interview

Newcomer to Canada? Here’s some advice for you – PART 2

2019-12-24T15:32:52-05:00

In PART 1 we described some basic aspects of getting acquainted with the Canadian culture and job market. In this portion we'll dig a little deeper on different things you can do to get a job in Canada. There's no magic formula, but these actions will definitely help! General advice on job hunting Recognize that looking for a job takes a lot of hard work... looking for a job is a full-time job. It takes time and therefore patience. Develop a clear idea of what your dream job is and what you really want to achieve professionally. What are your [...]

Newcomer to Canada? Here’s some advice for you – PART 22019-12-24T15:32:52-05:00

Webinar: Debunking the ‘No Canadian Experience’ Myth

2019-12-10T11:11:17-05:00

The concept of ‘No Canadian experience’ is a myth perpetuated by those who know you will admit it and then walk away. The next time you hear such a statement, counter that notion with solid reasons why employers could benefit from the diverse skills and talents you have as well the value of your international experience. This webinar helps you identify strategies to overcome your lack of Canadian experience. It focuses on the value you will bring to employers and why your international experience is a competitive advantage. It offers insights on how to refocus your resume, cover letter, and [...]

Webinar: Debunking the ‘No Canadian Experience’ Myth2019-12-10T11:11:17-05:00

What should I know about phone interviews?

2019-12-09T22:12:02-05:00

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP This article was originally published in the PrepCan, online pre-arrival employment services website, https://prepcan.ca/ Also known as a screening interview, phone interviews are used by employers and recruiters to short-list you for an in-person interview. During a phone interview, you answer questions about your relevant work experience, qualifications, and salary expectations for the job. When and why are phone interviews used? Phone interviews are often used as the first step of the hiring process for the following reasons: They are a cost-effective method for companies to short-list candidates. The telephone interview [...]

What should I know about phone interviews?2019-12-09T22:12:02-05:00

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

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