Monthly Archives: November 2015

Unemployment Update – The 2016 Canadian Economy and Job Growth Forecast!

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Unemployment is going down. So, how does your job search look in 2016? Believe it or not, it’s nearly the end of 2015! It’s been a long year, with a lot of changes to the Canadian economy and job market, and 2016 is already setting itself up to be a big year for Canadian employment. We’ve seen a lot of positive gains in the American job market, now that the United States is enjoying its lowest unemployment rates since 2010. But what does the Canadian unemployment rate look like? Here are some charts and figures to help you visualize the…

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5 Tips For Harnessing The Power of Social Media in your Job Search

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Managing your social media presence in the professional world can be challenging. Take a moment to see how to set yourself up for future success! Social media can be one of your biggest networking tools, however it can often feel like an obstacle course. In today’s technology-driven age, it is common for future or current employers to look you up on various forms of social media to see how your extracurricular interests and activities relate to your professional life. As people are increasingly using social media platforms for both personal and professional reasons, it is in your best interest to…

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Leaders Wanted!

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But where do you apply for a Leadership position? Everywhere! Leaders can take many forms, and while most people might think of their boss, or of a particularly inspirational CEO to be the archetype of a natural leader, we have news for you: You have what it takes to be a leader, too! It takes more than holding an impressive title in your workplace to be a leader, but so often those who hold “power positions” within a company are presumed to be leaders. Today we want to open your eyes to the concept of group dynamics, and illustrate that…

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Update Your Resume Today. Start Here!

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Removing, reshuffling, and reaffirming your resume can be the key to the future of your career – but how do you know you’re on the right track? Most web resources dedicated to employment will go on at great lengths about resumes, as if some magic phrase or a specific arrangement of words will move a company to fling open its doors to you. Resumes, however, aren’t an exact science. What may result in rejection from one company might be exactly what another company is looking for. It’s a careful game of touch-and-go, but where do you start?, And most importantly,…

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