Employment Services Blog
The latest in job search strategies, resume tips, and more! Written by Lutherwood staff.
Resume Formatting - Showcasing Your Skills
When applying to jobs, it may sometimes feel necessary to adapt your resume for every application, along with your cover letter. As long as you follow certain guidelines, a total revamp of your resume for every job shouldn’t be required beyond tweaking a few keywords.
Checking up on your Social Media Presence
In today’s world, social media profiles are part of the first impression you make to a prospective employer about the type of person you are, both in your personal life, and in the workplace.
A New Job and Outlook
Tom seems relaxed, well-spoken and has an optimistic outlook on his life. But just one year ago, things were very different.
Never Too Late for Change
Elaine never dreamed that she would not retire from the financial institution where she had worked for more than 20 years. At the age of 60, her path took an unexpected turn.
Not hearing back from employers? Read This!
If you are sending out hundreds of resumes and getting no response from employers, here's what you should do.
What is the Difference Between a Résumé and a Cover Letter?
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a résumé and cover letter? Here is an everyday example to illustrate how each is one unique.
5 Effective Ways to Use Facebook as a Job Seeker
Here are five tips for using Facebook that could improve your chances of getting hired.
Bridging the Gap Between Newcomers and Local Employers
Events like Lutherwood’s annual Bridging the Gap Conference for Newcomers can help make the experience of finding a job in Canada a more positive one.
5 Important Steps to Choosing your Path after High School
In this blog post, we will take you through 5 steps that career coaches commonly use with clients to help them figure out what they want to do after high school.
Tips for Networking the Right Way
Networking requires a lot of time and energy, so it’s important to get the most out of each experience and leave having learned something new. Here are some tips to avoid common networking mistakes, to help make the best use of your time.