What’s in the smart jobseeker’s toolkit?

Credit to Author: Connel Valentine| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:41:48 +0000

New to Canada? Get more job interviews with these online tools You’ve just read a horror story online about an internationally trained professional working survival jobs, struggling to make ends meet and stuck in debt in Canada. You’re now worried your Canadian dreams will turn into a nightmare. Did you just make the biggest mistake […]

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5 job search trends that will define 2019

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:47:45 +0000

AI, virtual reality, the gig economy, social and your story The emergence of AI and virtual reality amid the rise of a new generation means every industry is undergoing massive change. And that includes human resources as well. In 2019, it will no longer be a linear start-to-finish hiring process. Both candidates as well as […]

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4 tips to get your resumé Canada-ready

Credit to Author: Ivy Chiu| Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:28:58 +0000

Whether you’re looking for your first job in Canada, a new role or even a career change, there are exciting times ahead for you! Finding a new job can be a full-time job, so it’s important to recognize the time commitment before embarking on this journey. Managing your expectations from the beginning is vital to […]

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Be the candidate everyone loves — and hires!

6 ways to go above and beyond the job interview Hiring managers are trained to look out for red flags that reveal whether a candidate will make the cut or not. Examples include, showing up late for the interview, not being appropriately dressed, talking poorly about the previous bosses, exaggerating answers and so on. But […]

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7 tips to tailor your resumé for the job

Looking for a job in Canada? Here’s how to customize your resumé to a specific job posting You’re new to Canada, and every day, you send out multiple resumés. The recruiters, at the receiving end, are also wading through hundreds of applications each day to locate a few good, eligible resumés. So, what should you […]

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How jobseekers can overcome being ‘overqualified’

It’s ironic isn’t it? You work hard your whole life, climbing the corporate ladder. You gather valuable skills and knowledge along the way. You become a better you every single day you step out of that office. Then when you unexpectedly find yourself looking for work, the “overqualified” hammer falls on you. Perhaps you’re moving to […]

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Give yourself a post-interview self-review

Great interview, not so great response? Do a post-interview self-review The interview ended and as you walked out of the building, you genuinely felt good. In your opinion, everything went very well. You felt that you did a great job in answering all their questions. In fact, the interviewer assured you that you were impressive […]

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7 LinkedIn mistakes you may be making

Do you feel like your LinkedIn profile isn’t getting the attention it deserves? Frustrating isn’t it? You’ve finally hopped on the LinkedIn bandwagon, creating that “All-Star” profile, only to wake up every morning to 0 notifications in your app. And when you’re on the hunt for a job, that’s not the kind of morning you […]

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6 questions your references may be asked

How to ace the candidate reference check when looking for a job When Canadian hiring managers look for a great candidate to fill the required role, they know it’s easy to get swept up by a well-rounded resumé and impressive interview. While those are certainly a promising sign, to really understand whether you would be […]

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How to find a recruiter to help you find a job

When a recruiter ignores you, it hurts. If you’ve been on a job search for weeks or even months, those agonizing days takes it’s toll on you. And when recruiters ignore your requests for available opportunities and never get back to you, you start to doubt your skills and wonder if you are good enough […]

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