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Posts Tagged ‘Jobs in Vancouver’

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 4th, 2020

7 Professional Networking Tips for a Successful Career

7 professional networking tips for a successful career

Nearly 80% of professionals agree that professional networking is a valuable tool for career progression [1]. Even so, one-quarter of currently-employed adults do not engage in active professional networking, and 38% of those who do struggle to maintain contact with their network. What is the most significant cause of this networking neglect? Insufficient time for […]

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September 16th, 2020

How the Market for Remote Work is Growing

How the Market for Remote Work is Growing

As the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, jobs in Vancouver and around the world are changing. A growing job market for remote work is re-shaping the job opportunities of the future. Before COVID-19, only 5.3% of workers worked from home full-time and 29% had the option of working remotely part-time. Now job market analysts are estimating […]

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September 7th, 2020

Answering The Difficult Question: “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Answering The Difficult Question: “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

The current job market — both for BC jobs and abroad — observes talent scarcity among job applicants. That is, most interviewers and hiring managers find that at least 42% of applicants for any given job opening are categorically un- or under-qualified. This scarcity has forced recruitment teams to assign other characteristics (besides hard skills) […]

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September 1st, 2020

Considerations Before Relocating for a Job

Considerations Before Relocating for a Job

Career changes aren’t uncommon, and people decide to switch for various reasons. But, changing jobs in the same city or community is different than relocating for a job. That’s especially true if you’re planning on going to a completely different province. Related Post: These Jobs Will Be in Demand in 2020 in Canada If a […]

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August 21st, 2020

Jobs With the Highest Exposure Risk by Sector

Jobs and Sectors With the Highest Exposure Risk

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for anyone seeking jobs in BC and across Canada. How COVID-19 Is Impacting The Job Market During the pandemic, the provincial job market (and the job market across Canada) has contracted. Compared to last year, the number of job postings is down at least 21%. Yet the number […]

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August 9th, 2020

6 Futuristic Jobs in Finance

6 Futuristic Jobs in Finance

Jobs in finance are shifting rapidly. As the financial industry begins adapting new technology like data analytics and AI, a major shift is looming for the job market. Research predicts that this digital transformation of capital markets will result in 400,000 jobs being lost within the next decade in sectors like investment banking, brokerage, and […]

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August 3rd, 2020

Jobs That Will Be Added and Lost During the Coronavirus

Jobs That Will Be Added and Lost During the Coronavirus

As businesses begin to re-open under new public health regulations, the job market will change in dramatic ways. While certain jobs may have vanished permanently, new opportunities have also emerged for the post-quarantine job search. Related Post: Top 5 Jobs In The Technology Sector 2020 Job Market Changes in the ‘New Normal’ Workplace 1. Health […]

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August 2nd, 2020

How to Succeed in a Remote Job Interview

How to Succeed in a Remote Job Interview

In the words of the famous musician Mr. Dylan, ‘the times they are a-changin’. Not so long ago, it seemed as if all you needed to succeed in an interview was to shake the right hand. Now, the social and professional dance has become increasingly complex. Multiple interviewing stages, circus hoops, the right hobbies and […]

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