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Archive for the ‘Job Search Advice’ Category

February 5th, 2018

8 Tips for Your Next Phone Interview

8 Tips for Your Next Phone Interview

A great resume is no longer enough to get you a dream job. Many companies are now using external recruiters that first conduct a thorough telephone interview before inviting you to visit the company. Recruiters who go through a pile of resumes will usually identify from 10 to 20 most interesting candidates and call them. […]

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January 16th, 2018

What to Do When Applying for Your Next Job

What to Do When Applying for Your Next Job

Are you thinking of making your next career move? There are numerous reasons why changing jobs may be appealing. Whether you’re looking for a change of pace, new challenges, or a way to accelerate your career growth, here are the steps you need to take when applying for your next job. Don’t just apply for […]

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January 9th, 2018

Career Resolutions to Make in 2018

Career Resolutions to Make in 2018

A new year means an opportunity to set new goals for yourself! Some new year’s resolutions can be stereotypical (leading to the January crowds at your gym), so consider setting some career-related resolutions for yourself this year. Here are some things you can do in 2018 to set yourself up for career success down the […]

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December 29th, 2017

Top Technologies for Reducing Stress

Top Technologies for Reducing Stress

Stress is definitely not only a malady of those working in top level positions; it is the reason that one in four Canadians quit their jobs. It negatively affects the mental and physical health of around 58% of Canadians, who report feeling overworked. Stress isn’t just a psychological bugbear; it is linked to a host of serious […]

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December 19th, 2017

Making Your Desk Job and Health Compatible

Making Your Desk Job and Health Compatible

The unemployment rate in Canada has fallen to its lowest in nearly a decade, which is great news for those looking for a dream job in 2018. If you do find a company that enables you to express your talents to the full, however, be careful of becoming a victim to the sedentary lifestyle. Sitting down for too many […]

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December 13th, 2017

How to use Social Media to Boost Your Chances of Securing Your Dream Job

How to use Social Media to Boost Your Chances of Securing Your Dream Job

Since the 1990’s, the digital world has made it far more convenient to find the job of your dreams. Not only can you easily research your employers online, you can watch their recruitment videos and have a video interview via tools such as Skype. With the development and growth of social media, you can now […]

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October 5th, 2017

Are you a sales rockstar? Come find your next dream job on Oct 26!

Are you a sales rockstar? Come find your next dream job on Oct 26!

Are you an ambitious and high-performing sales professional? Top local employers are looking to add more sales and business development talent to their teams! If you are a professional in this field looking for your next dream job, or just looking to build connections with awesome local employers, join us at the Sales Talent Day at […]

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October 2nd, 2017

How Do I Figure Out My Career Path?

How Do I Figure Out My Career Path?

Deciding on a career path can be a daunting prospect, especially if you aren’t sure yet of where you want to go. Having a starting point is half the battle, but you also want to know if that start will get you anywhere – and if where it leads is somewhere that you want to […]

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September 23rd, 2017

Staying Motivated During a Long Job Search

Staying Motivated During a Long Job Search

The process of looking for a new job can be a challenge. Sometimes, this search can take longer than you expected it to. This could be due to a number of reasons, whether it’s the economy, ebbs and flows in the job market, or waiting to find the perfect role for you. While it won’t […]

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August 28th, 2017

How to Minimize Leadership Stress

How to Minimize Leadership Stress

Management is a stressful job with various responsibilities. In fact, managers in Canada have reported the main sources of their stress to be longer working hours and too many demands. This indicates that there is a need to manage time and employees more effectively. The demands of management can be emotionally draining and can take their […]

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