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Sep
02
2015

Let me start by saying that no two days are ever the same. Some are nicely paced whereas others can be crazy busy. Some days afford me hours to focus on one project while others are spent running from one task to the next. This is the nature of the job.

Aug
26
2015

My workday starts at 7:30am - an hour before our centre opens. As a morning person with a busy family, I am fortunate to adjust my hours to have a work to life balance. It is quiet and I maximize productivity during the initial hour.

Aug
19
2015

As an administrative professional, or a “jack-of-all-office-trades”, a typical day on the job and the everyday duties that transpire, can be consistent, yet each day is extremely varied and ever-changing.

Aug
12
2015

Older workers may not have the same tech-savvy of their younger colleagues, but they have years of experience you can't teach or replace. Some companies are looking to hire people with strong management experience, which means older workers are in demand.

Jul
24
2015

How do you feel at the end of an interview? What do you do at the end of an interview? Typically we thank the interviewers and bid a farewell, hoping they loved us and will give us a call and the job.

Jul
15
2015

It’s not possible to know everything and at times it can be difficult to stay up to date in our chosen career fields.  With constant growth and changes, this means that there are always new things to learn and upgrades so that we can remain versatile in our current roles.

Jul
08
2015

Customer service is often found in job ads, even in jobs that you wouldn’t necessarily think customer service is really important for. Employers want people who can present professionally in a friendly and approachable manner.

Jun
24
2015

A word that often comes up in job ads is RELIABILITY. Do you know what the employer means by that? Here are a few ideas on what they are really looking for from you:

Jun
17
2015

In 99% of the job descriptions or job ads, you have probably noted 'organization’ or ‘must have excellent organizational skills’ listed in the requirements.

You are probably thinking to yourself "Sure, I’m organized"!

Or are you thinking "I don’t think I am"?

Jun
10
2015

It seems like every job ad or job description out there has teamwork incorporated into it somewhere. Do you know what the employer really means by that? Here are a few ideas on what really they are looking for from you: