Careercloud Newsletter - July 5th, 2021



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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. ​ ​New on Careercloud.com​ Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! ​ ​The Different Types Of Resume Formats And When To Use Them Writing a solid resume is the first step in finding a job, whether you’re looking for your dream job or just the next stop on your way up the corporate ladder. Several resume formats exist, and the right one to use depends on the job you're applying for, your work experience, and other factors. This guide will help you learn about all the different types of resumes and when to use them.


The Best Free Resume Builders in 2021 The best resume builders help people quickly get their resume ready to help job seekers stand out to recruiters and hiring managers. Starting with a free resume builder or review service is a great place to start. We recommend TopResume, which has the best overall suite of services.


8 Recruitment Strategies To Attract Top Talent

You know that hiring the right people helps your company succeed, so you’re always on the hunt for recruitment strategies to attract top talent. Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered. If you implement the methods below, you’ll be onboarding your ideal employees before you know it.


If you are ready to start recruiting talent now, we recommend checking out ZipRecruiter. ZipRecruiter has a resume database that allows you to search for employees that would be a great fit. You can get started with ZipRecruiter for free! ​ ​New on Careercloud Radio​ ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! ​ ​Cracking Pressure: How to Build Resilience in Pressure Situations with Dane Jensen In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Dane Jensen. Dane Jensen is the CEO of Third Factor, an instructor at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, and is affiliate faculty with the UNC Executive Development at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At Third Factor, he works to help leaders be more effective, creative, and resilient under pressure. His work has spanned twenty-three countries on six continents. In addition to his corporate work, Dane works extensively with athletes, coaches, leaders, and boards across Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic sport system to enhance national competitiveness. Dane lives in Toronto.


Breaking Down The Job Interview To Highlight Your Strengths And Story With Ashley Stahl Ashley Stahl is one of the more accomplished career coaches we’ve had on Careercloud Radio. She offers both private coaching and online courses through her website, ashleystahl.com, in addition to a continually updated blog, and podcast. She’s been featured on just about every media outlet and even given a Ted Talk. As of this writing, she has 516,000 subscribers to her weekly email, over 6,300 clients spanning 31 countries, and 341+ private clients.


In this interview, Ashley breaks down the job interview into four parts: story, cuff, skill, and goal. If you’ve got a job interview coming up, this is an episode you’ll definitely want to listen to in preparation. By giving numerous examples from her own life, as well as hypothetical ones, Ashley gives practical advice like being able to tell an employer “what your superpower is” and or how to successfully explain gaps in your resume.


From Around the Web


Your Guide To Reading Comprehension on The LSAT

The reading comprehension section of the LSAT is a 35-minute section of about 27 questions that test your reasoning ability, reading ability, and mental discipline. As with every section of the LSAT, there are ways to prepare to get the highest possible score which we will outline in this article. Our team also reviewed the best LSAT prep courses to help you fully prepare for the LSAT.


The fight to find work: ‘I’ve applied for 200 jobs’

From decorating a room to picking which TV show to watch, the 22-year-olds' approach has differed on certain things. The same goes for job-hunting.


Paris estimates that she's applied for upwards of 200 jobs across journalism, healthcare and the legal industry. She's waiting to hear back from potential employers on two offers.

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​ Talk soon! The Careercloud Team