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 Things You Need to Know About A Marketing Career

09/06/2017

What Is Marketing? At its basic level, marketing is about determining the value of your product or service and communicating that information to customers. Yet a career in marketing can...

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5 Tips To Help You Re-Enter The Workforce After A Long Break

06/06/2017

Just as there are many reasons to leave your job, there are many reasons why you may choose to go back to work. For many individuals, financial standings may be the main...

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5 Things You Should Put On Your Resume!

02/06/2017

Your resume, also called your "CV" sometimes, is your most important tool when applying for a job. It constitutes your first impression before meeting the recruiters in person, and it breaks...

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4 Skills You Need to Succeed as A Medical Office Assistant!

30/05/2017

Medical office assistants are trained professionals working in a role that requires them to provide customer service when working with patients, as well as administrative support for medical facility staff. A medical office...

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5 Keys To Success In The Hospitality Industry

23/05/2017

The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the field of service, which includes bars and restaurants, conference and events, amusement parks, hotels, transportation, travel, and many more. It takes a...

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A Day in The Life of a Personal Support Worker

19/05/2017

Personal support workers are devoted to help vulnerable members of their communities thrive. If you want to make a real difference in the lives of others, a career in personal...

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4 Benefits of Being a Personal Support Worker!

17/05/2017

Abundant Opportunity and Job Security With the aging population, the tremendous increase in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing...

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5 Qualities of A Successful Immigration Consultant

12/05/2017

An Immigration Consultant is a professional who provides support, advice and legal help to people who wants to come to Canada for study, work, travel or business purpose, or immigrate to Canada...

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5 Tips for Writing an Effective Cover Letter

09/05/2017

Don't Repeat Your Resume A lot of people write cover letters as if they were paraphrasing their resumes, which is absolutely WRONG! Instead of just repeating yourself and rewrite what...

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Interested In Working With Students? Become An Educational Assistant!

05/05/2017

What is the Role of Educational Assistants? Educational Assistants are valued members of the school team. Educational Assistants (EA), also known as Teaching Assistants (TA) work alongside teachers in elementary, secondary,...

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5 Things You Need To Know About Event Planning!

02/05/2017

What is Event Planning? Do you enjoy planning events and activities for your friends or families? If the answer is yes, event planning might be a suitable career option for...

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5 Life-Changing Habits of A Successful Job Seeker!

28/04/2017

Networking Maybe you hesitant to network because you’re shy, or because you don’t want to be seen as pushy and annoying? It’s time to reveal the truth: networking isn’t about...

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