30 05, 2019

Humanize Your Hiring Process For Best Results

By |2019-06-27T06:42:29-04:00May 30th, 2019|Career Articles|

How Technology Assists (or hurts) Recruiting According to a survey conducted by the American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor, 80% of Americans think that applying for a job today seems like sending their resume into a black box, while 69% of the job aspirants believe or feel that the hiring process today is far too impersonal. [...]

15 11, 2018

What to Watch for Outside the Resume

By |2019-06-19T03:56:55-04:00November 15th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

More to a Candidate than a Good Resume As employers, an easy trap to fall into sometimes is falling in love with a prospective recruit based solely on their resume and experience. Experience on paper is one thing, the substance behind the resume is something else. A resume won’t necessarily provide employers with the individual’s [...]

28 06, 2018

Looking For an Internship

By |2019-02-28T03:02:23-04:00June 28th, 2018|Interviews, Kane Partners|

Where to Find Internship Programs Are you searching for an internship, but you’re not sure where to start? The most important thing in any job search is having the ability to market yourself and highlight your skills. Yes, it is great to search online and fill out applications, but you could be wasting your time [...]

10 11, 2017

Make Sure to Avoid These 3 Resume Mistakes

By |2019-01-19T07:17:46-04:00November 10th, 2017|Resume|

Common Resume Mistakes As recruiters, we see a lot of resumes.  We’ve seen some we love, some we hate, the good, the bad, and some we simply can’t label.  We’ve noticed a few recurring themes with the resumes we come across and wanted to make some suggestions in this blog. Below are the top 3 [...]

4 10, 2016

7 Resume Tips for 2016

By |2019-01-25T03:36:50-04:00October 4th, 2016|Resume|

Getting your Resume Updated It’s the beginning of Fall, which means that along with a chill in the air and an ever lingering smell of pumpkin spice, comes a return of companies and hiring managers from summer vacations.  And guess what?  They are ready and motivated to hire before year end! We’ve seen firsthand how [...]

13 05, 2016

Creating An Impactful Resume…

By |2019-01-28T03:32:52-04:00May 13th, 2016|Resume|

Resume 101: Creating an Effective Resume As a 30 year technical recruiter, I have conservatively read 800,000 resumes. Printed out they’d fill a good size room. When the vetting process is complete, I have ultimately represented approximately 1% of those resumes / candidates to our highly selective clients. Approximately eight thousand introductions have been made. [...]

18 12, 2013

Resume Formatting Advice: Keep it Simple!

By |2019-01-31T04:37:26-04:00December 18th, 2013|Career Articles|

Be Sure your Resume is Formatted Correctly Need help with resume formatting? I can help!  I’m by no means an “expert” but as a consultant at Kane Partners, I scan and review hundreds of resumes each week.  From viewing resume on job boards, to receiving résumés in my inbox, I see a variety of resumes [...]

25 10, 2013

Get Noticed: Listing Technical Skills on a Resume

By |2019-01-31T04:51:28-04:00October 25th, 2013|Career Articles, Resume|

Getting your Resume Working for You Do you ask yourself, “What technical skills should I list on my résumé?” As a Partner in a recruiting firm that specializes in Engineering and IT staffing solutions we review hundreds of résumés a day. Unfortunately, we don’t have the luxury of reading every word. We have adapted a [...]

29 05, 2013

10 Tips to Consider When Editing Your Resume

By |2019-02-01T03:13:19-04:00May 29th, 2013|Career Articles, Interviews, Resume|

Ten Simple Steps to Edit your Resume 1. Font and Size Keep it consistent. 10-12 size, Arial and Times New Roman are most common. 2. Details Do not re-write your job description. Instead, incorporate your accomplishments and what value you added to the job description. Examples: cost savings of $x, meeting deadlines on time or [...]