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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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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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Employment

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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I’ll Take Any Job

Written By: Marc Belaiche, CA Many times when I ask a jobseeker what kind of position they’re looking for, the response is “I’ll take anything”. As a jobseeker, there are challenges with this approach, and this article looks at the pros and cons to consider when seeking a new position. PROS Showcase your talent Demonstrating […]

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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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Management Capacity

Can you manage it? It is one thing to be given responsibility, as a manager. To supervise others is an immense task. It requires a strong character, even when there may be a difference of opinion.  In all circumstances, you should only manage according to your capacity to do so to the maximum of your […]

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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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