If you’re hoping to find a job as an auto assembler, you’re in luck. You live in the right place because Ontario produces more vehicles than any other area in North America. As a matter of fact, the province produced 15% of all of North America’s light vehicles over the past five years. But even… Read more »

You have every reason to feel nervous about your upcoming interview. From your perspective, that hour or so with the interviewer could determine a substantial chunk of your future—that is, where you’ll be working for the next five or ten years. And while it makes sense that you would be uptight, it isn’t something you… Read more »

The job duties of general labourers can vary as much as the industries in which they are needed. In the construction trade, it could mean cleaning and preparing a job site, unloading materials, setting up scaffolding, driving a forklift, or using any number of tools or pieces of equipment. They work in all kinds of… Read more »

MIG welders use metal inert gas (MIG) to join metal together. That’s the brief scientific explanation of what they do. But good MIG welders are part craftsman and part artist. Yes, they want their weld seams to hold up, but the really special ones also want them to look good. Those are the welders that… Read more »

If you’ve been working hard at your job but aren’t getting the recognition you think you deserve, that can be very frustrating. If you feel you’re worth more than you’re getting, it’s important to get the right people to agree with you. Remember, working hard is an essential factor in being promoted, but it’s not… Read more »

There’s a good chance that social media will play a part in helping you land your next job. According to a recent recruiting survey, 37 percent of recruiters found new hires through social media in 2016, and that percentage is bound to go higher. The bottom line: If you don’t have a social media presence,… Read more »

Trying to find a job can feel very rules-driven: Resumes and cover letter should follow particular formats and include certain data. Also, interviewers want good-sounding answers for conventional interview questions. With all this structure, people looking for work can quickly fall into the trap of becoming stiff and mechanical. While parts of an application ought… Read more »

Even with a good employment market right now, getting hired for a forklift job is no easy task and applicants should do everything possible to differentiate themselves from the pack. A great, well-written resume can go a long way of elevating you above other applicants and boosting your odds of getting that next forklift operator position…. Read more »

The standard job hunt involves a massive range of emotions: You’ll go rapidly from the highs of acceptance to the lows of rejection. For your job search and for your own sanity, you must be capable of keeping an even keel. So, how do you handle your feelings so that they are on your side,… Read more »

First impressions are a major part of any relationship, including professional relationships. A first encounter, which may last no longer than a just few seconds, sets the tone and a bad one can be very difficult to get over. For job seekers, a first impression can make or break your chances of getting the job… Read more »