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Interview Questions You’ve Been Asked (as told by Career Edge)

By | Job Seeker

Employers require interviews with candidates to assess their skills, personality, thought process, ability to handle pressure, leadership potential, and fit. Some interviews are conducted in-person, while others are conducted through online video. Some require testing, while others require a portfolio. Some involve one interviewer, while others involve meeting the team. Getting a job requires going through an interview, answering questions, and perhaps answering ‘nontraditional’ questions.

Here are some nontraditional interview questions Career Edge team members have been asked: Read More

The Career Edge CAF Team

By | CAF, General

Every Remembrance Day, we honour the courageous men and women serving in the Canadian Armed Forces, helping to preserve our longstanding values and beliefs. We’d like to honour and express gratitude to our own Career Edge team members who have served, or are currently serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. Here are their stories: Read More

Youth Unemployment Plunging (but Employment Isn’t Rising)

By | General

Canada’s youth unemployment rate dropped to 10.3 per cent in September, but the decrease doesn’t equal what it suggests.

More youth aren’t getting jobs. They’re leaving the workforce and going (or returning) to school, with 56 per cent of Canadian youth enrolled full-time.

Does more education increase their employability upon graduation, or delay the inevitability of another painful job search? Read More

Serving Our Country: From Military Service to Civilian Employment

By | CAF, Employer

“I was able to bring a unique set of skills and experiences to my civilian employer,” said Roy Liang.

Two years ago, as the Canadian Armed Forces Reservists’ paid internship program’s inaugural hire, Roy completed a six-month, paid internship on Apotex’s talent acquisition team. He successfully integrated into the civilian workforce and launched his career.

As did Andres Lapena at RBC. And Ian Kroetsch at Tjene. And many other Canadian Armed Forces Reservists serving our country. Read More

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