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How Can a Volunteering Experience Benefit my Career in Canada?

2019-12-08T11:27:01-05:00

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP This article was originally published in the PrepCan, online pre-arrival employment services website, https://prepcan.ca/ You have heard it before. Volunteering is a way to acquire work experience in Canada and even to get a job. While volunteering might not guarantee you a job, it could significantly improve your probabilities when you follow these simple tips. 1. Look for a position with similar responsibilities to the job you are seeking Identify organizations that have a structured volunteering department and recruitment process. Apply only to roles with responsibilities close to the ones you want in [...]

How Can a Volunteering Experience Benefit my Career in Canada?2019-12-08T11:27:01-05:00

How to Write a Resume that Gets You Job Interviews

2019-12-26T12:01:00-05:00

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP This article was originally published in the PrepCan, online pre-arrival employment services website, https://prepcan.ca/ The purpose of your resume is to get a job interview. That is why your resume has to be tailored to the job description, achievement-oriented, and error-free. Here’s how you can write a resume that gives the employer confidence in inviting you to interview. Gather your keywords. When you read the job description, write down the keywords that are used most often, and then include them in your work experience bullet points. Hiring managers and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) [...]

How to Write a Resume that Gets You Job Interviews2019-12-26T12:01:00-05:00

What should you know about virtual interviews?

2019-12-24T15:43:23-05:00

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP This article was originally published in the PrepCan, online pre-arrival employment services website, https://prepcan.ca/ As competition for jobs keeps increasing, companies look for cost-effective ways to short-list you when you apply for a job position. It has then become common for employers to conduct virtual interviews where they can assess your non-verbal communication and your level of comfort with technology. That is why it is crucial for you to become comfortable with virtual interviews. What is a virtual interview? A virtual interview is a web- based method used to shortlist job candidates. It is [...]

What should you know about virtual interviews?2019-12-24T15:43:23-05:00

Become Unstoppable: Network your way up into the Canadian Labour Market

2019-12-24T15:38:10-05:00

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP This article was originally published in the PrepCan, online pre-arrival employment services website, https://prepcan.ca/ Meet Miguel Abascal: Immigrant to Canada (2010), Project Manager in the financial industry, relentless volunteer, and co-founder of UnstoppableMe. You have a lot in common with Miguel: You are immigrating to Canada, you want to work in your area of expertise, and you can be unstoppable. Networking opens doors and volunteering is a master key Networking is the #1 career advice you will often get. It is not only a Canadian trend, but it has also always been the [...]

Become Unstoppable: Network your way up into the Canadian Labour Market2019-12-24T15:38:10-05:00

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