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Coach USA has had a number of Coach USA HEROS during the COVID-19 pandemic that have many of our teammates really step up by wearing multiple hats to help ensure the company continues to run smoothly. Two special ladies from our Canadian operation exemplified these efforts by going above and beyond in their day to day work ethic.
Coach USA Employee Food Drive Was Held In January
Paramus, New Jersey, February 19, 2020– Coach USA employees through the Coach USA Cares program donated more than two tons of food to local food banks where Coach USA has locations. The food drive is an annual event held during the month of January, since food banks are trying to restock from the holiday season.
Linda Burtwistle – CEO of both Coach USA and Megabus
Linda Burtwistle, President and CEO of both Coach USA and Megabus, agrees sometimes you choose to work in the coach bus industry, other times it chooses you. Once there, you are either driven to succeed, or your team would never let you get behind a wheel.
Linda held pivotal roles that gave her insights into many different facets of the business. According to Linda, “It is no longer enough to just run a bus business; we have to be smarter about our business development activities, and smarter about technology”. Also, when you’re as big as Coach USA, you need to have uniformity in the way you approach things, the way you maintain your buses, the way you train your drivers.
Recruiters see hundreds of resumes every day and as you would expect, there are some things that absolutely make them cringe. Many of those things are really entries that you can’t do anything about. You know, large gaps in your employment history, job jumping and so on. There are, however, some things that many people put on their CVs that are absolutely avoidable; things that will make every recruiter instantly lower your chances of getting through the screening process. Here are ten resume errors that recruiters hate and how to avoid them.
Calls that go unanswered, key contacts on vacation, an office full of summer interns taking care of the busywork. If your workplace experiences the summer slowdown that is typical for so many industries, and you find yourself with time on your hands, then get busy! It’s time to develop and expand your hard and soft skill sets.
If you’ve spent a few years out of the office, a lot has changed. Maybe you’ve spent a few years focusing on your children and decided it’s time to go back to work. Or maybe you’ve been working for yourself and decided an office job is going to provide more security for your family as your children mature. Lastly, you might be in need of additional income as raising your children gets more expensive, leading you to seek a dual-income from you and your spouse.