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Posts Tagged ‘career advice’

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 26th, 2021

10 Things Every Manager Should Look for On Resumes

10 Things Every Manager Should Look for On Resumes

When you become a manager in your office, you’ll find yourself responsible for overseeing the recruitment process. It’s natural to be slightly overwhelmed once those resumes start hitting your inbox. It’s normal for one position to receive dozens (if not sometimes hundreds!) of applications. You want to look through the resumes to determine which ones […]

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September 18th, 2020

8 Tips to Follow for a Successful Career in 2020

8 tips to follow for a successful career in 2020

With the job market reeling from the effects of COVID-19, people are embarking on a very different job search in 2020. This is true whether it’s jobs in finance or education, jobs in Vancouver or in Tokyo, and working from home or returning to the office. It’s clear that the pandemic has fundamentally changed the […]

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June 27th, 2017

Career Experts: How Networking Can Help Move Your Career Forward

Career Experts: How Networking Can Help Move Your Career Forward

On June 5th, BC Jobs and the BC Tech Association hosted a panel on networking featuring two Career Experts: Erin Rogers, Talent Acquisition Team Lead from Hootsuite and Yvonne Wu, Talent Recruiting Manager from Hyperwallet. In preparation for our #BCtech focused Talent Day on June 7th, these Career Experts came together to share their thoughts on and experiences with […]

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May 23rd, 2017

Step up your networking game at our Career Experts Networking Panel!

Step up your networking game at our Career Experts Networking Panel!

Are you ready for your next networking event? What does your elevator pitch sound like? Come to our Career Experts Networking Panel on Monday, June 5th and hear how to talk to recruiters, straight from the recruiters! We’re bringing together a panel of our BC Tech Jobs Career Experts to help you prepare for Talent Day on […]

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May 23rd, 2017

How to Stay Safe in Your Online Job Search

How to Stay Safe in Your Online Job Search

When you’re looking for a job, the first logical place to look is the internet. You can search thousands of job listings quickly and easily. You can keep an eye on job ads from wherever your smartphone gets an internet connection. And you can also upload your resume to job sites so, even if you’re […]

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April 19th, 2017

Rock Your Next Networking Event: Career Experts Panel Recap

Rock Your Next Networking Event: Career Experts Panel Recap

Before Talent Day on April 19th, BC Tech Jobs brought together a panel made up of HR experts from Vancouver’s tech industry to help job seekers and tech professionals prepare for their next networking event. Our panellists for the night were BC Tech Jobs Career Experts Anthony Azar, Talent Specialist at Traction on Demand, and Darren […]

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March 30th, 2017

What to Do When Your Company has Downsized You

What to Do When Your Company has Downsized You

This article is part of the BC Tech Jobs Career Experts program. We’ve brought together a team of some of the top HR experts in Vancouver’s tech scene to give our community a better understanding of how to get ahead in their careers in tech.   Are you looking for a job in tech? Want […]

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March 29th, 2017

How To Build Great Relationships At Work

How To Build Great Relationships At Work

Most people don’t want to feel like they’re alone at work, even if they telecommute. Relationships keep people engaged and connected. It increases job satisfaction and fulfillment. It can also make you more productive at work – collaboration and teamwork has a way of bringing that about. There are many benefits to building relationships in […]

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March 28th, 2017

Career Experts Panel: Polish your networking skills for Talent Day!

Career Experts Panel: Polish your networking skills for Talent Day!

Networking can be hard: What’s the best way to introduce yourself? How do you “work a room”? Have you presented yourself as best you can? In preparation for Talent Day on April 19, we’re holding a networking prep event to help you build the confidence you need to approach the amazing companies that will be […]

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