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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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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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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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Professional Syndrome

While some people may hold themselves in high esteem, for having completed a professional designation through post-secondary study; this air of superiority is an illusion. Do you know if you are affected by the professional syndrome? Is there really any career, other than a profession, such as a doctor, lawyer, engineer or pharmacist, for which […]

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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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How to Work on Great Projects

As a starting point towards great projects, one must pre-qualify inquiries for service. Learn how to work on great projects by following a thorough pre-qualification system. When a potential client sends one an e-mail, or calls one, to request one’s services, one should request particular details about the project, before agreeing to accept the client. […]

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