Resumé Templates From Canva

Resumé Templates From Canva

In today’s competitive job market, it’s more crucial than ever to differentiate yourself from other professionals and candidates vying for the same positions as you. And it all begins with your application and resumé, your first and sometimes ONLY, best foot forward! Canva is a tool loaded with enough easy-to-use features and functionality that allows […]

Building Your Network With Successful Coffee Meetings

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Coffee can do much more than just wake you up in the morning. Networking over a couple of cafe lattes is ideal for busy schedules, so step away from your office and enjoy more face time. Consider these ideas before you schedule your next coffee meeting. How to […]

Take a Leave of Absence Without Derailing Your Career

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition For most of your working life, you’ll probably juggle your responsibilities at home and the office, but sometimes personal issues demand your full attention. Maybe you’re expecting twins or undergoing major surgery. Maybe you’re leading a trip to Africa or going back to school temporarily. A leave of […]

Ask These Questions Before Accepting That Job Offer

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition When times are challenging, it’s easy to tell yourself that you’ll take any job you can get. However, it’s generally wise to be prudent. Accepting a job offer can alter the course of your life. You may have to move to a new city and adapt to a […]

Look Professional in Meetings

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition There are millions of formal business meetings each day in Canada and the United States. That time around the conference table can be a waste of time or you can turn it into your opportunity to shine. When you learn how to look professional in management forums and […]

Rebuild Confidence After a Job Setback and Boost Your Career

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Job setbacks can shatter your self-confidence and make it difficult to stay positive. Luckily, however, they don’t have to ruin you or your career. You can rebuild your confidence again and get your career back on track…Follow these strategies: Click here to read the full and original article […]

7 Success Tips for Changing Careers

7 Success Tips for Changing Careers

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Weather forecasters can’t reliably predict the weather three days from now. How is a 22-year old supposed to pick the right career for the next 40-plus years? Most of us will and do contemplate a career change at some point. It might be a conscious decision or the […]

14 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Advance Your Career

14 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Advance Your Career

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition This weekend, take a break from your job, but give your career a boost. Try these 14 simple things you can do to advance your career online and offline. They’re all quick enough to squeeze in between Friday and Monday while still giving you plenty of time to sleep […]

Workopolis’ JOB INSIDER Tool

Do you have what it takes for the job you want? Workopolis’ free “Job Insider” tool is an easy-to-use career planning tool that gives you valuable insights on the most popular jobs. Just start typing in a job title, choose from the populating list of similar/matching titles, and in seconds you will learn for each […]

Back to Basics: Networking Inside Your Company

Back to Basics: Networking Inside Your Company

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition The internet makes it so easy to connect with someone in Sydney, Australia you may forget about the guy or gal in the next cubicle. However, the colleagues who work by your side each day provide some of your best opportunities for developing close friendships and gathering constructive […]