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Jimmy Huynh

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Where Are They Now: Anitha Haridas

By | Alumni, Success Story

A love for chocolate instilled by her parents sent her on a journey filled with perseverance, promotion, and more love.

She learned how to knit from YouTube so she could send out resumés in small, yellow onesies. She thought creative application packages aligning with companies’ brands would generate return calls. She was right, but fate directed her elsewhere. Read More

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Matchmaking: Selecting the right employee

By | Employer

In anticipation of the approaching National Matchmaker Day, we’re blogging a two-part series on matchmaking for employers and matchmaking for jobseekers.

You’ll spend as much time around your new employee as you will with your significant other. You’ve prepared a set of questions you’ll ask the candidate on the first interview. You hold core values you’re looking to find in that person. You have a type in mind (Foodie? Traveller? Gym rat? Tech whiz?) If you say you don’t, you’re probably lying. Read More

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“I just returned from vacation. How do I survive at work?”

By | Employer

Whether you planned a road trip with the kids across the province, or scored a sweet deal across the ocean and saved thousands, you’re still going to pay – through emails, voicemails, and exhausted males and females who covered for you. So, if you scheduled one last getaway before the September hiring spree, follow these strategies to discourage yourself from skipping your next vacation: Read More

Dog Days of Recruitment

By | Employer

Slower than extra-inning baseball games, more discouraging than sold-out concerts, and as infuriating as the traffic encountered driving north…­­­­ it’s the dog days of recruitment, when the interest of your stockpiled warm candidates will never exceed the heat of the dog days of summer. No one outside the recruitment world understands what you’re sweating through. Read More

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Handshaking Etiquette

By | Jobseeker
Recently graduated or moved to Canada? If you’re going on interviews or attending networking events (or meeting your future in-laws at weekend brunch), you must master the art of handshaking. In recognition of National Handshake Day, our team offers their best handshaking etiquette tips, so never again will you lose the job before the interview even begins. Read More

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