Elyse Gonsalves

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How to Make Your Resume ATS-Friendly

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on May 19, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Many employers today use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to help with their recruiting and hiring processes. These systems parse through thousands of resumes for selected keywords to save recruiters and hiring managers a lot of time by weeding out less ideal candidates for job postings. Making your resume ATS-friendly can greatly improve the chances that your resume will be seen by the hiring manager. Here are three tips to create a resume that is ATS-friendly.


How to Answer 'What Are Your Salary Expectations?' During An Interview

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Aug 3, 2021 10:04:12 AM

Most people advise not to discuss salary until after receiving a job offer. But what happens when a hiring manager asks during an interview “What are your salary expectations?” Here are a few tips on how to prepare to answer this question and what to avoid saying.


6 Skills That Will Help You Succeed in an Accounting Role

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Aug 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM

No matter what the company is, whether it falls under the public or private sector, for-profit or non-profit, a mom-and-pop, or a large international corporation, a strong accounting team is essential for meeting business compliance requirements and for providing accurate data to achieve business success and growth.


Your Performance Review: Being Honest With Yourself

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Apr 25, 2019 10:58:07 AM

Don’t let the performance review become a dreaded experience, instead adjust your thinking a little and consider this an opportunity to honestly reflect on your work. What does this reflection look like? Likely, it will be slightly different for each person but generally speaking, anybody can follow this easy self-evaluation process that involves an ongoing cycle of inquiry and reflection.


5 Common Interview Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Mar 15, 2018 9:24:57 AM

We all know that looking for a job can be a stressful process. When you start sending your resume out and get set up for an interview, that can also be a tense part of your search. Thankfully, there are certain things that you can do in order to minimize that stress which will set yourself up to do well. Take a look at these five common interview mistakes and learn how you can avoid them and ensure your future success.


6 Best Ways to Stay Focused During the Workday

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on May 16, 2017 9:54:42 AM

Staying completely focused during a long and busy workday can be tough to do. With more than half of Americans claiming to work over 40 hours per week, there are likely going to be days when you find it harder to remain motivated and attentive. However, staying focused is clearly imperative to your productivity. In order to remain as focused as you can throughout the workday, here are tips to help you when the phone keeps ringing and new tasks keep being thrown at you.


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