It’s already well-known that the wrong kind of social media posts can wreck your chances of receiving a job offer. Recruiters are increasingly searching the internet for information about potential employees. Despite your accomplishments, negative posts could result in someone else getting hired. Did you also know that if you are already employed, your negative… Read more »

Do you know someone who claims to be happy at their job? Are you happy? If you or many of the people you know are dissatisfied at work, you have lots of company. Statistics show that more than a quarter of the workers in Canada are not fully satisfied with their jobs. That statistic may sound… Read more »

If you have been searching for a job for many months, and have sat through what feels like countless interviews, you might have lost your zeal for the whole process. That’s understandable, but if it’s affecting the way you approach each new interview, you probably won’t be getting a job offer anytime soon. While too… Read more »

Temporary work: It can last for a few days or a year or more. Sometimes it even turns into a permanent position. No matter the length of the assignment or the type of work you’ll be doing, a temporary job can be exciting, especially if it’s your first job in a while. It can also… Read more »

You’ve probably heard the term “job hopper” more than a few times in your life, and each time you heard it, there were negative vibrations attached to it. There could be good reasons why someone works at several jobs in a relatively short time. They could have been laid off, taken temporary assignments, or worked… Read more »

Great news! You’ve been invited to a face-to-face job interview! You’re understandably excited about meeting and making a favorable impression on the interviewer. You know you have the skills and experience they are looking for, and you’re confident that you can convince the hiring manager that you’re a perfect fit for the job. You may… Read more »

The interview for that manufacturing opening seems to have gone very well. You had prepared by researching the company and by practicing your answers to the questions you anticipated the interviewer would ask. Now that the interview is winding down, the hiring manager asks you one last thing: “Do you have any questions for me?”… Read more »

Creating a company culture based on the values and initiatives that you believe in is the most important way to create an environment where your current employees stay and potential new employees want to work. Below are expert ways to make changes – sometimes tough ones – to your company culture that last and improve… Read more »

If you’ve been searching unsuccessfully for a permanent job for what seems like an eternity, the thought of taking on a temporary job has no doubt crossed your mind. But you probably dismissed it quickly as being of no value. After all, the idea of accepting a job that will end shortly is hardly exciting… Read more »

Do you want to have a safe 2018 at work? Silly question! Of course, you do! Your loved ones depend on you for your paycheck and for all those activities that go along with being part of a family — amusement parks and Blue Jays games in the summer, ice skating and Maple Leafs games… Read more »