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JabeenBoga

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December 12th, 2016

Is a Thank You Email or Gesture really essential for a Job Hunter?

Is a Thank You Email or Gesture really essential for a Job Hunter?

Many job seekers debate the response to this question. Some candidates believe that a thank you gesture is essential while others question whether it is even required. I posed this question to recruiters in leading industries and got an astounding 85% response that a thank you email or gesture is proper protocol.  I have outlined […]

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April 18th, 2016

What Are My Potential Opportunities as a Job Seeker in Today’s Market?

What Are My Potential Opportunities as a Job Seeker in Today’s Market?

In our current economy, there are strong concerns of the lack of employment opportunities due to global uncertainty. More recently, concerns on falling commodity prices and the declining Canadian dollar have resulted in impacts to the profitability of organizations through the heightened cost of conducting business within this environment. The article below discusses methods to […]

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January 25th, 2016

The Information Interview: Tips for Success

The Information Interview: Tips for Success

What is an information interview? An information interview is a tool used to gather information on a specific organization, career path or occupation. It involves connecting with individuals who are currently working in this area to gain an understanding of its expectations and requirements. This will help determine whether this area is a realistic fit based […]

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November 16th, 2015

7 Methods on How to Handle Job Loss

7 Methods on How to Handle Job Loss

Many individuals who have experienced job loss can agree that it is not an easy process for anyone to go through. For most of us, our jobs provide us with much more than a source of income, they provide us with structure, a professional identity and impact the way we see ourselves. During this time, it […]

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October 13th, 2015

4 Methods of Effective Interview Preparation

4 Methods of Effective Interview Preparation

As a job seeker in today’s information age, there are numerous resources and articles that can be foundon tips and tricks associated with effectively interviewing for a position. In order for candidates to best equip themselves for an interview, they need to first assess their current interviewing skills and then determine what tools are needed […]

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