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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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How to get interview feedback

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​Click the image above to watch Recruiting in Motion - Ottawa's Sari Cantor on CTV Morning Live OttawaWe’ve all been there. You leave an interview feeling great, expecting that offer to come in the near future, and you’re met with disappointment when you don’t actually land the job. Although it might be tempting to ask […]

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Landing a Fall Internship

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If you’re a student looking for valuable work experience this fall, you’re not alone. As the summer starts to wind down, it’s definitely time to start lining up possible work opportunities. Internships are a great way to kick off your career, helping to build a network of professional contacts, references and mentors. Designed with students […]

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How to identify a great resume

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A resume cannot show you how a potential candidate presents themselves, or if they will be a good fit for your organization, but it still remains a good summary of a job-seeker’s skill-set and past work experience. However, with so many resumes coming past your desk, it’s important to know how to fish out the […]

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Parents Coming Back to the Workforce

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Being a parent is certainly a full-time, 24-hour and endlessly rewarding job. But there comes a time when many parents make the seemingly daunting transition back into the workforce, following some time off. After stepping away from your career, it can be difficult to get back into the habit of your daily working life, similar […]

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Job Hunting While You’re Employed

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It might be an awkward situation, but most of us will likely experience job searching while employed at least once in his or her career. Although it can be tricky, we have some tips to make it easier:1. Don't talk about your intentions with your coworkers  You might have a good relationship with your colleagues […]

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