Jillian Meyer has worked in finance and legal recruitment for over 10 years and leads the Niche Recruitment team. As a Senior Recruitment Consultant she goes above and beyond to serve clients and candidates and recruit top talent and provide personalized service. A graduate from Ryerson she Chairs the Ryerson HR Alumni Association and puts on annual speaker panels that discuss the latest HR trends and issues.
She also has two beagle mixes and enjoys sharing tips on simple health and fitness for the every day person and going greener and cruelty-free with household and personal items.
GET YOUR RESUME NOTICED IN A MOUND OF APPLICATIONS
First off, I'm just going to put it out there and call for the death of the one page resume. Your resume is one in a stack that’s growing daily, so how do you increase your chances of getting noticed? By making your application count with a carefully crafted resume and thoughtful application. Here are 19 tips on how to get noticed and pulled out of that stack.
WHAT CANDIDATES SHOULD LOOK FOR IN A RECRUITER
I come across candidates all the time who have never used a recruitment agency or have had negative experiences in the past and are unsure about using one again. As a recruiter with over 7 years of experience in the industry I understand that there are good recruiters and not so good recruiters out there, as with any profession, and a well-known agency doesn't necessarily mean good service, it all depends on the recruiter you're working with. So how do you know if you have a good recruiter? Well don't be afraid to ask questions to figure that out.