Job Search Strategies

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Develop this one skill that appears in 9 out of 10 postings for the most in-demand jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 29, 2015 08:51 pm


“Active listening” is one of the most sought after skills by employers. How much have you developed this skill? Here are some ways to be a better listener.



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Job Networking in Unexpected Places

Case study: Job networking in unexpected places

Kevin Makra| Jan 23, 2015 11:32 am


How a chance encounter leads to a surprise shot at a dream job. Opportunity can strike when you least expect it – if you’re prepared to seize the moment. Here are five traits for becoming a better networker.



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The most overused words in Canadian resumes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 21, 2015 08:42 pm


New report lists the most overused words in Canadian resumes. Are you “passionate”?



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The five basic job search dos and don’ts for getting hired faster

Peter Harris| Jan 16, 2015 10:38 am


If you’re just beginning your job search, and you’re looking for some pointers to get started, here are the very basics for successfully landing a job.



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The seven most successful job search strategies for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 15, 2015 07:42 pm


Surveyed career experts list the most successful job search tactics being employed today. Try these tips to successfully land the position you want.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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20 Twitter accounts every job seeker should follow for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 14, 2015 09:21 pm


Twitter is a goldmine of information and resources for your job search. Here are 20 career, job search, and recruiting experts you must follow to land the job you want in 2015.



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Things every job seeker and professional should know: how to tell a story

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 8, 2015 07:07 pm


Career and networking experts talk a lot about the value of listening. At the other end of the spectrum, though, is another important skill: the ability to tell a story.



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing,
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Twentysomething? Don’t ask for advice or a mentor this year

Nicole Wray| Jan 8, 2015 05:07 pm


To help you make the most of their year, one career counsellor suggests you think twice about getting a mentor, asking for advice, or even going online. Here are her tips for kickstarting your career in 2015.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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Five strategies for landing the job you want in 2015

Kevin Makra| Jan 6, 2015 09:10 pm


It’s time to ramp up your job search and adopt some great new habits. Land the job you really want with these five strategies.



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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 9, 2014 10:13 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. Here are just a few of the things they do that drive job seekers nuts.



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