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Yes, that's correct. You always have to be mindful of your facial expressions, body language, and of course the tone of your voice given the format.
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Thank you for reading Toronto Public Library's blog on job searching. We always strive to write about current and relevant topics that is of interest to our customers. Follow our Career & Job Search Help blog and find out about all aspects of career development and job searching.
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Good to know that these apps are helpful with job searching.
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Yes, that's an excellent point you made. TPL has a number of material on academic careers.
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Mobile apps are so handy and convenient for the jobseeker on the go. Happy job hunting!
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I'm glad it was helpful.
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(CC0 Public Domain) Toronto Employment & Social Services (TESS) is hosting a job fair on October 19th, 2016 at North York Central Library. If you're 45 or older, this event should be on your to-do list. You will learn about the various job search resources available to you including community... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2016 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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CCO Public Domain Think wearable technology like E-textiles -- smartshirts, a sports bra that tracks your biometrics or a smart watch; social robotics interacting with customers such as Pepper robots which will now work alongside humans on cruise ships; or how about self-driving or autonomous cars? These technological creations are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at Business & Personal Finance
I hope some of these mobile apps can help you along the way.
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(CCO Public Domain - from pixabay) Job searching has never been more accessible than within the last few years. In the past, you were restricted to looking for jobs or working on your resume on your home computer. It is now possible and more convenient to job search while on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Thank you, William! I'm glad it was helpful to you.
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Thanks, Gerald!
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Stay interviews can be a very important component with respect to employee development.
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Thank you Amber Rose and Diesel for your comments. Often individuals do not know about their rights; and rules and regulations with respect to employment standards. Our programs at Toronto Public Library strives to inform our community of many different issues and concerns that might help them make informed decisions.
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The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) is a provincial statute, which sets out the minimum requirements for the employee/employer relationship in the Province of Ontario. Here are some facts every Ontarian should know under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA): Employees are generally entitled to be paid at least 4... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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(image: flickr CC Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic) While financial gain is one of the prime reasons for people staying in their current occupation, this doesn't necessarily translate into job satisfaction or fulfillment. If you are bored, disengaged or feel unappreciated and undervalued in your job, chances are money will not make... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Thanks James for this informative website! In addition to the blog section, there is a Global Job Center box that people can use to search for jobs by country in the "Search Jobs" and "Browse Jobs" sections. I will post the link here for those who wish to have a look at this site. http://www.diversityworking.com/
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(courtesy of: www.flazingo.com/creativecommons) I often get asked by job seekers what are the best job and career websites, blogs and resources to read. Of course I always recommend reading Toronto Public Library's Career & Job Search Help blog; but if you would like further options there are quite a number... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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(courtesy of: www.flazingo.com/creativecommons) Employment gaps are always a challenge to explain on a resume. Should you include these periods of unemployment on your resume? Will this hurt your chances of getting the job you want? Will potential employers judge you unfavourably during the hiring process? These are some common concerns... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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photo credit: canadianimmigrant.ca Canadian Business recently published their yearly standing of Canada's Best Jobs 2015: The Top 20 Jobs. This list ranks occupations that are showing the biggest growth and pay. Using data from Statistics Canada, the ranking was based on job and median salary growth over time. The ranking... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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(image credit: pinterest -smartcompany.com.au) In 2011, the Canadian census data showed that for the first time, there were more people in the age group where people typically leave the labour force (55 to 64), than in the age group where people typically enter it (15 to 24). Recent statistics show... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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(image credit: www2.fiskars.com) For young people, starting up your own small business can seem like a risky venture to take. With limited resources and business skills, this idea may be too daunting a task. Factor in the sweat equity it takes to make your small business a success. With so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Hi Pamela, Yes, I absolutely agree with you on those key points. As more and more companies turn to resume robots, knowing about job posting keywords and formatting your resume are very important components for job seekers in the 21st century. Thank you for your comments!
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(image credit: generalemployment.com) LinkedIn has announced their annual list of "the most overused words, underwhelming buzzwords and phrases in LinkedIn profiles of 2014 across the world." According to them, the one that tops the list is 'motivated.' This list clearly identified what their users felt were the most appropriate words... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Image Credit: Hiremelive.com In one of my previous posts, I wrote about interview tips for job seekers. In this post, I would like to expand on that and speak specifically about video conferencing interviews. As we all know, job interviews are probably one of the most nerve racking events in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at Career and Job Search Help Blog