Whether you’re looking for a job for the first time or you want to change your current role, take some time to explore the job market first. No matter how good the overall job market is, you need to remember that if you lack the skills employers are searching for, you may not land your dream job. This is why it’s important that you know what to expect from the current job market for someone with your qualifications and experience.
In today’s blog post, we’ll give you some helpful tips Read more [...]
Looking for a job can get stressful, especially when you aren’t prepared but need a job right away. To better handle the stress, break down the job hunting process into small, manageable steps. In this blog post, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help you make steady progress towards your goal of finding your dream job within 30 days.
Refresh Your Resume
Update your resume to stand out in the job market. Go through your resume and find out if you have any irrelevant information Read more [...]
Job interviews can feel unpredictable. Some interviews turn out to be great even if you were not at your best and some interviews go haywire even if you feel you answered all the questions correctly. However, there are some signs to look for that show that your chances are promising.
If you’ve recently attended a job interview and you’re early anticipating a call back, then think back and remember if you saw these 6 green lights.
1) The Interview Gets Extended
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Telephone interviews have become a part of preliminary screening rounds nowadays, before inviting the job candidate for an in-person interview. In some cases, employers prefer to conduct full interviews over the phone if the candidate is out of town or to save time.
Phone interviews are also a way of short listing candidates during the initial rounds and selecting only the most qualified ones for the next rounds. However, a phone interview is very challenging from a candidate’s point of Read more [...]
The Information and Technology Council Canada (ICTC) stated that by 2020, Canada will have at least 218,000 job vacancies. The council also stated there will be a lack of resources to fill in these vacancies.
“If Canada does not address the talent and skills gap, it could cost the economy billions of dollars in lost productivity, tax revenues, and gross domestic product,” states the report.
This future gap in employment and job field is a huge opportunity for many people looking to get Read more [...]