Canadian employers take workplace safety seriously. The Canada Labour Board has put policies and procedures in place to keep workers safe on the job, but when it comes to real life, in-the-moment dangers, the actions of employees like you are the last line of defence. True workplace safety is a group effort. It’s up to… Read more »

Finding out that you didn’t get a job is never easy. Especially if you thought your interview went well, it can be very disappointing to find out that an employer hired somebody else. However, even though rejection is tough, you can learn a lot from an unsuccessful job interview. And you can still build a… Read more »

Taking an annual vacation is necessary for every employee. We all get burnt out eventually, and a vacation is an opportunity to rest, relax, and recharge. But did you know that many North American workers do not use up their allotted vacation days for the year? Whether they are afraid that they will fall behind… Read more »

A resume is the single most important document for a job seeker. While your cover letter is of course useful too – for introducing you to a prospective employer and for demonstrating that you’ve done your homework – nothing compares to a resume. Your resume lists your experience, education, skills, and certifications. In other words,… Read more »

Everyone gets stressed at work from time to time. It’s an inevitable fact of life that some days will just be tougher than others. One of the best strategies for managing your stress-levels at work is to incorporate a few de-stressing techniques into your daily routine before something triggers you. That way, you’re always ready… Read more »

The only thing more nerve-racking than a job interview is your first day on the job. You achieved your goal. You secured a position. But now the real pressure is on. More than ever, making a good impression is critical. First days are a whirlwind. You’re meeting co-workers, getting a tour of your new work… Read more »

Assembly worker jobs come in all shapes and sizes and can be found in a range of different industries. In the automotive industry, working on the assembly line is a flexible, in-demand role with plenty of room for growth. In general, most automotive companies are looking for assembly workers with some degree of experience with… Read more »

Many interview questions are familiar no matter what type of job you’re interviewing for. “Tell us about your past experience.” “Describe an obstacle you’ve faced in the workplace and how you overcame it.” “What are your professional goals?” Other interview questions, however, can leave job seekers completely stumped. Often “Why do you want to work… Read more »

  There’s an old saying that you should dress for the job that you want, not the job that you have. But how do those rules apply in a job interview? If you’re interviewing for a job in a business environment, it’s a no-brainer that you would show up for the interview wearing classic business… Read more »

Arrive on time. Give a firm handshake. Make eye contact. Chances are you’ve heard these job interview tips many times before. And there’s a good reason for that: they all matter. However, there’s another often overlooked part of interviewing for a job that’s just as important as these more well-known ways to make a good… Read more »