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Standing Out: Getting Employers to Look at Your Resume

Standing Out: Getting Employers to Look at Your Resume

With Canada’s record 8% unemployment rate, our highest level in 7 years, Canadian job seekers face greater competition for limited jobs. A recent survey showed that 27% of 360 human… Read more »

Reverse brain drain, American workers are heading to Canada

Reverse brain drain, American workers are heading to Canada

For years we have lamented the volume of Canadians heading South of the border, now we are seeing the reverse; Canada’s stronger economy is becoming a magnet for Americans hunting… Read more »

Resume Writing Tips for New Canadians

Resume Writing Tips for New Canadians

One of the biggest mistakes new immigrants to Canada make when attempting to enter into the Canadian job market is continuing to use the résumé from their home countries.  It… Read more »

10 signs you are ready to attain your career goals

10 signs you are ready to attain your career goals

We spend most of our waking hours at work or in work related activities, yet over 80% of the population is dissatisfied with their current job situation. How do you… Read more »

Recession pressures changes dynamics of university majors

Recession pressures changes dynamics of university majors

From the Wall Street Journal: Anxiety about joblessness is pushing undergraduates toward majoring in business.As a result, some schools are making sure to give the students what they want. At… Read more »

Part 1 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Part 1 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Catherine Findley was desperate to find a new job after graduating from college, so when she found a website that promised to find her a job in her field of… Read more »

Quote of the day

Quote of the day

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and… Read more »