The Do’s and Don’ts of Job Searching on LinkedIn

The Do's and Don'ts of Job Searching on LinkedIn
Yes, LinkedIn can be the solution to your job searching woes, but wait right there. You need to get your profile up to snuff and put a game plan in place before you begin your LinkedIn job hunting campaign. Here’s your guide for the right way to update or create your profile, build your network ...

Change the World: Careers Where You Can Truly Make a Difference

Change the World: Careers Where You Can Truly Make a Difference
There’s a common misconception that community service is an extracurricular activity — that helping others and changing the world are luxuries best pursued on the weekend, or at the end of a long day of shuffling papers at the office. But wanting to make a difference isn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of thinking ...

Where The Jobs Are

Where The Jobs Are
Labour market predictions show that the majority of future jobs will require a university degree. So where are the jobs? See the list of occupations that are predicted to experience labour shortages in the coming years in this infographic by the Council of Ontario Universities. Download an accessible PDF version here.

Open New Career Doors with a Second Language

Open New Career Doors with a Second Language
Infographic submitted by Shane Whelan of ULearn Text Version Available Below Open New Career Doors with a Second Language In an ultra-competitive jobs environment, having something extra on your CV is always a bonus, particularly if it is a second language. Further Your Career….With a Second Language: Opportunity to specialise in a specific area such ...

The ideal application

The ideal application
By James Michael McDonald. Originally Published on JobPostings.ca On average, 250 people apply for every job. Now that it’s time to start applying for summer jobs and post-graduation work, that statistic should worry you. There are countless people looking for work all the time, which means there will always be competition. Despite your qualifications, education, ...

How you can turn your seasonal retail job into a full-time gig

By Sara Menuck, Originally published on TalentEgg.ca Getting a job is tough at any age, but it can feel especially difficult when you’re young and still in school – or even fresh out of it! Scoring that seasonal retail gig over a busy holiday season feels like a home run when it happens. From October ...

Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher

Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher
Karen Kong had a long journey before she secured her job as a supply teacher with the Toronto District School Board! We’ve included a brief snippet of her story below, and you can read her full work story – from graduating York University’s concurrent education program to volunteering to job placements – on WorkStory.net! …I ...