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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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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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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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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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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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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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