We are a national non-profit organization, specializing in recruitment services for mature Canadian job seekers aged 45 and up, who are in the “third quarter” of their careers.
Your maturity and experience are assets in today’s workplace. We match the skills required for available positions out there with the qualifications of experienced applicants. Our motto is to "Hire Experience."
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Six important tips for getting your resume noticed
TApplicant tracking systems (ATS) is the software that reads your resume and ranks it according to key words. At least 65% of the medium to large companies report to be using ATS systems for their recruitment. A recent study indicated that about 75% of qualified job seekers are being eliminated because they do not understand the rules for the current resume uploading. Don't be left out ...read more by clicking here.
Get out the red pencil and stroke out the old buzz words on your resume
No more buzz words please. Employers are now so used to reading resumes that have the same old buzz words with no back up, that they can actually make some employers think that you have just put them in to try and build your resume and may think that you don’t actually have the traits you’ve written. Please keep reading for more information.