Useful news, advice, tips and resources

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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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6 Job Interview Tips for Recent College Grads


When you're a recent college graduate, interviewing can be a challenge. That's especially true when you're interviewing for entry level jobs in a new industry you have minimal to no experience...

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6 Entry Level IT Jobs to Start Your IT Career!


IT Support Specialist An IT Support Specialist is someone who provides assistance and technical support to either businesses or consumers that are experiencing technical, hardware, or software issues. They are responsible...

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5 Must-Have Customer Service Skills You Need to Succeed


There are certain customer service skills that every employee must master if they are forward-facing with customers. Behind the scenes of every customer service interaction, there are a handful of skills...

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6 Common Interview Questions and How To Answer Them!


Many of the questions that employers ask at job interviews are standard interview questions. If you interview frequently, you’ll start to accumulate your own question bank and corresponding answers. During...

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What is a Job Referral? 5 Facts About Referrals


Looking for a job can be a stressful time. It may be disheartening to check job boards, apply, and then never hear back. To beat this cycle, it’s best to...

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5 Most Desirable Personality Traits Employers Look For


Hello, job seekers! You’ve polished your resume with the most relevant keywords, you’ve tailored your cover letter to fit the employer’s preference, and you’ve probably already brushed up on interview body...

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6 Tips To Keep You Job Search A Secret!


In a day and age when it’s becoming increasingly common to move on from one job to another, many people are always passively job searching, or always open to new...

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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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