Category Archives: Employees

Should I Use a Resume Template?

For those who are not resume-writing experts, the right resume template can be a lifesaver. And, as a recruiting agency, Boly:Welch has seen just about every resume template out there. This dependency on resume templates is not always a good thing — many resume templates actually hurt a jobseeker’s chances of securing interviews. Jobseekers often

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#humanjobsearch Interview Prep

Cory and Abby are back to tackle a topic that remains very relevant in a still hot job market: Interview Prep. Some of their top tips: 1. Be on time! Or if you arrive 5-10 minutes early, take a walk around the block or hide in the bathroom. Too early is awkward for everyone. But

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10 Essential Resume Tips

Before you walk into a job interview, the employer’s first impression of you has already started. More than any other document, your resume is the first place an employer learns about you. Your skills, your experience, your background, and how you fit into the company; all of these essentials start to form from a first

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Eight Places to Find Candidates (And No, None of Them Are Under a Rock)

The average job posting receives 250 applicants, most of whom are not qualified. Many hiring managers feel totally overwhelmed and frustrated by both the (high) quantity and (low) quality of applicants they receive. Additionally, it can be very hard to follow up with all of these applicants, which means many of them may never hear

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#humanjobsearch Counteroffers

“Cory, counteroffers: good or bad?” We’re guilty of constantly using dating analogies in the job search. The interview is like a first date, the offer is a proposal to define the relationship, and working is a long-term relationship. The counteroffer is that last-ditch attempt to save a failing relationship. It’s not inherently a bad thing,

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