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The 5% Rule for Investing in Yourself

Upgrading your skills is one of the best investments you could make. Individuals who invest in themselves often see plenty of benefits. For example, increased productivity, greater self-confidence, satisfaction in life, and career success. Continue reading to learn more about investing in yourself and how the 5% rule can help guide your development. What is

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Newcomer Questions: Do You Need a Survival Job?

Skilled newcomers have plenty of career opportunities in Canada. At the same time, many newcomers with international experience have difficulties finding jobs related to their desired field of training. It’s common to hear about stories of Doctors, Lawyers, and other skilled professionals who end up working in survival jobs after immigrating to Canada. Continue reading

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Advance Your Career with Contract Work

Many Canadian immigrants and job seekers prefer full-time occupations because of the stability. On the other hand, contract work is often undesirable because of its uncertainty. In reality, contract work is a normal part of the Canadian workforce. A part that can often help advance your career. Why do companies choose contract positions? There are

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What Should I Know About Phone Interviews?

Also known as a screening interview, phone interviews are used by employers and recruiters to short-list you for an in-person interview. During a phone interview, you answer questions about your relevant work experience, qualifications, and salary expectations for the job. When and why are phone interviews used? Phone interviews are often used as the first

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4 Tips to Rid Your Resumes of Grammar & Spelling Mistakes

There is nothing more frustrating than realizing you have spelling mistakes or grammar errors on your resume after you had clicked the “Apply” or “Send” button. Research shows that your resume can end in the “pass” pile if the HR recruiter or the hiring manager notice misspelled words on your resume. Avoid the frustration of

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