CEO over the weekend that he has thyroid cancer, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.Thompson revealed the diagnosis as evidence arose that

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Nancy Weil

Avoid LinkedIn’s most-used buzzwords for job search success

If you describe yourself as "creative," "organizational" or "effective" in your LinkedIn profile, you may want to rethink the words you use.According to new research from LinkedIn, those three labels are among this

Published on: December 14th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

Express IT: Upgrading your resume with Web 2.0

Is the traditional resume dead?In today's competitive hiring landscape, handing in a boring old sheet of paper listing off your accomplishments in Times New Roman 12 point font might not be enough to

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

Traditional resume is dead, careers site proclaims

Aleksey Vayner became a viral laughing stock when a video resume he submitted to Wall Street giant UBS Group hit Youtube, immortalizing the ambitious young jobseeker in all his karate chopping, ballroom dancing,

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

5 tips to make your CSO resume shine

The current challenges in today's job market didn't stop Phillip Mahan from bouncing back quickly after a setback. Mahan was laid off from his position as manager of information security and risk management

Published on: December 23rd, 2010 Joan Goodchild

Steer clear of false starts and launch a winning job search

The days when a decent résumé could get you into the right position are gone. Now more than ever, career experts say, you have to take a strategic approach to your job search

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt

An IT exec’s job search story and what you can learn from it

Last summer, Henry Hirschel shared with readers one of his job search secrets-specifically, his technique for identifying whether hiring managers and recruiters were checking out his résumé, LinkedIn profile and websites. At the

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

A BIG and powerful strategy to get the job you want

An executive recruiter once told me: "If you're doing all the right things right (with your targeted job search, networking, resume and interviewing ), then the key to job search success is being

Published on: October 29th, 2009 Mark Cammuta

How job hoppers can improve their chances of getting an interview call

Call it "The Job Hopper's Dilemma." It's the fear, uncertainty and doubt that overcomes IT professionals who've held multiple jobs during a short span of time when they need to apply for a

Published on: August 13th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Structure your resume for success

The most effective resumes are those that allow employers to quickly connect a candidate's experience and skills to the firm's needs and the demands of the open position. Each of the three most

Published on: August 3rd, 2009 Dave Willmer

Five practices that will make recruiters like you and get you hired faster

I recently wrote about the things job seekers do that annoy recruiters-things like tying up their time, sending generic e-mails and spamming them with résumés. I have more do's and don'ts (okay, mostly

Published on: March 13th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Top six strategies for landing a job in this difficult market

"How's business? What's the job market like? What are you working on? Do you know of any opportunities that I might be qualified for? I'm looking for an opportunity; can you help me?

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Meridith Levinson