30 12, 2014

Are You a “Dynamic Team-Player?” Let’s Hope Not.

December 30, 2014|Job hunting tips|

  It’s long become a known fact that over half (yes, half) of Canadians have pursued post-secondary education and, at the very least, over 20% of the market is filled with university graduates (a number that continues to rise daily).  Millennial (twenty-to-thirty-somethings) in particular are becoming more specialized, more skilled, more available for positions in [...]

16 10, 2014

I Just Checked Out Your Facebook Page!

October 16, 2014|Job hunting tips|

Yep. You sent me your résumé earlier today to apply for a position I am advertising and before calling you (or actually not) I Googled your name and checked out your ‘digital footprint’. I know that it sounds stalker-like and I used to scoff at the idea of looking up job seekers’ personal pages online. [...]