Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows
  Toronto, September 03, 2014— The vast majority of graduates of Ontario’s undergraduate university programs are getting well-paying jobs in their fields soon after graduation, the latest government survey shows. More than 93 per cent of 2011 undergrads had jobs two years after graduation, up from 87.4 per cent who were employed within six months ...

The ultimate networking blueprint to finding a job

The ultimate networking blueprint to finding a job
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.  –Robert Frost Networking is one of the best ways to carve out the “less traveled path” to your dream job. Developing those personal connections gives you an up on competing applicants by establishing common ...

University Works: 2014 Employment Report

University Works: 2014 Employment Report
Some encouraging words to recent university graduates from the Council of Ontario Universities blog: A university education works. In a report prepared by the Council of Ontario University’s own Cecilia Brain, Economist and Senior Policy Analyst at COU, it’s clear that university students are well equipped for career success at the time of graduation. University ...

Salary increase forecast for Canada in 2014

Salary increase forecast for Canada in 2014
By Mark Swartz, Published on Monster.ca Wages of employees in Canada are set for another modest rise in 2014. Salaries are expected to increase, on average, by 2.8 per cent. This outpaces our country’s forecast economic growth of just 2.5%. More importantly, it beats inflation, which should hover below two per cent for the year. ...

Four online tools to help you practice job interviews

Four online tools to help you practice job interviews
As hiring managers compare your resume, cover letter and online presence to the needs of the position, you’ve survived several layers of candidate screening. You’re feeling confident as you’ve made it to the job interview. But are you really ready? Practice interviews should be part of your preparation strategy! You probably won’t be able to ...