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Category: Employment Tips

Job Search Tips for New Grads | 6 Great Ways to Stand Out

By Ashley Petrie on August 9th, 2016 in Employment Tips

You did your search. You looked for the perfect program that matches your skills and interests, all while ultimately landing you in your dream job. …Continue Reading

More Than +3 Years Experience: Why That Shouldn’t Stop You From Applying

By Sebastian Nguyen on May 11th, 2016 in Employment Tips

How often have you seen job descriptions asking for “more than 3 years experience”? For many new graduates, this phrase is one of the most disheartening things to read …Continue Reading

Top 5 Things Human Resources Look for in a New Hire

By Ashley Petrie on May 10th, 2016 in Employment Tips

Imagine you’ve just completed your education. Your vocational training is behind you and you’re ready to hit the ground running. …Continue Reading

If Leonardo DiCaprio Can Win An Oscar, Then You Can Find a Successful Career

By Sebastian Nguyen on March 1st, 2016 in Employment Tips

Just last week the internet exploded with meme after meme of Leonardo DiCaprio winning his first Oscar! Never has an actor been so previously glorified for NOT winning …Continue Reading

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Build Your 2015 Job Search Strategies

By Denisa Baltat on January 13th, 2015 in Employment Tips, Local News

Building your job search strategies is not always an easy process. First you should understand the current job market conditions and the best ways to drive your job search. For the past for years, LinkedIn has been providing analytical reports to help job seekers with their search and providing up to date recruiting trends. …Continue Reading


Job Hunting During the Holidays

By Denisa Baltat on November 26th, 2014 in Employment Tips

Despite what some of you may think job hunting during the holiday season is not such a bad thing. Here are a few simple tips to help you succeed in your job search and enjoy the holiday season all at the same time. …Continue Reading

Answering the Tough Question: “Tell Me about Yourself…”

By Denisa Baltat on October 22nd, 2014 in Employment Tips

The questions “Tell me about yourself” or “Walk me through your resume” are all too common in most interview scenarios. It may seem simple; since no one knows more about yourself than you, but make no mistake, you should build a strategy even when answering these types of questions. …Continue Reading

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Start Your New Job and Make a Great Impression

By Denisa Baltat on September 29th, 2014 in Employment Tips

You went through the application processes; you attended a number of interviews and finally got a great job offer. What’s next? How do you start your new job strong? How do you impress your supervisors? These are all questions that we ask ourselves when we’re about to start a new job, in a new environment, with new colleagues and new bosses. …Continue Reading


How to Think Like an Employer

By Denisa Baltat on September 16th, 2014 in Employment Tips

Most students don’t realize the importance of thinking like an employer or a recruiting manager and imagining what it’s like to sit on the other side of the interview table. They graduate school, start looking for jobs and automatically think about what they want to hear from an employer and what their expectations are. However, it’s essential to understand that the employers have their own expectations and are searching for specific answers when conducting an interview. …Continue Reading


The Immeasurable Value of a Work Experience Program

By Denisa Baltat on August 28th, 2014 in Employment Tips

If you’re considering going back to school or continuing your education after high school, you should think about a program that offers a work experience component. Whether it’s an internship, practicum or co-op, these are all names for a work experience program (WEP), but vary slightly in meaning. …Continue Reading