John Brandwagt
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John Brandwagt

John is a Practice Leader at Inteqna. He’s been working in IT Search in Calgary since 1997. He works best with selective job seekers—those who excel at what they do and enjoy their current jobs. Since they don’t have time to look for themselves, he helps them find their dream jobs. From a client perspective, he helps organizations find the talent that will propel their business. John is involved in several of Calgary’s technical user groups and has held board roles in non-profit groups. He is a single dad of four boys who try to beat him at every physical activity from hiking to rugby.
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31 Oct

HOW TO MAKE THE BEST USE OF A SALARY GUIDE?

Posted by John Brandwagt

The different types of engineering and technical industries across Canada have experienced dependable growth over the past decade in sectors. Mining, petrochemical, construction, and even aerospace sectors have grown consistently throughout much of 2018.

This has resulted in an increase in demand for skilled engineers and technical workers across Canada. 2018 witnessed record low unemployment rates ever in the history of Canada.

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10 Oct

The 4 Elements of A Chronological Resume

Posted by John Brandwagt

First things first – do you know what a chronological resume is? Well, in simplest terms, it is a resume type wherein your work history is listed in chronological order. This means that you list the most recent position or your current job role in the resume first.

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19 Sep

HOW STAFFING AGENCIES IN CANADA HIRE IT ENGINEERS?

Posted by John Brandwagt

If you’re an IT engineer looking for a job then you’ve landed on the right page. As per a recent survey, there is a shortage of over 182,000 skilled IT engineers in Canada and still businesses are not able to find the right talent to fill those vacant position. In such a job market, staffing agencies specializing in IT recruitment go along way in helping both candidates and employers.

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5 Sep

6 STEPS TO NAIL A PHONE INTERVIEW

Posted by John Brandwagt

Congratulations! You got a call for a first round interview. This means your resume was well-drafted and you had optimized it for applicant tracking system too. But you don’t know much about the types of interview questions or the kind of information the recruiter is seeking. Don’t fret about it. We all go through this phase.

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29 Aug

TIPS TO SCREEN YOUR RESUME BEFORE APPLYING FOR A JOB

Posted by John Brandwagt

Backed by research, we now know recruiters only spend six seconds on an average to scan a resume. Six seconds is all it takes for an employer to decide whether you’ll be considered for the type of job advertised or not. When the window of opportunity is this small, every word on your resume matters.

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Topics: IT Jobs, resume tips




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