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Archive for the ‘Job Search Advice’ Category

March 9th, 2021

Best Way to Plan a Remote Interview

Best way to plan a Remote Interview

Remote interviews have become quite popular due to the recent pandemic. Interviews are an extremely useful tool to judge a candidate’s expertise and capabilities. However, most of us aren’t very familiar with taking remote interviews because they weren’t necessary before. An interview helps you to judge whether a candidate is the right fit for your company. […]

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March 4th, 2021

5 Signs It’s Time To Get a New Job

5 Signs It’s Time To Get a New Job

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting at work, watching the clock crawl home time. Going to work feels like a chore, and you hit the ‘snooze’ button in the morning. While this can happen from time to time, it’s also a sign that it’s time to quit your job and have a change of scenery. […]

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February 22nd, 2021

Outstanding Tips for a Successful Remote Interview

Outstanding Tips for a Successful Remote Interview

The pandemic continues to force people across the world stuck to remain indoors. To slow down the spread of the deadly virus, most governments have urged their citizens to avoid gatherings in groups of 10 or more. Naturally, the operations of companies and other workplaces have been adversely affected. To compensate for the sudden halt […]

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February 10th, 2021

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs With a High School Diploma

Top 10 highest paying jobs with a High School Diploma

Did you know that there are multiple rewarding and good paying job opportunities for people with a high school diploma? In addition, many of these jobs train candidates while on the job and do not need any special skill sets or additional college education. If you are on the hunt for a career choice that […]

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December 18th, 2020

Remote Working Tips: How To Become Friends With Your Co-workers

Remote Working Tips How To Become Friends With Your Coworkers

If you’ve started a new job in Vancouver in 2020, you may find yourself struggling to connect with co-workers. The COVID-19 pandemic that has so many Canadians working from home has clearly changed work life. Beyond re-structuring the job market and limiting our new job search, the pandemic has us more isolated from colleagues than […]

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December 7th, 2020

8 Certifications to Impress Recruiters in 2020

8 Certifications to Impress Recruiters in 2020

Whether you’re searching for jobs in Vancouver or abroad, certifications can help your resume stand out among the crowd. A certification will not only validate your skills but even allow you to earn 5-10% more on average than uncertified peers. But with the abundance of online programs now available, which certifications actually make a difference […]

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November 16th, 2020

Careers Canadians Don’t Want To Leave

Careers Canadians Don't Want To Leave

As many as 38% of Canadians currently holding jobs in Vancouver and other provinces have switched careers at least once. Moreover, more than one-third of those that have yet to do so are actively considering it or already conducting a job search to do so. Though this is an impressive reflection of the current degree […]

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November 6th, 2020

How to Find a Fulfilling Career in 5 Simple Steps

girl on job interview

We might wish that finding a fulfilling career would be as simple as a fairy godmother popping out of thin air, waving a wand and bippity boppitty boo, you’ve got the perfect job! But in reality, it involves a little more work and some career-oriented soul-searching. Finding jobs in Vancouver or BC can daunt, let […]

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October 20th, 2020

10 Questions To Ask Yourself When Choosing A Career

10 questions to ask yourself when choosing a career

Globally, most people will spend approximately one-third of their life working. Choosing a suitable career, therefore, can have a significant impact on your lifestyle, achievements, and overall happiness. Most People’s Job Market Access & Job Search Skills Are Insufficient There is some significant evidence that many people do not (or do not have the ability […]

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October 13th, 2020

How To Stay Focused On Your Career Goals

how to stay focused on your goals

The majority of people do not regularly set goals and 90%-97% fail to achieve them [1]. This is true whether a goal pertains to personal or professional achievement, whether or not it informs a person’s job search, and — perhaps most importantly — regardless of how important the goal is believed to be. How to […]

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