28 May

How IT recruiters help you find the best candidate

Posted by John Brandwagt

With different types if information technology job opportunities opening up in Canada, hiring managers are struggling to find the best match. The issue of shortage of skilled IT experts in Canada has been compounded with the nation’s record 40-year low unemployment rates. If there ever was a candidate-driven market, this is it.

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4 Jan

5 Interview Tips from IT Recruiting Companies

Posted by John Brandwagt

Everyone knows the general techniques that make for a successful interview experience. Dress to impress (but not too flashy), practice answers to common questions beforehand, do your company research…but are there any interview strategies that we might have misperceptionsabout? Just the same as resume writing, you can never sharpen your interview techniques too much. Specifically considering that interviews for IT positions concern questions and interview styles that are more specialized, you want to be ready for any scenario.

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Topics: Job Search
26 Aug

How to Sell Yourself as a Job Candidate

Posted by John Brandwagt

For those of us who aren’t naturally outgoing or charismatic, having the ability to sell yourself as a job candidate might not come easy. Sometimes it takes a bit of practice to market yourself effectively to employers, even if you’re fully confident that you’re the best person for the job.

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Topics: Job Search
1 Aug

How to Differentiate Yourself as a Job Candidate

Posted by John Brandwagt

Differentiating yourself as a job candidate can be difficult, especially if you’re interviewing at a larger corporation or for a very competitive role. Hiring managers see a lot of people walk through their door, and in order to land the job of your dreams, you need to find the best strategy to blow your competitors out of the water.

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Topics: Job Search
19 Feb

How to Improve Your Job Search in 2016

Posted by Simon Delisle

If you’re entering into the job search in 2016, there are a few things that you need to know in order to successfully find a placement in your chosen field. Job seekers have had it rough over the last few years, with the hiring process most often being a buyer’s marketplace. But things are starting to look up in 2016, as more than 75% of hiring managers expect to hire more in the first half of 2016 compared to the last half of 2015. Learning how to sell yourself in the right ways can help you navigate your way into a fresh start with a new job, so here are a few tips on how to improve your job search for the upcoming year.

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Topics: Job Search




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