CareerJSM Enters Career Transition & Outplacement Market

CareerJSM is pleased to share that their unique job search management software will now be leveraged by the Career Transition & Outplacement industry through a partnership with Optimum Talent — a leading talent development consultant firm in Canada.   “Collaborating with a Canadian leader in Career Transition and Outplacement services like Optimum Talent has been a great opportunity. We learned …

How to: Job Search Time Management

315 words, 3 minute read. Finding a new job can be time consuming, and challenging, work. Below you’ll find tips to be a more effective and efficient job search candidate. How do I make the most of my time? Keep a standard schedule Build a specific workflow for your job search. Having a daily routine can help you focus on …

Changing Hiring Resources

This is Part 2 in 4 part series written by Jeffrey Doucet, CareerJSM’s CEO. In October, Jeffrey was invited to Keynote at the Career Star Group annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal. This series of blog posts contain the key industry insights Jeffrey discussed as part of his talk. Click here for Part 1 in this series.   We know that …

The Changing Job Search Ecosystem

This is Part 1 of a 4 part series. Part 2 here. Written by Jeffrey Doucet, CEO. Introduction: A few weeks ago I was invited to Keynote the Career Star Group’s annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal. I was invited on behalf of our customer, Optimum Talent, who recently launched our software across the country (read more about that here). The …

The Fast and Easy Network Outreach Guide

270 words. 3 minute read. People in your network can help. Your personal and professional networks are crucial to helping you find your next job opportunity. Beyond being able to point you towards the right people, connections may be able to offer you a referral, which can dramatically improve your chances of getting hired. In fact,  referred candidates are 3 …

Is Google Cloud Jobs the End of Job Boards?

550 words, 5 minute read. The short: Looking for a job is hard. Job seekers need to use a ton of hiring resources, and struggle to know which jobs they should actually apply for. Google is set to bring their world-leading search algorithms to the job search with Google Cloud Jobs API and we want to tell you what it …

4 Things to Look For Before an Interview

210 words. 3-minute read. Research the company interviewing you. Despite the opportunity to set yourself apart from other interviewees, many strong candidates waste it by not doing thorough research on the company interviewing them. This leaves the interviewer with a bad impression and you without a job. What information should I be looking for? Basics Mission Statement Primary clients and …

5 Essential Resume Tips

390 words. 4-minute read. Your resume is your chance to make a good first impression. Follow these simple steps to make sure yours don’t end up in the recycling bin. The average job posting in 2017 receives over 150 resumes. Here’s how to make yours stand out.   What makes a good resume or cover letter? 1. It is free …

Deadly Mistakes to Avoid: Typos and Grammar

250 words. 2-minute read. Job seeking is competitive. Something as little as a typo in your resume or cover letter is often enough to knock you out of contention for a position. Follow these simple tips to make sure your application isn’t ending up in the recycling bin. How do I avoid spelling and grammar errors? Read over your work …

How To Organize Your Job Search with CareerJSM

240 words. 3-minute read. Not organized in your job search? You are missing great opportunities. Ever found the perfect opportunity only to forget where you found it? Even worse, have you ever been poorly prepared for an interview because you forgot what was in the job description? You’re not alone. Most job seekers use a wide range of different job …