You may think you’ve got it figured out when it comes to job interviews. After all, how difficult can they be? If you’ve been called in based on an interesting resume, then surely you must be qualified on some level to fit the description. So why do you keep striking out when you get
For most people, one of the greatest challenges when it comes to networking is actually breaking the ice and knowing what to say. But the truth is that networking should really be a natural connection to build long-lasting business relationships. These connections can happen in a relaxed, casual setting just as well as they
Without a doubt, making a good first impression is a goal everyone strives for. Whether it’s meeting someone in the workplace or making a new friend – a first impression often lasts a lifetime. When you think about it, in the short amount of time a first meeting takes place, so much can
Hearing success stories about woman who have turned their lives from rags to riches is totally inspiring and can easily make you want to try even harder and reach even more for the stars. For some that jump to stardom or success comes easy – based on family money, connections or a long history in
I won’t tell you that going after your dreams is easy. Nor will I tell you that it doesn’t take a whole lot of hard work to get there. But I will say that there are some very simple truths about the entire process. You may be the very best at what you do.
Here’s a quick list of ten things not to do as a job-seeker. 1. Show up at a hiring manager’s office without an appointment before the interview. 2. After the interview send a very long thank you note that turns out into another autobiography of your achievements from elementary school to present. 3. Send an infographic as your
Are you new to Canada? There are certain things recruiters look for as indicators that you are suitable for the job you’re applying for. Most recent role – Most recruiters will try to figure out what your employment status is and why you might even be interested in a new role. Were you laid off?
1. Start networking with Professionals in your field Before you arrive It’s important to start researching and networking in your desired field before you arrive in Canada. A lot of professionals make the mistake of waiting until they arrive before doing this – but it’s a costly mistake. For one, you will be delaying much