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6 Reasons Why Work-Life Balance is Just as Important as Salary

Posted By: Hays Recruitment Expert on Monday, Oct 21, 2019

Canadablog_6reasonswhyworklifebalanceFor many job seekers, salary isn't the end-all-be-all when it comes to the job hunt. While it is definitely important to be paid your worth, salary should not be the only deciding factor when choosing between taking a job or not. There are other aspects of a job that should be considered when finding your next opportunity. Since you’ll he bulk of you time there, you’ll want to think about the environment that you will be a part of and determine if the culture is right for you. Here are some other aspects that you should consider when thinking about the type pf company you want to join.


Four Steps To An Error-Free Resume

Posted By: Hays Recruitment Expert on Monday, Sep 30, 2019

Canadablog_FourtipserrorfreeresumeWe all know that applying for a new job can be a time consuming and sometimes all-encompassing task. It’s one that requires dedication, concentration and focus that extends to the seemingly minor details. For instance, checking and double checking each element of your application for spelling mistakes, grammatical errors, formatting and consistency.


How To Optimize Your Resume For The Algorithms

Posted By Hays Recruitment Expert on Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

Canada Blog_howtooptomizealgorithmsNext time you apply for a job, will people or algorithms screen your application? Chances are, it’ll be the latter, with technological advancements reducing the time to hire. After all, one job ad can elicit hundreds of responses, many of which may be inappropriate, yet all must be screened in order to identify the suitable candidates.


How Transparent Should You Be On Your Resume?

Posted By: Hays Recruitment Expert on Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

canadablog_transparentHonesty is always your best policy when dealing with a prospective employer. There are things that should go on your resume, and things that shouldn’t – knowing what to include and what to omit is what separates a mediocre application from a great one. But transparency is key, and how it affects your job search can be the difference between applying for the job, and getting it.


One Simple Trick To Help Your Resume Stand Out

Posted By: Hays Recruitment Expert on Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

Canadablog_OnesimpletricktostandoutresumeWhen you sit down to update your resume, do you start by jotting down a few points about your duties and responsibilities in your current role – points that could easily have come from your job description? While this may seem like a logical place to start, it’s rarely an approach that creates a winning resume.


Are You A Bad Listener? Here's How To Become Better

Posted By: Hays Recruitment Expert on Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Canadablog_GoodListeningWe all know the importance of listening well in both our professional and our home lives, in fact, the importance of this skill is likely to increase. According to a recent McKinsey study, as the world of work shifts to automation, continuous learning and team-based working, a higher focus will be placed on the need for strong social and emotional skills – and the ability to listen well is at the core of this. Similarly, Mercer’s Global Talent Trends describes the importance of ‘human skills’ in the future workplace, including those skills that aren’t easy to automate, such as listening. However, listening remains an elusive skill – one that most people need to work hard at improving.


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