Finding a Job

Everything you need to know about looking for a job, from writing a résumé to interviewing and networking!

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JOB SEARCH / DEC 17, 2018

What do you look for in a company? A large paycheque or compensation that includes generous benefits? Employees have different needs, and companies realise that they...
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CVS & RÉSUMÉS / DEC 14, 2018

When attempting to land a job, it’s no secret that most recruiters are primarily interested in your skillset. Indeed, it’s a simple truth that while personality...
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JOB SEARCH / DEC 10, 2018

Whether the competition is too fierce, you’re unwittingly making a serious mistake or two in your job search, or the lack of callbacks and interviews (and abundance of...
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JOB SEARCH / DEC 03, 2018

As any first-time jobseeker will undoubtedly tell you, landing a paid role isn’t easy – especially when you have no experience. Yet how are you supposed to gain any if...
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CVS & RÉSUMÉS / NOV 30, 2018

When your weekly pocket money fund has come to an end, you need to find another way to make some income, and that income will often come in the form of a part-time job...
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JOB SEARCH / NOV 28, 2018

You have painstakingly penned a cover letter, proofread your CV several times and completed an extensive 30-minute job application. You are excited, anxious and ready to...
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JOB SEARCH / NOV 26, 2018

A lemonade stand is perhaps the quintessential example of a seasonal job. A glass of cool and refreshing lemonade offers an oasis from the scorching summer sun and a...
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JOB SEARCH / NOV 21, 2018

At some point in our lives, we will all have to apply for our first job, and when we do, it’s likely that experience will be one of the prerequisites for the role. But...
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Your interview couldn’t be going any better. You’ve successfully got through all the tricky questions, bridged your employment gaps and left a great first impression on...
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JOB SEARCH / NOV 19, 2018

So, you spent the last few weeks going back and forth through a series of interviews for a job opening. The position may have been your dream job, a much-needed career...
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JOB SEARCH / NOV 15, 2018

You’ve probably heard a thousand times before that you should never leave a job without first finding another one, and in most cases it’s true! Although it’s never easy...
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JOB SEARCH / NOV 09, 2018

To get ahead in your job search, you need to make sure you’re pushing only your best self forward. And to do just that, you need to learn how to effectively market...
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