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Mar
11
2015

The purpose of pre-screening and interviewing is to ensure that applicants meet requirements, as well as obtaining information on the applicants' experience and skills. Based on the appropriate recruitment process you will select your candidates to interview and/or work for the company.

Mar
04
2015

When newly unemployed, you may feel like you deserve a break, after all, you’ve been going to work every day for weeks, months, possibly years. So you give yourself permission for a few weeks to take it easy.

Feb
25
2015

In the 70’s, you would walk into a factory and say, “I hear you’re hiring”, to which the employer would reply ‘yeah, sign here”. You would start work immediately and work there for 25- 30 years and retire, hopefully with a nice pension. Those days are gone.

Feb
18
2015

Learning a new job is usually the first step you have to undertake when getting into the rhythm of your new employment.  But once you have established your routine, how do you become visible and get noticed on a regular basis?

Here are some strategies for the workplace:

Feb
06
2015

What are your strengths and weaknesses? - Employer viewpoint on why they are asking this question.

Feb
04
2015

In last week’s blog issue we discussed a common topic: what to do when you are a recent graduate without any work experience.

Jan
28
2015

“We would love to have you but really, we are looking for someone with a little more experience”.

“Unfortunately, at this time it’s not a good fit”.

“We have decided to not go ahead with the hiring at this moment but we will keep your resume on file”.

Jan
21
2015

Canadian statistics show it takes the average person 4-9 months to secure employment. So, how does one stay committed and motivated to their job search? Here are some quick pointers.

Jan
14
2015

How do you react under pressure? Whether you are put on the spot while selling a product, answering questions, making a presentation or even attending a meeting, speaking your thoughts in unexpected situations can be a skill that you might have to master.

Jan
07
2015

Did you know that …

1.     Monday is the most common sick day. Except in Australia, apparently, where the most common sick day is Tuesday.