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How Do I Write a Job Landing Resume?

Standing out among numerous employment seekers can be a challenge. Using unique and special techniques are needed to stand out from the from the rest. While you are looking for a job or planning to have a fresh start, following are the things that you need to consider...

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DAVIES’ HINTS ON FORMAT FOR APPLYING TO MNR JOBS

Hints on preparing your submission in response to a job advertisement for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources prepared by Chris Davies. Your application package should contain 3 parts as follows:  Part 1 – Introductory letter Identifying the competition number...

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HOW GETTING INVOLVED HELPED ME GET A JOB

When I was applying for the Justin Chiu internship to work in Hong Kong this past summer, they were interested in a student that was both on the Dean’s Honour Role, and lots of extra curricular activities. The following three things helped me get an interview for the...

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WHAT’S UP WITH RESUMES?

Ok, so you’re handing out tonnes of resumes. In fact, at this point, you could probably wallpaper a whole room with the number of resumes you’ve sent out into the world… but you’re not getting job interviews. It’s a simple, but often overlooked fact: if you’re not...

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MEETING PEOPLE IN PETERBOROUGH

Prosperity Tradeshows, Creative Cocktails, Business After Hours, DBIA breakfasts, Young Professionals Groups, Women’s Business Network, the list goes on.  Other than the WBN meetings, I have attended all of these and many others and I can sum up how it can help with...

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THE CANADIAN YOUTH BUSINESS FOUNDATION

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is a national charity providingpre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help you start your own successful business. If you are 18-34 and have a business idea…CYBF can help!...

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USING EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

If I’m being honest, before I entered an employment agency for the first time—coincidently the one I now work at—I’d always thought that there was nothing an employment counsellor could do for me that I couldn’t do for myself. Though I’m sure many of you reading this...

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HOW TO FIND A JOB IN PETERBOROUGH

First of all, it’s not easy to find a job in Peterborough.  Anyone who tells you that there are a plethora of jobs is either an engineer (as there are a lot of engineering jobs) or slightly delusional.  But, there are jobs to be found and made.  Here are a few...

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PETERBOROUGH BUSINESSES

I spent the first year of University on Campus. I rarely left to go anywhere other than class. In the years since I have learned that this really slowed the process of becoming familiar with a city as vibrant as Peterborough. I am initially from Ottawa and was unsure...

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