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Look for a Job over that Hill: A Recruiter’s Perspective.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:30 AM

Last week, I had coffee with a former colleague who is about to head into a transition. She has been with her company for a long time and after some ugly corporate changes, they have ...

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A Career Portfolio: Not just for Creatives

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Monday, April 17, 2017 4:00 PM

It is pretty common for creative types to bring a portfolio of work samples to an interview. Little known fact: it can be very useful for many other positions too.

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Ontario Marks 50th Anniversary of College System

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Monday, April 10, 2017 6:15 AM

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Ontario’s College System, the province declared April 3 to 9, 2017 as Colleges Week and is making a new investment in each of Ontario’s 24 publicly assisted colleges ...

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Keep Your Enemies Close and Your References Closer

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Monday, April 10, 2017 6:00 AM

If someone offered you a job tomorrow and asked for a couple of references, would you be ready?

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Giving Notice – The Right Way

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Sunday, April 2, 2017 9:00 AM

You are beside yourself with glee. You have just accepted a fantastic new job. It checks all the boxes: people, scope, location and money. Yippee!

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Need to Refresh? Take a Course

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Sunday, March 26, 2017 9:00 AM

It’s spring and even though things seem almost out-of-control busy, I am going to sign up for a course. I have not decided what the topic will be but I am going to do it.

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Supporting Oakville Students in Learning a Skilled Trade

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 8:05 AM

Ontario is providing free training for students in Oakville to support successful careers in the skilled trades.

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You want to be a what?

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Sunday, March 12, 2017 8:00 AM

Spring is just around the corner and whether you are about to graduate or just itchy for change, there are many new and emerging roles and even, industries to explore.

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See a Great Job? Don’t Apply.

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Monday, March 6, 2017 8:30 AM

Picture this: it’s Sunday morning and you are sipping coffee while sifting through the job postings on LinkedIn. One of them catches your eye. You read it again. It looks like it could be just ...

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LinkedIn has a new look – this is not about that

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Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:15 AM

Sending out positive messages can have a positive effect on how others view you.

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