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Archive for the ‘Job Search Advice’ Category

July 13th, 2016

5 Things to Get You Ahead In Your Career and Life

5 Things to Get You Ahead In Your Career and Life

Are you a career minded person who would like to succeed in all aspects of life? Well, you need to understand how important it is to increase your skills and knowledge continually. Ongoing training and education can help you both in boosting your career growth and in unlocking your full potential. Employee recognition programs, like O.C. […]

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July 7th, 2016

Balancing Life, Work and Grad School

Balancing Life, Work and Grad School

The decision to complete an MBA is certainly not trivial. Potential students must weigh the demands of family life and the challenges at work to decide if working on a masters full or part-time is the best option. The benefits to receiving an MBA will often factor into the decision whether or not to pursue […]

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June 30th, 2016

How to Write a Resume as a Career Changer

How to Write a Resume as a Career Changer

Are you on the verge of changing your job from sales associate to kitten groomer? No? Okay, perhaps you are not going into the kitten grooming business, but you may be looking to change your career. The sad fact about being a career changer is that it can be difficult to tailor your resume to […]

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June 24th, 2016

How To Answer Unexpected Interview Questions

How To Answer Unexpected Interview Questions

Job interviews are not an easy nut to crack, but they can surely become your pass to an outstanding career. While most of the time you will be faced with the same interview questions you have already been asked countless times before, some companies like to step up their recruiting game and surprise their candidates […]

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June 17th, 2016

Build Your Brand: Twitter

Build your personal brand on Twitter

Building a personal brand isn’t easy, but it can help you stand out from the crowd. This is the first part of our Build Your Brand series. To help you Build Your Brand, we’ll share tips and tricks on how to create a strong presence on different platforms. With these posts, we want to help […]

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June 10th, 2016

5 Tips to Get Your Resume Noticed

5 Tips to Get Your Resume Noticed

There is a wealth of great talent and tons of great employers in BC, and this is contributing to more competition for jobs. You may come across a posting for a job you know you would rock – the question is, how can you make your resume stand out and show that you’re the right […]

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June 2nd, 2016

Working in BC’s Health Care Industry

Working in BC's Health Care Industry

Do you want to find a job in BC’s health care industry or want to see what working in health care is like in BC? Here’s an overview of the current state of the industry. According to BC Stats, there were 287,400 jobs in health care and social assistance in 2015, making up 12.5% of BC’s […]

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May 27th, 2016

Digital Age – Reputation, Resumes & Video Interviews [INFOGRAPHIC]

Digital Age - Reputation, Resumes & Video Interviews [INFOGRAPHIC]

Job seekers and employers alike are using the internet to their full advantage but in slightly different ways. Most job seekers already know that the internet is an integral tool in the job hunt as more and more companies post their openings online and many require a digital application rather than a paper application. Using […]

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May 26th, 2016

Get Ahead with These Resources

Get Ahead with These Resources

Today’s business world is becoming more and more competitive and it’s important to stand out from the crowd. You can do this by embracing your inner entrepreneur and learning about how businesses operate. Many people may think that they are not entrepreneurial, but you don’t have to build a multimillion startup in order to think like an entrepreneur. […]

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May 13th, 2016

When to Draw the Line With Your Boss’ Expectations

When to Draw the Line With Your Boss' Expectations

In an uncertain economy bosses often become more demanding than ever. Their company may be poised to crash if they don’t make an abrupt turnaround to boost sales and productivity. But even in stable market conditions, some managers are just plain obnoxious in making outrageous demands on their employees. If you are wondering whether your […]

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