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Where are the jobs in Ontario?

Recently, I had a conversation with Trudy, the Western Regional Coordinator for Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation (CCWI)  and she was excited about job prosperity in our province. She told me that there are lots of jobs in Ontario and in areas that I would not...

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Focus on your cover Letter

When addressing a job posting, Focus on what you are writing to make the reader want to look at and read your letter with good content. Below are 4 steps to include in 4 simple paragraphs. What position are you applying for? You must identify the position you are...

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Can You Identify with your Resume?

Recently, I had a client come to me and she told me that she can not identify with her resume it does not reflect who she is or what she can do for her next employer. When I reviewed her old resume after talking with her, I saw the resume was focusing on a different...

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Are you too old to change careers?

I believe as we get older we acquire more skills, knowledge and interpersonal skills. Many old workers are not aware of their wealth of information they possess in their heads.  I remember I heard a HR manager mention as their company’s employees were getting to...

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New Grad looking for work?

As a new, recent or future graduate, your job search may be extremely difficult, as you may not have sufficient work experience to work in your chosen field. Tips for writing your resume: Create a mission statement of what you can offer you new employer which will...

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Are you a good “Fit” for your next employer?

I always hear Human Resources Managers speak that they are looking for the right fit for their needs. As a jobseeker, do you fit the company? For anyone in career transition, you must make sure that your next employer is the rite fit for you. As a job seeker this fit...

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Is Fear holding you back in your Career?

Recently, I met a new client who was very interested in changing jobs then, she emailed me and told me she had changed her mind. My instinct was that fear of looking and starting a new job was the main reason for her decision, as originally, she expressed she was not...

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My Resume is not Working!

Why is my resume not working, check out the below helpful hints to improve your resume to get an interview? Are you using keywords, action verbs in past tense and industry terminology? Are you editing your resume for each job posting? Are you illustrating you can do...

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Attention University Grads

Attention University Grads The pressure is on as what do you do next?  You must study for final exams and complete those last assignments before graduation. Basically, you have three choices: apply for a master’s program, look for a job or consider a different career...

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