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Checking References Very Important

By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA In a previous article, I wrote about tips on conducting proper reference checks (see http://www.cpasource.com/employerGlobal/initViewArticleAction.do?id=104002&lang=en_CA). This article covers why reference checking has become a vital step in the hiring process for all organizations. Tougher Job Market Given the economic downturn of recent years, some job seekers may be more likely […]

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Hiring More Experienced Employees

By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA Some estimates indicate that Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) currently account for as much as 46 percent of the Canadian workforce. In addition, according to Statistics Canada, it is likely that one out of every four people in the labour force will be 55 years or over by […]

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Finding the Perfect Candidate – Is there one out there?

Finding the Perfect Candidate – Is there one out there? By Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA There is often talk of candidates looking for the perfect job but not as much is written about companies seeking the ideal candidate for their open positions. This article will share some tips on what you can do to find […]

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Tapping the Hidden Job Market to Find Candidates for Your Open Positions

By: Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA & Joseph Thomas Whether driven by the need to explore and diversify a company’s approach to recruitment or find ways to cut costs, employers may consider a variety of staffing techniques to find good candidates. This article offers suggestions on how companies may tap into the hidden job market. Social […]

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Effective Techniques for Filling Open Positions

By: Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA & Joseph Thomas A major challenge for many companies is trying to find suitable candidates to fill open positions. There are many options available, and there is no right or wrong answer as to which are the most effective techniques for filling open positions. Depending on the organization, one method […]

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How to Be Effective in the Job Search Process

The onus of a solid job search process rests with an applicant. Learn how to be effective in the job search process. While seeking employment, one should, first of all, be sure as to the type of work one wants to accomplish; including specific duties and working hours. Knowing one’s skills and abilities and how […]

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How to Have Best Interview

Interviews are perceived as being apprehensive experiences, for both job seekers and hiring managers, alike. Perhaps they are strategies you can employ to make your interview better. Let us consider options on how to have the best interview. These initial meetings do not need to be showcases of tension and anxiety. Instead interviews should be […]

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How To Get the Job You Want

If you are really interested in obtaining a specific job or career opportunity, be sure to apply correctly. Submit your application in the prescribed form, or according to the process set out, for so doing. Indicate your desire to work in the defined role, and showcase your talents with great enthusiasm, on your Career Profile […]

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Workplace Etiquette Pointers

Special Entry By Adeodata Czink- Owner of Business of Manners businessofmanners.com Getting along with others in the workplace is a crucial skill for career success. Here are a few pointers for smoothing over any rough edges.           Get into the habit of being punctual. Nothing bothers other employees more than you getting […]

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New Job First Ninety Days

Written By: Marc Belaiche, CA Congratulations! You were hired for the new job and proved you were the best candidate for the position. Now comes the next challenge − the probation period. With any new position, no matter what level, the first 90 days are crucial. This article outlines some ways to make a positive […]

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