In today’s abbreviated attention span world, drafting a high-quality resume for a job search may seem like a lower priority. After all, companies are now even recruiting candidates via text. While your resume may not be the key piece that…Read More
How Grammar and Spelling Errors can Ruin Your Job Search
“Always remember…proper spelling and grammar are important!”- Your Third-grade English teacher At Key Corporate Services, we have been in the executive recruiting business for sixteen years. As you can imagine, we have seen a lot of candidate resumes during that…Read More
How to Write ATTENTION-GRABBING Resumes
If you are applying for jobs and sending out resumes, here’s a statistic you may find a little disconcerting – any resume only has about 10 seconds to make an impression on the hiring manager. This is assuming yours has…Read More
Digital First Impressions- they can Make or Kill your chances when job hunting!
Think about how often you “check out” someone digitally before you actually meet him or her in person. In the Human Resource world, it’s become standard practice to check out a professional’s LinkedIn and social media profiles before considering them…Read More
Why Should I Hire You?
When looking for that new job, somewhere in the process you will faced with having to successfully answer that one question that is the most important of all..”Why should I hire you?” After all, we prepare for all the questions…Read More
How to proofread your resume
You feel proud of yourself. That resume has been written or updated. Are you done? Well, unless you have carefully proofread it, absolutely not. Sending out a resume with errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, or font use is a big…Read More
Personal Branding- it is everything when it comes to landing a job!
As a leading executive recruiter in the country, Key Corporate Services always focuses on matching the right candidate with the right job. But, in order to be recognized as a prime applicant for any position, the candidate needs to market themselves as…Read More
Steps to take before embarking on a job search-Step#4- polish up that resume!
Previous posts in this series: Steps to take before embarking on a job search- Step #1 Know your skills, strengths and interests Steps to take before embarking on a job search- Step #2 Target your search It’s time to polish…Read More
Job searching? Ways to make yourself standout- #2- Stand out on Paper!
Previous posts in this series: Job searching? Ways to make yourself standout- #1 Online Standing Out on Paper Okay, resumes today may not technically be written on paper and are submitted electronically. That doesn’t mean you still don’t need it to…Read More
Keywords are IMPORTANT when applying for jobs online
When applying for a job online, the deciding factor that determines whether your resume gets into the hands of an actual person often depends on the proper use of keywords throughout the resume. I know, it may not sound fair,…Read More