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Posted July 09, 2015 by

Five background investigation checks crucial to eradicate CV lies

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Verify word under magnifying glass and related terms like prove, justify, confirm, attest, clarify, authenticate, document, inspect and check. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

We call lying as human nature simply as it is a natural instinct that we are all born with. However, how and to what extent can it get developed depends on the conditions, situations and the urge to survive. In the recruiting world, it is found evidently on resumes. But there is a problem for every solution as summarized by the quote:

“You may tell the greatest lies and wear a brilliant disguise, but you can’t escape the eyes of the one who sees right through you” -Tom Robbins

This is the sole purpose of Back ground screening companies. No matter what the situation, when companies outsource them this important task, a good and effective one will accomplish it very well. (more…)

Posted February 10, 2015 by

6 secrets to writing a great cover letter for a graduate

Pen was holding in hand ready to writing in note book.

Pen was holding in hand ready to writing in note book. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

At best, your cover letter can help you stand out from the crowd of job seekers, at worst it can present you as an anti-creative copy-paster. Unfortunately, the majority of cover letters read retreads of resumes with obvious repeats. Ask yourself a question: would you read one of these cover letters? Probably not, just as a vast majority of hiring managers.

Cover letters are very important for graduates as it is obvious that we don’t have much experience that’s why a cover letter is a chance to show our strong suits. Although, the Internet is bursting with cover letter ideas, the majority of ideas are either useless or too obvious like “use good grammar”. In this article we will go through the top 6 secrets to writing a great cover letter that will hopefully help you find a great job or an internship after graduating from university. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Writing Your Resume for an Entry Level Job? Would You Be this Honest?

When writing your resume for an entry level job, being honest is important.  Check out the following post, and ask yourself you would be just as truthful.

Let’s be honest: only a very small percentage of resumes accurately depict someone’s full career and life experience. Everyone has little bits to hide. And, in some cases, a lot to embellish. Some of that embellishment is tolerated, even accepted as normal. After all, a resume is a marketing document – not

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Posted August 14, 2014 by

Writing a Resume to Find an Internship? 7 Tips to Keep in Mind

If you’re writing a resume to find an internship, remember these seven tips in the following post.

Featured: Featured Students send over their resumes so I can take a look and provide feedback almost daily. I don’t always have time to do this for everyone, but I love to look over them when I can. I wanted to share some advice I gave a student recently about her resume. She was applying for

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