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Daily Tip:  Getting out of a career rut

Daily Tip: Getting out of a career rut

It’s getting cold outside, the economy is slow and you hate your job and or boss – or both. Try channeling your creativity to get out of a career or… Read more »

Part 2 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Part 2 of 3 – Economic downturn is a boon for online employment scams

Special report Identity theft & Complaints A major concern among consumer rights professionals and law enforcement officials is the increased volume of fraud related to unethical companies who promises job… 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 »

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 »

Quick cover letter writing tips

Quick cover letter writing tips

Every resume you send, fax, or e-mail needs its own cover letter. Every cover letter should fit on one page. Send your letter to a specific person rather than to… Read more »

Life Lessons from President Obama's Advisor

Life Lessons from President Obama's Advisor

Valerie Jarret, a business woman and special Advisor to President Obama, has has used these guiding principles both personally and professionally, you may find them very useful also:

8 things to leave out of your resume

8 things to leave out of your resume

As a Certified Professional Resume Writers, I have encountered a lot of resumes from clients all over the world with information that is not acceptable in the Canadian labour market…. Read more »

Canada's Top 40 Under 40  Award Recipients

Canada's Top 40 Under 40 Award Recipients

The annual top 40 under 40 winners list has been announced. These are individuals from various industry backgrounds from business leaders, HR executives, to community activists. This is the 11th… Read more »

Career Quote

Career Quote

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… Read more »

Top 40 Under 40 winners: Was an MBA worth it?

Top 40 Under 40 winners: Was an MBA worth it?

I have been reading a lot of articles and opinion pieces lambasting the value of an MBA. Here is another interesting article in the Globe and Mail with Canada’s Top… Read more »

Dispelling the Myth: Common Resume Mistakes

Dispelling the Myth: Common Resume Mistakes

As a Certified Professional Resume Writer and President of Resume Solutions, I provide workshops and seminars on what makes a successful resume: what it entails, and how to create a… Read more »

Listing of Canada's top 100 best employers

Listing of Canada's top 100 best employers

Thinking of leaving your job, want to know the best of the best in corporate Canada? Here is the alphabetical listing of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2011.  Take a… Read more »