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How to write the perfect Canadian style resume for any job

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2017 2:27:00 AM / by Amy Zahran posted in working in canada

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Writing a Canadian style resume can be a challenge for a lot of newcomers, it certainly was for me. I found that I needed to make a lot of big changes to how I approached my job search when I landed in Canada. 

There will be lots of people out there telling you what you need to put into your resume, lots of tips and tricks and 7 steps to writing the perfect resume, but few will focus on what NOT to include. Hiring managers in Canada see hundreds if not thousands of resumes each year, not only does yours need to stand out above the rest, it also needs to steer clear of these common missteps.  

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Make sure that you get a call back from your Canadian job application

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2017 2:00:00 AM / by Amy Zahran posted in After You Arrive

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Applying for work in Canada as a newcomer can sometimes feel like an uphill battle.  It is very important that you stay positive and do not let yourself be worn down though a lack of response to the applications that you submit.  Or the rejection of not being able to advance through to the second stage of interviews.  You should view every one of these as a way to improve your job search ability so that the next time you apply for a job, you have an even greater chance of getting it.

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How you can be professional in the Canadian workplace

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 11, 2017 1:01:00 AM / by Amy Zahran posted in newcomer's corner, After You Arrive, Before You Arrive

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