How you dress for a job interview can make or break your chances. The appropriate getup depends on the industry, the position for which you’re applying and the culture of the company. Insiders from across sectors give us the lowdown on what works for them.
Category: Job interviews
Be on time, sit up straight, prepare your stories, be confident, wear pants, don’t get drunk. Who can remember all that? We created this infographic of 100 job search tips, to help you make your best possible first impression.
Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Getting a summer job is a rite of passage for many youth in Canada. Early work experience is valuable to prepare you for future employment. The race for jobs has already begun; here’s how you can still land a great gig for the summer of 2014.
Category: Job Search Strategies, Student
Former Google employee Melissa Allen (who has since joined the ranks of the Workopolis team) reveals some insider tips on what one of the world’s most coveted employers looks for in the millions of candidate resumes they receive.
Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
IHOP fires waitress for not returning a $200 tip, then rehires her. Should she have had to return it? Let’s discuss.
Category: Career Dilemmas, Recruiting and Managing
Workopolis looks at how long it takes to find work, how many jobs candidates must apply for and how long it takes to hear back. A whopping 44 per cent of candidates never hear back after an interview.
Category: Advice, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Workopolis can see in real-time how many resumes employers look at, and how long they spend on each resume page before saving it or moving on. 80% of resumes don’t make the cut.
Category: Latest News & Advice, Resumes and Cover Letters
We’ve heard complaints from employers about ‘job hopping’ candidates who show no loyalty to their jobs. So the Workopolis team took a look at how long on average Canadians are staying in their jobs. It turns out that the way we work is changing quickly.
Category: Latest News & Advice