Monthly Archives: April 2015

Monthly Archives: April 2015

30/04

The Most Important Part of Your Résumé Is One You Haven’t Even Written Yet

You’ve polished your résumé, passed it around to trusted friends for input and even managed to quantify some noteworthy accomplishments, but you still may be missing out on a crucial piece of information. Creating a professional summary, or “professional brand profile,” as my colleagues and I call it, is the single most important thing you…
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30/04

Avoiding cover letter nightmares

Job applications often require a cover letter highlighting a candidate’s personal and professional skills. People reviewing these applications use the cover letter to measure a candidate’s appropriateness for the position and to get a grasp of how much interest the applicant has in the company. Unfortunately, as we found out as part of our widely…
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30/04

US job gains weakest since 2013; unemployment rate steady

WASHINGTON - US employers added the fewest number of jobs in more than a year in March, which could heighten concerns over the recent slowdown in economic growth and delay an anticipated interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls rose 126,000 last month, the smallest gain since December 2013, the Labor Department said…
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23/04

The number 1 thing PH employers want to hear about in a job interview

MANILA, Philippines – The resume is a tool to help you get your foot in the door and land you that first interview with a company you’re eyeing. But when you’re a fresh grad with no previous full-time work experience, the job hunt can feel really intimidating. Jobstreet’s recently released Jobs and Salary Report had…
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