How to Answer “Why Should We Hire You?” In An Interview

  Why should we hire you? It seems so simple, so straightforward. Why does it somehow feel like a trick question?   In part, the question feels complicated because it’s so blatant. It cuts right through any chit-chat and gets right at the core reason for a job interview. It compresses the conversation to its basic essence.  As a result, it […]

How to Tailor Your Resume for a Specific Job

Every opportunity is a little bit different. Every position requires a slightly varied mix of skills and experiences.   Meanwhile, your resume doesn’t give you much of a chance to introduce yourself to a prospective employer. You get one page (maybe two), which most HR personnel will glance over in a few seconds before making a judgment. You must provide […]

Preparing your first resume

​Click the ​picture above to see Sari Cantor on CTV Morning Live Ottawa Writing your first resume is exciting, but it can also be a bit intimidating. You might be unsure of where to start and what to include but the good news is, having a clear strategy can help you craft a great first […]

How to identify a great resume

A resume cannot show you how a potential candidate presents themselves, or if they will be a good fit for your organization, but it still remains a good summary of a job-seeker’s skill-set and past work experience. However, with so many resumes coming past your desk, it’s important to know how to fish out the […]