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First Jobs of Very Successful People


Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:00 AM

We tend to get hung up about our first job. Whether it’s a summer job or a full time gig, we worry that it won’t be in line with our goals and ambitions. Stop worrying ...

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Looking for that first job? A Recruiter’s Perspective


Sunday, May 14, 2017 9:30 AM

All kinds of new grads are being released in the wilds of the employment world this month.

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Six medals for Sheridan students at Skills Ontario competition


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9:00 AM

Sheridan students matched their best showing, bringing home six medals at the 28th-annual Skills Ontario competition held May 1 to 3, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Centre. The event – the largest skilled trade and ...

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Practice, Practice, Practice – Tips for a Better Interview: A Recruiter’s Perspective


Sunday, May 7, 2017 9:00 AM

I heard a fantastic phrase last week. One of our senior sales leaders was talking with us about value propositions, enhanced authenticity and other eye rolling stuff. I was starting to glaze over when he ...

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Resume Review – Critical Action: A Recruiter’s Perspective


Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:00 AM

Shock and awe. That’s what happened this week. Shock and awe. I was preparing a group of resumes to send to one of my clients. As I reviewed that last resume, I found a typo.

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


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 ...


A Career Portfolio: Not just for Creatives


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


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 ...


Keep Your Enemies Close and Your References Closer


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?


Giving Notice – The Right Way


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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