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Finding work is difficult for most people. Use these tips and tricks to assist you in your job search.

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Categorizing Your Skills

When working on résumés and cover letters, most individuals find it difficult to categorize the skills they have acquired. Appropriate skills to add to a résumé can come from a variety […]

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A Roll of the Dice – Changing Careers

Changing careers can be a stressful event for a variety of reasons. One may not have a choice in their job change because of downsizing, or their industry becoming obsolete. One […]

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Minimizing Termination in Interviews

Termination from employment is often shocking to employees, and creates its own set of personal issues. Beyond the personal ramifications, termination can also shed a poor light on an interview. Depending on the circumstances and length of service, loss of references and recommendations can be devastating.

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Making a First Impression

Before any interviewer has had a chance to ask any questions, they have already made judgements toward your suitability for their environment. By being mindful of your first impression, you can use it to your advantage!

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How to Apply for Jobs in Canada

There are several major ways individuals secure employment in Canada. Interviews are customary for interviewers to select the right candidate. How one secures an interview with an organization may be different for every opportunity.

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Not Following in the Steps of Dad

I enjoy uncovering the motivation behind why people choose the career paths they do. Some choose careers in their passion. Some choose careers because they believe that is where the […]

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Be the Expert!

Information about understanding your employment sector before embarking on a career and to build on an existing career.

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Interviews with Personality Assessments

Employers today understand that the “fit” of an individual in their environment is as important as the skills they bring to the table. The personality of new employees can either […]

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Guerrilla Job Search

Résumés, cover letters and references are all standard items utilized in job search. Many people, once they have created these documents, believe that their work is done, and that the […]

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Avoiding Employment Scams

Job seekers are often desperate for income. This scenario leaves the group open to groups who would seek to exploit them. Different layers of scams exist, which can be difficult […]

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4 Dreaded Interview Questions

One of the paralyzing issues for job seekers are interview questions. Applicants are often unsure how to answer questions, and are afraid of how to make their disadvantages an advantage. […]

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