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The Key to a Great Cover Letter: Deconstructing the Job Description

Cover Letters

Feeling nervous or unqualified as you apply for a job? Struggling to set yourself apart? Learn how to deconstruct the job description so that you can feel comfortable marketing yourself in your cover letter!

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Five Reasons Why Your Résumé Might Get Tossed Out (And other Résumé Don’ts)

Work Search

Your résumé is your first chance to impress a potential employer. A few avoidable mistakes, however, might force a potential employer to toss out your résumé in the “NO” file. What are the most common mistakes applicants make with their résumés? Avoid these common pitfalls to increase your chances of getting an interview!

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Resume Tips from the BC Public Service

Resumes

Getting your foot in the door with an organization isn’t always easy, but there is help. If you’re looking for a position with the BC Public Service, they’ve offered up some resume tips to help hopefuls get to the next stage of selection.

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Acing the Job Interview

interview preparation

You submitted a stellar resume and landed an interview. Great! Now you have to ace the interview. At the interview, you will want to make a good impression, so make it count!  Here are some tips to give yourself an edge!

By: Mike Wong 5052 reads | 0 comments
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Job Search Strategies

Work Search

Job searching. A big groan to be had by everyone, as searching for a job or career can be very daunting. However, the whole process gets easier the better you’re prepared.  The bottom line…. it is an ongoing process, but the more that you do it, the more natural and comfortable it will be for you. So, without further ado, here are some practical strategies to help you with your job search process.

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Nailing Interviews Part 2: In the Interview

Career Services

We last left off during the pre-departure training for the grand mission known to everyone as an interview. Catch up with the trainees as they go into their next campaign - the actual interview.

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What does the future hold?

CSI Blog

You cannot predict jobs of the future. There are simply too many different factors at play to be able to know what work will look like down the road.

By: Mike Wong 4310 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Resume 101 Part 2 - Resume Formats

Resumes

Chronological? Functional? Combination? What does each resume format look like? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using each format? Which format is most suitable for you? Find out the answers here!

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Want to Work for the Non-Profit Sector? 4 Reasons Why You should!

CSI Blog

People often overlook the non-profit sector, as an option to carve out a career, yet the sector can offer a lot of rewarding opportunities that may not be available in the public or private sector.

By: Mike Wong 3686 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips for Making a Successful Transition from School to Work

Workplace Transition

Students are often hoping to quickly graduate and find the job of their dreams, but school and work can be extremely different and the gap can be fairly difficult for some to adapt to. Here are five tips to help you prepare for the work force! 

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