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Insider Tip: Online Resume…

Are you wondering why you aren't getting calls from your online resume submissions?   You've put some time in, and applied to some great career opportunities online...you've been extra careful to only apply to jobs that you're qualified and a good match for, yet no one is calling you back? It might not be your qualifications holding your application back from..

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5 Things to do…

Now that the new year has started, it’s time to think about what 2020 holds for your career. If it’s time to make a change, or at least start seeking opportunities out, it’s not just about searching job boards and having a resume ready for applications. It’s also about putting some work into your LinkedIn profile to make sure it..

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New Year, Career Search…

A New Year brings with it introspection and planning for the year ahead. If you are expecting to put focus on a career change in the coming year you will want to have a look at what the experts are saying. Included here is a compilation of some of the best job search resources to guide you through the recruiting..

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Canada's 10 Best Job…

Not surprisingly, today’s executive job seekers discover employment opportunities by using online sources. There are hundreds of job boards, both generic and niche, as well as aggregators, social media, association boards and executive search company websites to choose from. Just like any online sources these in demand sites are constantly changing and evolving. So which ones will work the best..

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Candidate Experience 2020: What…

Long before social media and viral videos, businesses relied on print, Television advertising and word of mouth to help sell their products. Usually, word of mouth was a happy by-product of satisfied customers, who then became repeat users and shared their discovery. To the generation who grew up in the seventies and eighties, no one did a more memorable job..

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Resume Writing Tips

Jim Price was looking for a new position after nine years with one employer. It seemed likely that his employer was going to merge with another company in the same field, and due to the overlap in job function, Jim suspected there would be extensive cuts to his department. Not wanting to be left unprepared for the upcoming changes, he..

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Do You Have Any…

At the end of most interviews, you will be given an opportunity to ask questions. If you give it some thought to this before the interview you will be better prepared to ask well informed, intelligent questions. You can utilize this as a golden opportunity to make a good impression and save yourself the regret of knowing what you should..

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Resume Self Assessment

A recent study that evaluated 200 randomly selected resumes. The study was conducted by Graham Management Group’s which is an innovator in the Canadian resume writing industry. The results uncovered some common errors made and own to avoid them. What are their recommendations to get your resume up to a perfect 10? TARGET YOUR RESUME 31% of all resumes analyzed..

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Phone Interviews: How to…

Sometimes a face to face job interview will require some travel due to the location of the job. When this situation arises many employers will prefer an initial phone interview prior to requesting an on site interview. This saves both the candidate and the company time and travel expense if you realize that this position is not going to be..

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It Pays to Remember…

Job seekers appear to be missing out on a prime opportunity by neglecting to thank their interviewers. More than three-quarters (76 per cent) of 100 Canadian executives polled said sending a thank you note following an interview can improve a candidate's chances. But, they estimate that only one in five (20 per cent) actually does so. These numbers are down..

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