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Professional Development

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Interviewing

Rocking Your Job

For Students

Professional Development

Professional Development

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January 1, 2018

14 Strategies to Boost Your LinkedIn

Approximately 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find talent. Will you get their attention? Follow these tips to get noticed: (more…)
Professional Development
January 1, 2018

Soft Skills Most in Demand

Got every hard skill required for the position? Work on those soft skills! Think about which ones you need to develop or improve, because managers value soft skills. Often, it’s…
networkingProfessional Development
January 1, 2018

16 Tips Before You Start Networking

About 85% of jobs are filled through networking, so if you don’t meet or talk to anyone, your chances of getting a job are slim (~15%). Don’t like those odds?…

Cover Letter & Resume

Cover Letter & Resume

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January 1, 2018

Why Write a Cover Letter

In the time it took you to reach this page from our homepage, the hiring manager’s already stopped reading your cover letter. That’s because they spend an average of seven…
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January 1, 2018

Resume Checklist

Looking for a job can be a daunting task, but there are some things that could make the process easier and more rewarding. If you're in the process of applying…
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June 22, 2010

Top 4 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

By guest contributor, Najia Alavi, Marketing Manager, Career Edge Organization Drawing from professional and personal experience, Najia shares some insights about some mistakes people do when it comes to resumes,…

Applying for Jobs

Applying for Jobs

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January 1, 2018

13 Ways to Beat the Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant tracking systems  (ATS) disqualify about 75% of applications INSTANTLY after they're submitted. What’s an ATS? It’s software that many employers use to accelerate the hiring process by organizing, screening, and filtering…
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January 1, 2018

Best Times to Apply for Jobs

Slow and steady doesn’t always the win the race. If you see a job you’re interested in, apply quick. That doesn’t mean clicking ‘submit’ right away – it means not…

Interviewing

Interviewing

Interviewing
September 27, 2022

7 Essential Salary Negotiation Tips to Get What you Want

This is a guest post by Tania Doshko  In today's fast-paced world, changing jobs is no longer perceived as a taboo and is more of a way to challenge yourself…
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January 1, 2018

Video Interview Checklist

If you dread video interviews (like how the average millennial dreads voice calls and prefers text messages), think of them as opportunities, not obstacles. Video interviews showcase your personality and…
Interviewing
January 1, 2018

How to Dress for Success

Dressing for an interview can be just as important as the experiences on your resume. Which is why today we’re covering the in-and-outs of dressing for success. In the year…

Rocking Your Job

For Students

For Students

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January 1, 2018

12 Things You Must Do Before Graduation

Most post-secondary students finish school with regrets – don’t be one of them! Make sure you complete this list before graduation: (more…)
For Students
January 1, 2018

How to Get Hired Before Graduation

It’s not impossible to get hired before you finish school – many students do it. Domenic Sgambelluri, our Alumni of the Month for October 2017, did it. This is his advice…

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