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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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Simple Tech Tips To Rock Your Zoom Interview

More companies are starting to embrace online job interviews. Recruiters are getting busier. Economic roller coasters and constant corporate restructuring is the new norm. They need to get more efficient with their hiring process by screening candidates online. Social distancing during times...

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The One Thing To Know About Canadian Work Culture

I’ve had three Canadian managers in the 5 years I’ve been here. There’s one thing I’ve noticed about them – when they need me to get something done. They don’t tell, they ask. “Can you get that reported completed by EOD today?” “Can you see if those reviews are...

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How Fear Destroys Your Networking Strategy

Networking in Canada is one of the biggest challenges faced by newcomers. They get it wrong, and they think they are doing it right. It’s not their fault. Networking techniques is one of those subjects that’s rarely spoken of in a job search. The right way to network is to build...

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How To Use LinkedIn Skills to Attract Recruiters

One area of our LinkedIn profile that doesn’t get as much attention as it should is our skills section.It looks like this Your skills section is important because when recruiters are searching for talent, there are...

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