Category: Employment

How to Look for, Land, and Keep a Job in the Canadian Workplace

About the Speaker: Dave Lovelock in facts and numbers  How do you feel about Job Hunting? Don’t turn your back on this fact…the workplace is changing. It is a short-term world out there…so, stay flexible! Job Search Myth 1: All


Foreign-Trained Engineers are Needed in Ontario’s Energy Sector

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Introduction A Success Story Recruiting Nuclear Engineers Ontario Other Technical Positions Information for Foreign-Trained Engineers Advice for Job Applications and Interviews Networking Advice on Keeping a Job Glossary References Introduction This article is based on interviews with a hiring manager,


Introduction to Sector Councils

The Alliance of Sector Councils The Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC) is a national coordinating body of 29 sector councils representing a wide range of industries in Canada . Its role is to analyze and address sector-wide human resources issues in order


Mohammed Chand Pasha

Background Mohammed Chand Pasha is an Electrical/Electronic technician from India who has been in Canada for six years. He has over ten years’ experience in Industrial Automation, Food Processing, Packaging, Research and development and Avionics through positions in India and


A. Mustafa

Background A. Mustafa is a civil engineer from Iraq who obtained a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Mosul. Prior to coming to Canada, he acted as liaison among construction engineers, architects and construction contractors. Mr. Mustafa


Accessing the Hidden Job Market

Introduction Spread the word How others can help How you can prepare Call the hiring manager Do your homework Introduction Most job openings are not advertised. These jobs that are not advertised are found in what’s called the “hidden job


Volunteering

Introduction Altruistic volunteering What do you have to offer an organization? What do you get? How do you choose the right organization? Working for free What are you offering the “hiring” organization? What are you getting in return? Useful Web


Written Communication – Answer Key to Proofreading

Answer Key to Proofreading The text is repeated below and the errors are highlighted and numbered. Roll your mouse over the errors for the explanations. One of the most common serious aflictions (1) in modern society is heart disease. This general label


Written Communication – Proofreading: Heart Disease

Proofreading: Heart Disease Proofreading (reading over a document, sometimes several times, to look for and correct errors in spelling, grammar and content) is a very important skill which can be developed with practice. Your task  Read the two paragraphs of


Written Communication – Introduction

Introduction Most, if not all, employers value clear and accurate written communication. Producing letters and reports which are free of spelling and grammar mistakes can prove difficult for a native speaker of English and exceptionally difficult for those who have