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Join us as we discuss career development, resume and job search tips, upskilling and much more. This section is full of resources that we think you’ll find useful in every step of your academic and professional journey.

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5 Things You Need To Know About The Network Administrator Career!


 What Does a Network Administrator Do? A network administrator, sometimes also called a systems administrator, is responsible for keeping an organization's computer network up to date and running smoothly. Any company or organization that...

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5 Popular Career Paths For Hospitality Management Students!


Hospitality management is a broad industry, containing positions for people with many different skill sets. Whether you are just graduating from college or looking for a mid-life career change, hospitality...

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5 Tips to Help You Break Into A Hospitality Management Career!


The hospitality industry is a rapidly growing market in North America. Hospitality managers oversee the daily operations of the facility. Many professionals choose to begin their careers with vocational training...

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5 Common Job Search Mistakes (that are sabotaging your career) You Should Avoid!


Looking for a job can be exhausting, sometimes, we may not notice the mistakes we make while searching for a job. In fact, it’s not only entry-level job seekers who make rookie mistakes. Experienced job...

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How To Use Social Media To Benefit Your Job Search?


Social media is a powerful tool that connects you with professionals, hiring managers, and companies. Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have become essential platforms to demonstrate skills, develop...

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7 Skills Every Successful Community Support Worker Needs


According to Canada Association of Social Workers, social work (also widely known as community support service) is a profession concerned with helping individuals, families, groups, and communities to enhance their individual...

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5 Resume Mistakes Every Job Seeker Should Avoid


Job searching is no easy task, whether you’re just starting out or established in your career. One way to reduce job-search stress is to focus on the most important aspect...

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10 Smart Questions To Ask At The End of Your Interview


As the interview comes to a close, one of the final questions you may be asked is "Do you have any questions for us?" An interview is a two-way street. The interviewer...

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Do You Have What It Takes to Make a Successful Career Change?


Do you feel unsatisfied with your current job? Are you interested in a new career? People seek for career changes for many reasons: your life goal could have changed, you could...

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Interview Hacks: How To Answer “Why Should We Hire You?”


Every interviewer has his or her own unique style, but certain questions are universal. Other than the must-ask “tell me about yourself”, the question “why should we hire you” is probably...

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6 Tips To Help You Ace That Phone Interview!


Many companies use phone interviews as an initial employment screening technique. At some point in your job search, you'll be asked to participate in a 20 to 30-minute phone interview...

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Want To Be A Successful Healthcare Professional? Check Off These 6 Skills First!


The healthcare field is sprouting with opportunities while our aging populations continue to grow. We all know that healthcare professions require a great deal of professional education and career training with...

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