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Job Search – Some Tips to Beat the Competition!

Are you convinced that you are the ideal candidate for the desired position, but you are not the only person being considered? Here are some tips to make an active search and raise you up above the fray. Identify your “unfair advantage” The concept comes from entrepreneurship. To succeed in business, says author and entrepreneur […]


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Find your Next Challenge with an IT Recruitment Firm

In the IT sector, recruitment is often done through an agency, which acts as an intermediary between the candidate and the company. Here’s how to work with a recruitment agency If Albert has not kept his LinkedIn profile up to date, it’s because he doesn’t want to be bombarded with messages from recruiters while he […]


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How to Measure an Employee’s Potential

It’s hard, from just reading a CV, to know whether you are betting on the right candidate. For many years, employers and recruiters have focused on the criteria of skills and performance. What if the key to finding the ideal employee is found elsewhere? “Rather than insisting on looking for people with the ideal skills, […]


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How to Explain Frequent Job Changes to an Employer?

Although employees are in favour of the practise of frequent job changes, employers, on the other hand, see it as an inability to be engaged and a risk of losing new arrivals too quickly. 57% of Canadian workers believe that changing jobs on a regular basis can be beneficial, especially in terms of salary. At […]


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10 Tips to Make a Good First Impression

The first impression left with a potential employer can be decisive. Here are 10 tips to to avoid harming your entrance onto the stage, beyond the well-known “firm, but not too firm” handshake. The first impression is crucial Why is it important to make a good first impression? Because it lasts a long time and […]


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After Sending your CV, Should you Follow up?

Wait quietly for the recruiter’s call or go a step ahead of the news? Following up your application is often highly recommended, provided you do it right. Explanations and advice from an expert. According to Mélanie Hébert, employment consultant at Orienthèque, the first step is to check that your file has been received. “This confirmation […]


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Social Profiles have Become as Important as a CV

When seeking a job, having an online profile has become indispensable. Some recruiters even consider it as important as the resume itself. Is this the end of the traditional CV? “The biggest mistake a candidate can make is to not keep his online profile up to date,” says Michael O’Leary, regional director at Accountemps in […]


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Have you Thought About Thanking the Recruiter?

The hiring interview is over, you move on hoping to have news one day… That’s the attitude most candidates adopt, but did you know there’s another option? Thanking the recruiter, send a message to thank him or her for the attention they gave to you and to take the opportunity to multiply your chances of […]


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Lights on The Passive Job Search

The hours tick by on the clock in your office. Again today you felt like you were dying slowly. You cannot keep on with this job, but you don’t have the finances to quit without having a Plan B. How do you discretely search for a new job? Lights on the passive job search. According […]


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How to Search for an International Job?

Do you want to work in a luxury hotel in Bora Bora? Here are some tips to search for an international job.   The first question is, is it the same sending your CV here or elsewhere? The answer is yes. “The format for CVs is pretty standard, no matter which country you are in,” says […]


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7 Awesome Job Search Resolutions for 2018

Whether you have been seeking a new job for several months or whether changing company is part of your good resolutions for 2018, you will have to take some initiatives to find an offer that suits you and convinces employers. Here are 7 awesome job search resolutions for 2018. 1. I will review my CV Whether […]


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Should Graduates Prefer SMEs or Large Companies?

For many graduates, wondering about what type of organization they would like to work in still seems to be a minor issue. Yet the daily working life in a SME generally is completely unrelated to that in a multinational. How are you to choose the type of organization that suits you best? Each type of […]


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