Resume Writer Milton Kiang Joins UBC Tri-Mentoring Program

If you’ve read my earlier blog concerning the value of a Humanities degree, then you will know that I support the UBC Faculty of Arts Tri-Mentoring Program. Last Tuesday night (Oct. 20th) was the kick-off event, where I got to meet other Arts alumni and my two mentees. Christine Lee, an associate director of alumni… Read more »

5 Simple Resume Mistakes to Avoid!

September seems to be a busy month for Vancouver resume writers like myself. With kids going back to school, and the summer being over, I guess people want to try applying for new jobs. September feels like the beginning of a new year, so why not start a new job? Before sending out your resume,… Read more »

Vancouver Resume Writer Milton Kiang Featured In UBC Alumni Spotlight!

After graduating from the University of British Columbia 26 years ago, I was glad to be re-connected to my alma mater through a recent interview I did with the UBC Asian Studies Department. The interview really brought back memories from my undergraduate years – cramming for exams, writing term papers, playing intramural sports, going to… Read more »

Sponsor Me! July 12 Bike-a-Thon for the Rotary Hearing Foundation | Resume Writing Vancouver

Hello there! I know this isn’t related to resume writing, career exploration or job hunting, but I’m trying to use all social media platforms to get the word out about my upcoming Bike-a-Thon to fund-raise for the Rotary Hearing Foundation. For this Bike-a- thon, I promise to ride 120 km from Burnaby to Harrison Hot Springs,… Read more »

Shall I State References In My Resume?

My original article appeared in Freshgigs.ca. In this blog, I discuss the straight-forward question of whether references need to be stated in one’s resume. The answer is “yes and no.” As I state in the article, listing out your references may not be so prudent because you never know when someone might call on your reference…. Read more »

Is it important to include your hobbies and interests in your resume?

Just how relevant are your hobbies and interests to your resume? Do employers really want to know what you do in your spare time, or what sports teams you played for in high school or university? As a professional resume writer in Vancouver I get this question a lot, and the answer isn’t so cut-and-dried. “Vanilla” interests… Read more »