Interview Tips

Interview Tip

Posted on September 15, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview Tips

Before you head out to go to an interview, double check the time and address. Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before your scheduled meeting. Be sure to leave extra time to account for traffic and to find parking. If you arrive too early, don`t go in right away. Arriving 10 minutes early shows you planned […]

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Interview Tips

Interview Tip

Posted on September 8, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview Tips

Before you go for any job interview, spend some time researching the company online. Check out the company`s website and social media presence. Do a Google search to see if any relevant news articles come up. Go on LinkedIn and search for people who work there. Review the LinkedIn profiles of the people you are […]

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5 Career Boosting Moves

Posted on August 18, 2016
Categories: Candidates

Check out this article from Forbes.com on 5 Career Boosting Moves You Still Have Time to Make in 2016! Could your career use a boost? I suspect most of us have been guilty of setting career goals at the beginning of the year and then running out of the time needed to achieve the goals before year end. How many […]

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Happiness Happens Day

Posted on August 8, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Clients

It’s Monday. Summer is already halfway over. And it’s my first day back to work after two weeks of vacation. It could be a bad day…but it doesn’t have to be! August 8th also just happens to be “Happiness Happens Day”, a day created with the aim of spreading the joy of being happy, and […]

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So…”Why Are You Leaving Your Job?”

Posted on June 28, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

How Not to Answer “Why Are You Leaving Your Job? One of the toughest questions often asked in a job interview is “Why are you looking to leave your current job?”. It’s important to be ready to answer this question in a way that is truthful, but doesn’t make you look like the type of employee who […]

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Summer is Coming!

Don’t Pause Your Job Search for Summer

Posted on June 9, 2016
Categories: Candidates

Don’t Pause Your Job Search for Summer! Summer will soon be here! With the warmer weather, you may be tempted to put your job search on the back burner. It’s understandable (especially in Canada where we relish all the warm weather we can get!) to avoid anything that might interfere with your summer plans, but in our experience it’s […]

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Best Questions a Candidate Can Ask

Posted on May 31, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Clients, Interview & Resume Tips

We found this article on LinkedIn to be very helpful for both candidates and clients. From the candidate perspective, it gives you some great questions to ask at the end of an interview. For our clients, check this out for some suggestions on how to answer some of the tougher questions you might get asked […]

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The Power of a First Impression

Posted on May 31, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

Never Underestimate the Power of a First Impression! When you are searching for a new job, the first impression you make with someone can be a very powerful factor in determining whether you make it to the next step in the selection process. A positive first impression might keep you in the running against other […]

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Video – Biggest Interview Fails

Posted on May 30, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

Sometimes the best of intentions can lead you astray in job interviews! Check out this video from FastCompany for some cringe-worthy examples of what NOT to say in a job interview.  

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