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The current job scarcity has created a need for new and innovative ways for people to make money. New social and business networking sites offer job seekers the opportunity to look beyond the walls of the traditional job search and the traditional "job." This can be a big leap for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Jan 7, 2010
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The Canada Employment Weekly (CEW) newsletter has been around for a long time in print. But now you can access the weekly editions online at http://www.mediacorp.ca/online.html. Just come to either the Toronto Reference or North York Central Library branches to access this newsletter on our public computers. Sorry, CEW is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Dec 21, 2009
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Dec 21, 2009
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Dec 21, 2009
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Dec 21, 2009
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York's new bridging program for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP's) will begin on January 20, 2010. The program is intended to help IEP's get the Canadian work experience they need in order to qualify to work in their profession. York's bridging program will offer individualized assessment and action plans for each... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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I came across these titles on our new book shelf this week and just had to talk about them. How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and other Social Networks by Brad and Debra Schepp. - A great step-by-step introduction to social networking that covers the basics... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
"Under the new Pan-Canadian Framework for the Assessment and Recognition of Foreign Qualifications, the Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments will work together to speed up foreign credential recognition for newcomers to Canada. Foreign trained workers (FTWs), who submit applications to be licensed to work in certain fields, will now... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Research the job market to ensure that your job search is targeted on the best prospects. That's what the experts tell us. And it is good advice. But how? Most of us are not market researchers by training. Yet understanding where the jobs are has never been more important: Some... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
In my last post, Internationally Educated Engineers: Get Canadian Work Experience, I listed bridging programs that help internationally trained engineers (ITEs) get the Canadian work experience they need. But I kept thinking, maybe it's time to leave the virtual world for a while? So I went to a real-life expert... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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How do you get Canadian experience when you have no Canadian experience? That's the question we hear time and again, from the internationally educated Engineers who visit the Library. Things aren't perfect yet. But there is good news in the form of bridging programs that are offered by non-profit and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Are you working towards becoming certified as an Engineer in Ontario? Here are some books to help you pass the Engineering exam, learn about Canadian engineering standards and codes, and discover the best job search strategies for Engineers in Canada. Here's a good title to start with: Then try any... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2009 at Career and Job Search Help Blog