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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 ...

Want to discover (or re-discover) your sense of purpose at work? Here’s how

BY LEAH WEISS For us to make the greatest impact at our jobs — and also feel the greatest satisfaction — we need to tap into work’s deeper meaning, says Leah Weiss, a compassion expert and researcher. For humans, purpose can be a matter of life and death. As Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl wrote in Man’s ...

The perfect answers to 10 common job interview questions

By ABBY ROSKIND, Career Contessa REGARDLESS OF YOUR INDUSTRY, A JOB INTERVIEW FOLLOWS SOME PARTICULAR PATTERNS. TRUST US, SOME OF THE SAME, TIME-WORN INTERVIEW QUESTIONS WILL SHOW UP. We’re going to skip over the obvious job interview questions, such as “Why do you want this job?” or “What do you know about Company X?” Most ...

How to answer ‘What is your weakness?’ in a job interview

By DEBRA AUERBACH | April 10, 2018 LET’S BE HONEST–EVERYBODY HATES THIS QUESTION. BUT YOU CAN STILL ANSWER IT RIGHT. Survey a group of job seekers about their least favorite interview question, and the consensus typically is: “What is your biggest weakness?” It’s seemingly impossible to provide an adequate response to a question like this. ...