With summer vacations ending and September hiring season approaching, jobseekers need to prepare now to stay ready for the hiring spree. To separate yourself from the competition, these are some checkboxes to ensure you’re ready for next month. Read More
Employees want to work from home – and you should let them. Your company saves money. The newest generation entering the workforce highly values a shorter commute and working from home. As more employees face life commitments traditionally unfamiliar to employers – like having to care for both young children and aging parents – they require more flexibility in their work lives to accommodate for the demands in their personal lives. So, how does letting your employees work from home save your company money? Read More
In recognition of National Talk in an Elevator Day tomorrow, we’re discussing what makes a strong elevator pitch. It’s called the elevator pitch because you should be able to finish your pitch in the span of a typical elevator ride. While most people stand in silence or browse on their phone, these are occasional opportunities to make an introduction and connection with someone new in an elevator ride – however, you’ll often deliver your elevator pitch at a networking event, job fair, interview, or on your LinkedIn profile. Read More
Career Edge is excited to announce the launch of its new partnership with the Ontario Cannabis Store!
“The partnership between Career Edge and the Ontario Cannabis Store will provide a meaningful experience for interns as they launch their careers. Career Edge continues to assist people by helping to eliminate barriers to employment – and with partners like the OCS embracing the paid internship model, it effectively lays the foundation for Canada’s future workforce. We are thrilled to partner with the OCS,” said Vice-President, Business Development Jeff Lazenby. Read More
Harkanwal Sra is a skilled newcomer from India who arrived in Canada in February. After completing only two months of his one-year Career Edge paid internship at Bell as a wireless accessories planning analyst, the award-winning telecommunications company hired him as a full-time, permanent employee. Harkanwal holds a Bachelor of Technology from Punjab Technical University and an MBA from the University of Oregon. Read More
Rohan Thakkar is a skilled newcomer from India. Upon completion of his four-month Career Edge paid internship at Celestica as a tax analyst, he’ll remain at the multinational electronics manufacturing servicer as a full-time, permanent employee. Rohan holds a Bachelor of Commerce in accounting and finance, and a certificate in taxation. Read More
Informational interviews aren’t about getting a job. They’re opportunities to learn inside information from someone more experienced about a role, field, or company that you can’t find through online research. Sometimes, they result in getting a job, but approaching an informational interview with that single expectation will likely result in disappointment. Read More
coming ending and more recent postsecondary graduates are coming. As the winter semester concludes, there’s been an increase — for the eighth consecutive year — in graduates receiving a credential (certificate/diploma/degree) from a public post-secondary institution.