How Working in Small Towns Can Jumpstart Your Career

While people who graduate from colleges, universities, vocational training schools or other educational facilities may flock to the big cities to find work, this instinct to go big may be doing you a disservice in the long run. Small towns may not have all of the opportunities of a metropolis, but what they lack in […]

Job Scams: How to Tell if the Job Post is Legitimate

It’s that time of year again: Scam season. CRA scams are of course the most well-known for spring, especially from March to May when people are filing or finishing filing their taxes, but they are far from being the only scams out there. In this blog, we’re going to look at job scams: job posts […]

The Advantages of Being a Mentor on the Job

It may be difficult to think of making the time or the energy for it, especially in a demanding job, but if you have a lot of experience in a particular field (or just a lot of experience in general), there are some clear advantages to being a mentor to someone who is looking for […]

Eat the Frog: Schedule Interviews for the Morning!

Going to job interviews is not fun for anyone: it’s not fun for the job seeker and it’s not fun for the interviewer. Many people who are interviewing job candidates may not be trained to do it and they often jam the interviews in the middle of any gaps in their work day. Result? Tired, […]

New Year, New Online You

Well, it’s into February now, but the New Year, New You resolutions are hopefully still holding on and we have another one to add to your list: new online you. If you’re job hunting, or even if you’re not yet but you think you might be; or even if you’re in a good job and […]

Jobs in Hospitality in BC

Tourism is one of the big economic pushers in Canada and hospitality is booming across the country. In particular, British Columbia wears a fairly sizeable crown when it comes to being one of the best places to visit, both for tourists in the province and for tourists from all over the world! In British Columbia, […]

The Importance of the About Us Page When Writing Resumes

When you look at a company, do you check out their About Us? Part 2 of the Cutting Edge of Job Search series. Part 1 is here. One of the big trends that grew out of 2016 when it comes to writing resumes is the absolute importance of targeting your resume to the business to […]

Are We Entering the Age of Virtual Reality Interviews?

This series of blogs will look at the way job search, resumes and interviews may change in the near future to bring you cutting edge-and beyond-tools to find and secure work. The interview process hasn’t exactly changed in the last number of decades-the one doing the hiring asks the one looking for work a number […]

What is Responsible Positivity?

There has been a huge influx in the idea of positivity: that if you send out good vibes, the universe will repay you. We have documentaries and books such as The Secret and a huge swath of self-help books and videos to thank for this trend and with the new year now upon us, there […]