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The Importance of Your References

1 in 3 Job Candidates in Canada Removed from Consideration Following Reference Checks It may be a job seekers’ market, but candidates still need to have everything buttoned up for their search, including a solid reference list, or risk being passed over. In a new survey from global staffing firm, Accountemps, senior managers in Canada ...

Understanding the Intention Behind Each Question

By: Chris Cheung Interviews can be terrifying. It is terrifying, as it is hard to predict what the interview questions will be like. More often than not, the hiring managers like to ask questions about our past experiences. If we have not prepared a story or two to cope with this, we sit tongue-tied. Behavioral Interview Questions ...

The Make-Or-Break Moment In Any Job Interview: Asking the Right Question

By DAVE COPELAND   You did your research, got a good night’s sleep and answered every question in the interview thoughtfully and articulately. The time you have with the hiring manager is winding down and there is just one more question. “Is there anything you’d like to ask us?” Hiring experts say this may be ...

NEW Hospitality Career Catalyst Program in Trenton

The Career Catalyst program will prepare you for employment and set you on a career building path in the growing and exciting hospitality and tourism industry. Gain the essential skills and obtain certifications to not only enter the field, but to grow your career! To apply, you should be: • Currently unemployed or underemployed • ...

Hunting for a job? Be careful what you post

By CAROL WOLF   Think before you post, job-seekers: Your potential employer is likely watching your social media feeds.    Seventy percent of employers said they look what job candidates post on their Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and other accounts, according to a survey by CareerBuilders. Fifty-seven percent of companies said they have ruled out hiring ...

Ontario First Province to Pass Pay Transparency Legislation

Changes will Advance Women’s Economic Empowerment and Build Fairer, Better Workplaces Ministry of Labour Ontario passed legislation today to increase transparency in hiring processes and give women more information when negotiating compensation that is equal to their male peers, making Ontario the first province in Canada to do so. Starting on January 1, 2019, Ontario ...