Catherine's Career Corner


Friday, July 10th, 2009

Focus on Your Strengths

What do you have to offer an employer? Why should that employer choose you over someone else? What will make interviewers remember you after they’re done with their first round of meeting potential candidates? It’s about matching their problems and needs with your qualifications, skills and traits. Your mission is to convince interviewers that you

Monday, July 6th, 2009

10 Easy Tips to Help You Get the Job Offer

There are many methods that can be used to help make sure you have the best chance possible to get the job you want. 1. Redesign your resume to focus on the qualities needed for each position....

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

6 YouTube Videos of Interest

Common Craft “Plain English” Series Rather than point to a list of suppliers on a certain topic, this month LC is recommending that readers download Common Craft’s educational videos on YouTube. Common Craft produces a series of...

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

The 3 Things That Will Get You Hired

It is simple – the way to stand out and get hired is to understand what a hiring manager goes through. Today, two or three times as many applications and resumes are received for virtually every open...

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

10 Dos and 10 Don’ts of Writing an Effective CV

Should you list your work experience or achievements first? Do you include a photo or not? Will coloured paper make you stand out from the crowd? Writing your CV can be a minefield but there are certain...

Friday, June 19th, 2009

10 Tips That Will Help You Keep Your Job

If you find yourself cleaning out your desk and starting a new job every nine months to a year, the problem is you — not your boss or colleagues. It’s important to understand your company’s corporate culture...

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Workplace Do’s and Don’ts

Workplaces can differ in every sense. From dress codes to the informalities of how people interact with each other, the protocol of the accepted etiquette will vary both from industry to industry and also between companies involved...

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Interview DOs and DON’Ts

Have a job interview? It’s important to know interview Dos and Don’ts so that you can ace the interview. Your carefully crafted CV got your foot in the door, now is the time to nail the interview....

Monday, June 15th, 2009

25 ways to Find Your Dream Job

Finding the perfect job doesn’t have to be difficult. We’ve got all the help, advice and tools you need right here. research, research, research Find the right career for you Learn how to do your research First job? Read...

Friday, June 12th, 2009

10 Things Recruiters Won’t Tell You (But I Will)

By J.T. O’Donnell Recruiters have one job: Find the right person for the position. Their performance is evaluated on how efficiently and effectively they match top talent to job requirements. Ironically, in the current economy,recruiters are finding...

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