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Whether hiring or looking for your next career, we want to ensure you are equipped with the information you need for recruitment or job seeking success. This blog is the recruitment resource you need, from your Canadian recruitment experts.

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7 resume clichés to avoid – and what to say instead

Posted By Soley Soucie, Director, Hays Canada on Friday, Jan 12, 2018

Resume clichés to avoid | Hays BlogThe language you use on your resume can make a big difference on whether you make it to the next round of the hiring process, and we’ve talked before about how to streamline your resume for success.

But length and brevity aren’t the only things that matter to the recruiter or hiring manager reading your resume.


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In a hiring position? Get these top tips on how to interview

Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Blog image: top interview tipsIt can be easy to forget that interviews are just as much about the candidate interviewing you as an employer of choice, as it is the other way around. By brushing up on your interview skills, and learning a few quick tricks to help keep the interviewee engaged and alert, you will not only ensure the candidate is put at ease (and as a result, gives their best performance), but you can be sure that they will leave only having good things to say about your organization. Here’s how:

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How to drive your career when you don’t want to manage people

Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President on Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Maximize your career without managing peoplePeople management can seem like a necessary step for career progression, but it's not on everyone's list of goals. I know a number of ambitious, successful people who didn’t want to manage people so they forged their own career path, including reaching senior roles.

So how can you guide your career to find the continual progression you crave, without having to lead a team?

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Hiring temp or contractors: 6 tips to success

Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

Blog graphic: hiring temp or contractorsMany of our clients around the world regularly employ temporary or contract staff, whether that’s on an ongoing basis or for special projects and workloads. This flexible and on-demand portion of a workforce helps organizations more effectively budget for projects, overcome workload spikes and, crucially, keep permanent employees focused on their core duties. So what's the best way to hire this flexible workforce?

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10 interview tips you haven’t already heard a million times

Posted by Louisa Benedicto, Vice President, Hays Canada on Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

Interview tips you haven’t heard before | Hays BlogThere aren’t a lot of new tips for interviews – if you’ve searched for advice before your interview then you’ve certainly found millions of pages, most repeating the same suggestions. But if everyone is following the same advice, how can you stand out?

Here are 10 unconventional tips to take your interview to the next level.


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