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We’ve got you covered: Building an effective cover letter

Posted February 10, 2016 in Resume & Cover Letters
The cover letter has become an important piece of the job application package over the past few decades. If done well, your cover letter is your ticket to getting the all-important interview. Many unsuccessful applicants wonder what they did wrong, when they have the right skills and experience for the position. The issue might not be the qualifications, but more about how they were presented in writing.
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Making the most out of your summer job

Posted February 01, 2016 in Resume & Cover Letters, Job Hunting
When you’re in your final years of high school, or in college or university, you might be thinking ahead about your future career. For many young people, preparing for their future occupation is mainly tied to their education. This is often a factor when deciding what schools and programs to apply for, or what courses to take next semester. This is important, of course, but then why are you flipping burgers in the summer when you really want to be a nurse?
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Build a resume that works for you

Posted January 11, 2016 in Resume & Cover Letters
When applying for a job, whether it be an entry- or high-level position, your resume is what will ultimately determine whether you will be considered for an interview or not. Your resume shouldn’t just tell the employer who you are, but also why you are well suited for the position. If you’re applying to 10 positions, you need to have 10 versions of your resume
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Why Your First Job Should Be in Sales

Posted January 07, 2016 in Career Advice, Career Choices
When you’re young and looking to enter the workforce as a full-time employee for the first time, there are many avenues you can take. Many new applicants seeking employment in their field (related to their education, interests and skills) struggle to demonstrate that they have the experience and know-how to do the job right.
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CEUs: Ongoing Professional Development in Licensed Careers

Posted December 14, 2015 in Career Advice
The term “CEU” stands for “Continuing Education Unit” and is a unit of educational credit equal to ten hours of participation in a program designed for professionals with certificates or licenses to practice various professions. These are sometimes referred to as “CECs” as well – continuing education credits.
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Fastest Growing Occupations in the United States, Canada, and the UK

Posted December 14, 2015 in Career Choices
Recruiters will likely be hiring in the healthcare or retail and customer service industries in 2016. Based on hiring demand data from WANTED Analytics, these are the fastest growing occupational categories across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
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