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The Importance of Personal Branding

Posted June 10, 2015 in Job Hunting
Your personal brand is a vivid indication of the best you have to offer – the performance, contributions, and value your next employer can expect from you.
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The Boomers Bow Out: Job opportunities by sector

Posted May 13, 2015 in Job Hunting
It’s been a tight job market over the past decade. Good paying jobs have been few and far between. If you are just starting or in the fledgling years of your post-secondary journey, no doubt you’ve heard that the baby boomers are retiring, and the job market is about to open up.
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Canada’s Unemployment Edges Upward As Losses in Part-Time Jobs Exceed Gains in Full-Time Work

Posted May 12, 2015 in Job Hunting, In the Workplace, Career Choices
According to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey released today, Canada’s total employment decreased by 20,000 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate held steady at 6.8% for the third consecutive month. The decrease in employment can be attributed to losses in part-time jobs, which more than offset gains in full-time employment.
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Padding Your Resume

Posted May 11, 2015 in Resume & Cover Letters
Shh! Be very still, and listen hard. Deep within our instant gratification world, passed the disposable, limited-use armchairs, and under the piles of throw-away box-store sofas, you may hear the birth of a trend. Fueled by a drive to be environmentally responsible, people are looking differently at the chattels that cup their backsides. Buy quality once, and enjoy it always. This approach has many benefits, not the least of which is one tailor-made for ambitious, creative, trade-seekers with traditional values and love for true craftsmanship: the upholsterer.
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Your last minute guide to landing a summer job for 2015

Posted May 08, 2015 in Job Hunting
If you are like tens of thousands of other college and university students you have just wrapped up your exams and are looking forward to the summer break. But wait! Remember that task you were supposed to do back in February and March to get ready for summer? It was to help you make money to pay back some of your debt and afford you that short vacation you’ve been waiting for. Right! You were supposed to look for a summer job. Far be it for me to say ‘’I told you so!” but as they say “if the shoe fits!” I know, I know, you were busy with school and didn’t have time to think about a summer job. It’s all in the past. Let’s turn this stressful situation into a positive experience and work together to kick-start your summer job search. With some perseverance, dedication and hard work you can still find a great job.
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Dress for Success: 5 Tips to Improve Your Look for Your Next Job Interview

Posted May 06, 2015 in Interviewing, Job Hunting
You might be the most talented, experienced, and brilliant applicant your potential employer has ever met, but there's a chance those factors won't be enough to land your dream job. Even if you're perfectly qualified for a position and nail every interview question, you might not get the job if you're not dressed right for the occasion.
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