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The best part-time jobs of 2015 (and what they pay)

Peter Harris| Mar 4, 2015 10:16 am


Here’s a look at the year’s best part-time and temporary jobs – along with how much you can earn in a variety of creative, technical, and seasonal roles.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student,
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Five reasons to look for your 2015 summer job now

Kevin Makra| Feb 18, 2015 03:25 pm


Looking out the window today it is hard to imagine if summer will ever come. However, the deadline to apply for many of the best summer jobs is fast approaching. Here’s why you should be lining up your summer gig today.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
The top 10 hottest jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Hiring trends: Ten hot jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Peter Harris| Feb 17, 2015 12:09 pm


While demand for talented workers is expected to increase steadily throughout 2015, here is a quick look at which fields can expect to see the fastest growing pay cheques – and ten hot jobs to watch for.



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The top 10 jobs that will hire you straight out of university

The top 10 jobs that will hire you straight out of university

Peter Harris| Feb 13, 2015 01:25 pm


If you are planning your studies specifically for the current job market, these are the fields where workers are such in demand that grads are snapped up as soon as they receive their credentials.



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Restaurant industry is Canada's top job creator in 2014

Canada created 121,300 jobs in 2014 – here’s where most of them are

Peter Harris| Feb 3, 2015 08:36 pm


Here’s a snapshot of where most of the job creation was last year – along with the most commonly held first jobs of Canadians.



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How to get employers to give you a chance in an industry where you have no experience

Peter Harris| Jan 30, 2015 12:57 pm


Looking to make a career transition? Here’s how you can show value to an employer in a new field where you have little or no previous experience – without asking someone to just gamble on you.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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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.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
GenY-Girl

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,
The 13 essential skills most often listed in Canadian job postings

The 13 essential skills most often listed in Canadian job descriptions

Peter Harris| Nov 26, 2014 07:41 am


Analysis of hundreds of entry-level job postings on Workopolis and other sites reveals which skills are mentioned most frequently – and how often they appear. Here’s what employers are looking for the most.



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The most common job titles for entry-level candidates

The most common job titles advertised for candidates with no work experience

Peter Harris| Nov 24, 2014 08:02 pm


According to a new study of Canadian job ads, less than one quarter of the employers would consider hiring candidates who have no work experience at all. So how can you get your career started?



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