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How To Change Careers, Even Without Experience

Half of the workforce are looking for new jobs, according to a survey by Fast Company. Is that you? After more than a year of working from home, are you ready for a big change? Or perhaps you've just decided to start a brand new chapter in your life, and a new direction in your career plays a...

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Development Interview Questions That Don't Sound Selfish

Sounding selfish in a job interview may not seem so obvious.You might be telling yourself "Oh don't worry. I'll be careful. I'm sure I won't come off as selfish."Although I'm sure you wouldn't ask such questions like "How much more money can I make on this job?" there are other very subtle ways a...

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The #1 Mindset To Bring To A Job Interview

Applying for job after job online and not getting responses can be frustrating.Want to know what's more frustrating than that? Going for interview after interview and never getting the job offer.It's like giving everything you got in the race, feeling like you're ahead of the game, only to be...

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Beware! 7 Job Listing Red Flags

Some time ago, a job seeker outside Canada told me he got a job offer from Tim Hortons in Canada, and asked me if it was a legitimate offer.He wasn't legally allowed to work in Canada. Yet, the offer miraculously came to him. I didn't want to make him feel bad, so I asked him to send me a copy of...

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Check Out This Amazing AI Job Search Tool I Found

If you've been following me for a while, you know I've always recommended Job Scan as a must have tool for every job seeker.I was waiting for the day that someone would compete with Job Scan, but no tool out there came close.Until now...Check out Jobseer.aiThe key difference with this tool, is...

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How To Follow Up After A Job Interview – Without Sounding Desperate

n a competitive job market, sometimes it's the little things a job seeker does that can make all the difference.Following up after a job interview is one of those little things.There's a difference between wanting the job and really wanting the job. The hiring manager wants to hire the person...

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5 Simple LinkedIn Tips That Will Get You Noticed By Recruiters

We've been interviewing a lot of recruiters lately. Trying to get insider knowledge on what gets a job seeker's candidacy to stand out to them.While every recruiter has different styles and priorities, one thing is a constant - LinkedIn.Recruiters are now taking control of their talent search....

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3 Rules To Effective Networking in Canada

Recently I received the following message from an upcoming newcomer to Canada: “To set up an information interview over coffee, I am not used to this culture as I have never had a chance of it in India. I am not very sure how to go about it. Preparing my questions and setting up a...

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Why Do I Need International Experience To Get A Job In Canada?

“I don’t have Canadian Experience but I have International experience.” I cringe every time I hear a newcomer make this statement. It’s a mistake that most job seekers make – thinking about themselves before thinking about what decision makers for the job want. A Man Who...

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One Game-Changing Question To Ask At The End Of Your Interview

You’ve finally got that job interview, and now the nerves are starting to kick in. Nothing feeds those butterflies in your stomach like an interview for a job you’ve been dreaming about. And now, you’re mentally racing through those standard job interview questions you’ve been...

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