Tag Archives: Job Seeker Tips
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 [...]
Let’s get one thing clear. The majority of employees in the horse industry are not getting rich any time soon but the perks, the benefits of the job, can be some of the best in the world…(if you like horses.) I read an article recently about job perks and it made me think of how that applies to our business
Modern day resumes are more than just a piece of paper with a chronological list of work experience but do these creative approaches work in the equine industry or are we behind the times?
HorseJobs.ca offers it’s FEATURED APPLICANT option to job seekers. Get instant notification of new job postings in the equine industry.
Ever thought about what a potential employer might see if he/she ‘googled” you or looked you up on Facebook? Here’s some food for thought.
I was honoured to have been a careers guest speaker last month at REACH (www.reachhuron.ca) and the students asked a pretty popular question‚ ‚ “What should I wear to a job interview at a barn?”
Great question – clearly the obvious rules of wearing business attire don’t apply here…or do they?‚ Business attire for [...]
Making and Keeping Your New Year’s Career and Job-Search Resolutions
by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.
Are you planning to find a new job? Make a career change? Obtain a better education? Start your own business? Volunteer your time to help others? Retire? Or perhaps have some other major career goal?
It is very easy to make new [...]
Life On the Backside From the Pony’s Back!
By Linda Poulos
I arrive at the track before dawn to feed and clean my stall, that’s right… stall. I only have one 16 hand, ugly but lovable appaloosa – 19 years old – who does the work of three ponies. Most pony people have at least four or [...]
Great advice on using LinkedIn as a job seeker or when changing careers
When should you use a “functional” Resume and why? Sometimes your typical list of work experience isn’t enough or relevant enough to get you in the door for an interview let alone land you that dream job!