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How to Tailor Your Resume for a Specific Job

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Every opportunity is a little bit different. Every position requires a slightly varied mix of skills and experiences.   Meanwhile, your resume doesn’t give you much of a chance to introduce yourself to a prospective employer. You get one page (maybe two), which most HR personnel will glance over in a few seconds before making a judgment. You must provide […]

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Non-verbal interview mistakes

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You’ve received that coveted call for a job interview and now you are taking time to prepare some solid answers to possible interview questions so that you can land the job - but you’re missing one key component. Your verbal responses, although incredibly important, aren’t the only things hiring managers are paying attention to in […]

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Preparing your first resume

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​Click the ​picture above to see Sari Cantor on CTV Morning Live OttawaWriting your first resume is exciting, but it can also be a bit intimidating. You might be unsure of where to start and what to include but the good news is, having a clear strategy can help you craft a great first resume […]

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Kick-starting your career search

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Click the image above to watch Recruiting in Motion - Ottawa's Sari Cantor​New year, new job: one of the most common mantras for job searchers in January. The time of new beginnings and self-reflection can be a great period to evaluate your career and think about your future goals, both personally and professionally. But even […]

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How to approach your boss for a raise

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​Click the image above to watch Recruiting in Motion - Ottawa's Sari Cantor on CTV ​Morning Live Ottawa​In general, talking to your boss shouldn’t be too daunting. You likely do it everyday, but when your salary is involved you might start to feel uncomfortable. As we approach the end of the year, many are feeling […]

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