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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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Volunteering: Is working for free worth it?

A couple of weeks ago, I bumped into a colleague who works next door. She asked me how I was doing, we started chatting, and I mentioned some volunteering activities I am involved in. “Oh, do you do all that work for free? Why would you do that?” She replied with a disapproving grimace. Her

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Three Ways Strategic Volunteering Elevates Your Career

No matter the type of job seeker you are, whether you have recently lost your job due to COVID-19, are employed yet bored and finding yourself seeking meaningful activities, returning to work after a long absence, intending on making a career change but unsure where to start, job searching may seem like an impossible endeavor. And

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How to Create an Awesome LinkedIn Profile

  LinkedIn is a professional networking site that enables you to interact globally with your connections and conduct research on companies and people. You can also look for jobs advertised by other members, and find out who, within your network of connections, provides a link to a hiring manager in your target company. Creating your LinkedIn

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