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Job Interviewing 101

Job Interviewing 101 | Career Education | Scoop.it
I'm a fairly recent grad, and as disheartening as this may be, it was nowhere near easy to land a job--or even an interview--after graduation. I blanketed resumes, stalked people on LinkedIn, and scoured through company's websites, only to receive no call back.
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The Anatomy of an Outstanding Résumé [infographic]

The Anatomy of an Outstanding Résumé [infographic] | Career Education | Scoop.it
A good résumé is vital to securing employment in today's job market. Discover ways to make your résumé outstanding so you're able to win over potential employers in a matter of seconds.
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Higher education elevated by co-op program’s working-world placements

Higher education elevated by co-op program’s working-world placements | Career Education | Scoop.it
VANCOUVER -- Imagine spending your third year at university advising a federal minister in Ottawa on events in Korea, Japan and Mongolia. Alex Chen, 21, had just that opportunity thanks to the University of B.C.’s Arts Co-op Program and a placement in Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.
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Experiential Learning is an important component of a students education...

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Infographic: See what Your Life at Work score means

Infographic: See what Your Life at Work score means | Career Education | Scoop.it
See what your QWL Score means to you, and how you rate against other across Canada
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More than 85% of new Canadian jobs came from one place: Alberta

More than 85% of new Canadian jobs came from one place: Alberta | Career Education | Scoop.it
When it comes to job creation in Canada, there's Alberta and then there's everybody else. The latest employment data for February showed that the oil-rich western province created an impressive 18,800 jobs, largely in construction, mining and oil and gas.
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Is this wake up call for the rest of the country still mired in slow growth ??

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5 Reasons Why A Career In eCommerce Is Hot Right Now | OgilvyOne Worldwide

5 Reasons Why A Career In eCommerce Is Hot Right Now | OgilvyOne Worldwide | Career Education | Scoop.it
Brian Fetherstonhaugh, Chairman & CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, shares why he believes that a career in eCommerce is hot right now.
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Applying to a company that's already turned you down

Applying to a company that's already turned you down | Career Education | Scoop.it
Applying to a company that's already turned you down - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com
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For career practitioners and students this is a topic that has come up many times.....

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5 Myths about Introverts and Extraverts at Work

5 Myths about Introverts and Extraverts at Work | Career Education | Scoop.it
“Raise your hand if you’re an introvert.”During two different years, I made this request to more than 200 MBA students at Wharton. In 2011, only a few students raised their hands. In 2013, more than
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The only surprise is myth number one... check it out if you're into MBTI and PT Theory.

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Drawing Boundaries Around Internships

Drawing Boundaries Around Internships | Career Education | Scoop.it
Student internships have come in for criticism over the past year, drawing fire for putting pressure on students to work long hours for little or no pay.
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Nice distinction between co-operative education and internships.  Do you think internships should be paid ?

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You probably haven’t prepared for this type of interview

You probably haven’t prepared for this type of interview | Career Education | Scoop.it
Apply these tips to perfect your scheduled – or unexpected – phone and video interviews.
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A Guide to the Job Market in 2034

A Guide to the Job Market in 2034 | Career Education | Scoop.it
Here's a handy guide to the job market in 2034.
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Is this the future of work?  What do you think?

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How to Get Hired When You Are Just Starting Out

How to Get Hired When You Are Just Starting Out | Career Education | Scoop.it
No experience? No problem. Side projects and tailored applications can help overcome your lack of work history.
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Be creative and and confident in sharing your abilities with prospective employers.....

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A Troublemaker’s Manifesto: The Benefits of Wandering

A Troublemaker’s Manifesto: The Benefits of Wandering | Career Education | Scoop.it
That fear you feel when you don’t know what’s next? Embrace it.
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Career Development 101.....

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Anatomy of a Job Interview | Daily Infographic

Anatomy of a Job Interview | Daily Infographic | Career Education | Scoop.it
Graduation time is just around the corner, and the local news is rampant with stories about college graduates who do not have a job. In my opinion, there are just too many people in the world and we need some form of population control to keep the job market strong.
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Will (Not) Work for Free: The Perils of Unpaid Internships - Kent Employment Law

Will (Not) Work for Free: The Perils of Unpaid Internships - Kent Employment Law | Career Education | Scoop.it
Nearly a year has passed since a Vancouver-based digital media company responded to online allegations of illegal employment practices by ending its unpaid internship policy. However, despite the furor that surrounded HootSuite’s posting – and pulling – of ads seeking free labour, the Canadian Press reported as recently as last month that unpaid internships are …
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What is your view on "unpaid" internships ?

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An Expert From Reitmans Explains How To Turn Retail Experience Into A Career

An Expert From Reitmans Explains How To Turn Retail Experience Into A Career | Career Education | Scoop.it
Whether you're looking to develop a long-term retail career or land your first job in the industry, you can benefit from some insider advice.
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Why job seekers can't ignore LinkedIn or Twitter - Macleans.ca

Why job seekers can't ignore LinkedIn or Twitter - Macleans.ca | Career Education | Scoop.it
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Social media, careers and recruitment....

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Rethinking the Role of College Career Centers for Humanities Graduates

Rethinking the Role of College Career Centers for Humanities Graduates | Career Education | Scoop.it
Numerous studies indicate that the skills produced by a quality liberal arts education correspond precisely to what employers seek beyond technical training. The ability to articulate, write, apply quantitative methods, use technology, and work in a ...
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The convergence of social media and mobile recruitment

The convergence of social media and mobile recruitment | Career Education | Scoop.it
In today's war for talent, it’s not just about being active on social media and embracing mobile recruitment - it’s about modernizing your entire recruitment process to be truly competitive.
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The disruptive technology that is changing the face of recruitment....

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Tips for Automating Yourself Into A New Job | Forward Focus »»»

Tips for Automating Yourself Into A New Job | Forward Focus »»» | Career Education | Scoop.it
A blog focusing on the many facets of continuing education, online learning, corporate training, workforce development, community education, and learning as it effects and supports the lifelong learner. Xenegrade supports and promotes the variety and extensive professional knowledge of those working in this vast market.
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Here are a few basics to help you with your job search.....

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Millennials Feel Trapped in a Cycle of Internships With Little Pay and No Job Offers

Millennials Feel Trapped in a Cycle of Internships With Little Pay and No Job Offers | Career Education | Scoop.it
Unpaid internships are the bane of millennial workers with high aspirations.
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5 reasons why you shouldn’t work too hard

5 reasons why you shouldn’t work too hard | Career Education | Scoop.it
�Why do we work so hard?" actor Neal McDonough asks in a commercial for a luxury car.
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The virtues of working smarter.......not harder.

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Simple Tips To Boost Your Career And Find Your Dream Job

Simple Tips To Boost Your Career And Find Your Dream Job | Career Education | Scoop.it
There are some simple things we can do to steer our career into the right direction and find the next dream job. As we now live in a world where we can collect and analyse data on everything, we can
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The resume that makes for a top executive

The resume that makes for a top executive | Career Education | Scoop.it
A new study provides a snapshot of the demographics and career trajectories of Fortune 100 executives.
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The changing boardroom...

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The Key to Being a Creative Leader? Job Security.

The Key to Being a Creative Leader? Job Security. | Career Education | Scoop.it
When we feel secure in our new position, it can free us to take bolder, more innovative action.
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