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Life Plan – Is there one for you?

I used to work for a company that provided career coaching and job search assistance. One of the services we offered clients was a Market Evaluation Report. This document gave job searchers a glimpse at the future of their career and their place in it. We researched wages, employment projects, training opportunities and vacancies or […]

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Gateway to Finance

This is the Gateway to Finance for New Canadian Professionals  How does an international banking professional begin their career here in Canada? By pursuing the gateway to finance professional can achieve success. To land on the right foot, a financial professional, from a foreign marketing background, must start out in a non-traditional role. Embarking on […]

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Changing Career Path

The Changing Career Path – How the Workforce is Changing and What you Need to do About it By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA and Nicole Paloucci The workforce is constantly evolving and employees need to keep up with it. Temporary workers are on the rise, and even preferred by some employees. According to Statistics Canada, […]

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Mobile is Impacting Recruiting Needs

How the Shift to Mobile is Impacting Recruiting Needs By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA and Nicole Paloucci The number of job seekers using their mobile device to search for jobs has risen significantly over the last few years. By converting your job postings to a mobile-friendly version, you can increase the number of potential applicants. […]

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Social Media for Work

Using Social Media to your Advantage to Find a New Position By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA   Social media is here to stay, and when it comes to searching for a job, more people are finding opportunities through these channels.   This article will give you some tips on how to use social media to […]

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Pluses and Minuses Volunteering

By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA Whether your work experience is rich or minimal, there are many advantages, and some disadvantages, of volunteering if you are searching for a new job. This article explores both sides. Pluses Learn a new skill Volunteering is a great way to learn or develop a new skill that otherwise may […]

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When Does the Interview Actually Start?

Featured in TorontoJobs.ca Newsletter for March 2013 Be confident at all times! Hold your head high – stand tall. When you are invited by an employer to an interview, you should know with certainty that you have been selected. When you are invited to a party or celebration, you believe you received the invitation because […]

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Maintain life and work balance

By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA & Joseph Thomas The 2012 National Study on Balancing Work and Caregiving in Canada, a survey of over 25,000 employees from public, private and not-for-profit organizations, found that nearly two-thirds of Canadians work more than 45 hours a week. The study also found that the level of life satisfaction among […]

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After Applying for a Job

By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA & Joseph Thomas This article offers great advice for the process to follow after applying for a job. Active job seekers spend a great deal of time searching through job boards, recruitment sites and other employment resources in the hopes of finding positions that match their skills, knowledge and experience. […]

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Tips, Traps and Tactics for Job Seekers

By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA & Joseph Thomas There is a high probability that many job seekers have heard the following phrase at some point during their search: ‘90% of jobs are not advertised’. However, based on current trends and an article by The Wall Street Journal (January 9, 2013), this number is estimated to […]

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