Tag Archives: Job hunting
If you’ve applied for a job recently, you’ve probably looked over that 8½ x 11” summary of your career more times than you can count—and tweaked it just as often—in pursuit of the perfect resume.
But before you add another bullet point, consider this: It’s not always about what you add in—the best changes you can [...]
Have you ever been asked for a curriculum vitae or CV when applying for a job? Did you wonder what the employer was talking about?
For Canadians, curriculum vitae can mean one of two things: 1. It is a document similar to a résumé but much more comprehensive and used primarily in academic settings; 2. It [...]
Tough economic times can make us want to crawl into bed and pull the covers over our head. It is very tempting to “hunker down” and wait for the storm to pass. Resist this temptation! People are getting new jobs all the time, even in these times. If you are [...]
The most common mistake we see job seekers make is to underestimate the amount of time and effort it may take to find a good job. Finding a job is a job in itself and should be approached with the same effort and attention to detail as any job. [...]
If you are out of work and have spent a lot of time and effort contacting employers, taking the first job that is offered to you can be very tempting. Turning down a job can be difficult even when you are not under pressure. There always seems to be that nagging feeling that [...]
At Equimax I see new ways all the time that people seeking equine employment sabotage their own efforts and essentially “shoot themselves in the foot.” Here are six quick things that you can easily avoid and improve your chances of finding an equestrian job.
1. Don’t use one name on your resume and then [...]
The wrong clothing can ruin the impression you create in a horse job interview. If you are applying for a job as a Barn Manager, and you show up dressed like a Wall Street Secretary, or a Mortgage Banker in a coat and tie or a pants suit, you will probably blow the interview [...]