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Wanted: Candidates with PeopleSoft experience

Wanted: Candidates with PeopleSoft experience

By on Jul 2, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Recruiting Tips, Resume Tips, Technology Trends

If you wanted to find an ERP system with the most dedicated fan-base, it would have to be PeopleSoft. Now owned by Oracle, PeopleSoft is given especially high marks for its Human Capital Management (HCM) and financial modules. Frequently compared to the competing SAP ERP suite, it’s said to be leaner, more user-friendly and flexible. Others disagree, of...

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Serving the Canadian public:  IT jobs in government

Serving the Canadian public: IT jobs in government

By on Jan 29, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

Say the words “government job” and tell me what pops into your head. Most likely, it’s the image of a dark, dreary cubicle farm. Zoned-out people are hunched over their desks, head in hands, suffering through an excruciatingly boring purgatorial existence until they finally get their pensions. But a career in public service can be a lot more fun. How about a...

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IT Resume Template: Optimizing Your Resume for Search

IT Resume Template: Optimizing Your Resume for Search

By on Nov 6, 2012 in Job Search Tips, Recruiting Tips, Resume Tips

As IT recruiters, we review hundreds of resumes a week. So we really appreciate a well-written resume. What I like in a resume is a well-structured layout that helps me to make a quick decision about whether this candidate is qualified for the job. If your application email piques my interest, I’ll open up your resume attachment.  The first thing I’ll...

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Promoting Your e-Resume

Promoting Your e-Resume

By on May 30, 2012 in Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

You’ve created an e-resume portfolio website. Now, how do you go about attracting visitors? To help you out, I’ve outlined a few steps you can take to start promoting your e-Resume portfolio and getting traffic. Tell the World About Your Site Tell friends, family and any appropriate personal contacts that you have launched your e-Resume portfolio and ask...

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Create a Striking Online Resume with Vizualize.me

Create a Striking Online Resume with Vizualize.me

By on Mar 22, 2012 in Job Search Tips, Resume Tips, Toronto

Working at a staffing company, our IT recruiters receive hundreds of resumes a week. It takes a lot for a resume to really standout from the rest. We recently received a striking infographic resume from one of our candidates, and knowing how much it takes to capture our attention, let me tell you, we took notice; especially when we realized they had used a Canadian...

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Have You Tried Using About.me?

Have You Tried Using About.me?

By on Mar 1, 2012 in Job Search Tips, Resume Tips

If you’re a recent grad on the hunt for your first job, you might not have the resources to build your own website at the moment. Luckily, there is a site called About.me where you can create your own personal profile page for free. About.me lets you point potential employers to a personal bio page featuring links to all of your social media accounts and...

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