Online presence could affect job seeker’s hiring chances and salary: York U study

Looking for a job? You may need to polish your online image first. A York U study suggests a job seeker’s online presence can have a profound effect on their chances of getting hired and their starting salary – especially for women. Jennifer Harrison, a York University graduate (now a professor at NEOMA Business School ...

10 summer job search tips for students

10 summer job search tips for students
Believe it or not, if you’re a Canadian student, there’s about six weeks left in your Winter semester. The summer job is on the horizon and coming up quickly. If you haven’t found a place to get some work yet, Maclean’s Josh Dehaas is here to help! With tips on everything from cracking the hidden ...

Calling all graduates: create your own job

Calling all graduates: create your own job
By Ron McGowan The biggest mistake graduates make in their search for employment is putting all their eggs in the traditional job basket. They assume that someone will offer them a job, and when that doesn’t happen, many end up unemployed, or underemployed. In these uncertain times, even if an employer is interested in you, ...