How to Find a Career that’s Right for You

The process of finding a career can be a relatively quick one or one that lasts a lifetime. We must remember that each of us has a different career path–we all have have different skill-sets as well as job and life experiences that give us unique opportunities albeit at different stages of our lives. However,Continue reading “How to Find a Career that’s Right for You”

Researching: An Invaluable Skill-Set for A Job-Seeker

There are some skill sets we tend to overlook because they usually come naturally to us. Research or researching are terms that are associated with academia. But when we consciously reflect on it, we see that we do research on many things in our lives. If you don’t believe me take a look at yourContinue reading “Researching: An Invaluable Skill-Set for A Job-Seeker”

How to Use Labour Market Information in your Job Search

Whenever we start our job search we typically focus on the basics: getting a resume done and the applying for jobs online or in-person. But it is important to use data for our long term aims. One such piece of information (and relatively easy to come by) is Labour Market Information or LMI for short.Continue reading “How to Use Labour Market Information in your Job Search”

3 Ways a Career Resource Centre Can Aid in your Job Search

Career Resource centres (that is one of names they go by, but the name may be different in your area) are good places to go when starting your job search. They offer a variety of different resources when it comes to job search and career development. They have books, workshops, job search tools, consultants andContinue reading “3 Ways a Career Resource Centre Can Aid in your Job Search”

How to Research your local Job Market

Before diving full throttle into your job search it might be a good idea to do a little research on your local job market. Doing this can give you some insight on the biggest industries that are hiring in your local area as well as future trends of employment. It also gives you a perspectiveContinue reading “How to Research your local Job Market”

Choosing a Career

A job is a job. You make money, pay bills and survive. Its usually mindless work. Or something you don’t like doing. It is why it’s called work. Now with a career, it’s something completely different. It’s not work. It’s not what you have to do. Instead It’s something that you like to do. ButContinue reading “Choosing a Career”