AOLCC Blog

Useful news, advice, tips and resources

Welcome to the AOLCC Blog

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

29/09/2017

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?

27/09/2017

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

22/09/2017

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

19/09/2017

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

15/09/2017

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?

12/09/2017

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?”

08/09/2017

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!

05/09/2017

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!

01/09/2017

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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5 Ways To Get Closer To Your Dream Job

30/08/2017

Whether you are looking to land your first job out of school or to move up from an entry-level position, you need to be smart about your next job hunt...

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Canada’s Top 12 High-Paying In-Demand Job in 2017

25/08/2017

Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for your first job, or an experienced worker who’s searching for new career opportunities, I’m sure you’ve all wondered about the same things. “What...

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6 Ways Social Media Can Help You Land A New Job!

22/08/2017

If you’re a smart job searcher, you have probably already mastered everything there is to know about resumes, cover letters, interviews, and all of the other job-search basics. But are...

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