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How Literacy Levels Can Impact Your Career

Wednesday August 16, 2017 | by Shaunna-Marie Kerr

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Job developers, employers, and recruiters will tell you that strong communication skills are one of the most important factors in finding, maintaining, and succeeding in your job. Effective communication has the largest impact on both employer and employee satisfaction and can help to build and maintain positive working relationships....

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What Is an Informational Interview and Why Is It So Important?

Thursday August 10, 2017 | by Sahra Togone

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As a job seeker, you most likely have applied to countless job postings, spent many hours scouring the Internet for relevant industry information, and skillfully crafted your résumé to impress potential employers. But have you ever met with a professional in the field you are interested in outside of...

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Top 10 Tips for Arriving On Campus

Wednesday August 9, 2017 | by Kaitlin Ramby

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As an international student who has just landed in a new country, it is important to take the necessary steps to familiarize yourself with your new environment and school. Here are 10 things you should do to ensure that your school year is off to a smooth start the...

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Top 10 In Demand Technology Careers

Tuesday August 8, 2017 | by Sahra Togone

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, many countries are competing to attract and retain skilled workers to grow local economies. Since implementing a points-based system in the 1960s, the government of Canada has become a leader in transforming immigration. In 2015, the government introduced the Express Entry application process,...

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How to Build Your Social Network On and Off Campus

Monday August 7, 2017 | by Candace Lei

When I first came to the United States to attend college, I was highly inspired by the open culture on campus and the students’ incredible passion toward this culture. I quickly learned that communication styles varied among student groups, and also when networking for a job. In the beginning,...

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