Job scams on the rise due to COVID

These are desperate times for many, which means it’s open season for fraudsters and their job scams. The CBC is reporting the cautionary tale of a 54-year-old Toronto man who recently fell for a job scam that nearly cost him $4,000. Tony Monize had been temporarily laid off from his job in the telecom industry…

Peut-on vraiment apprendre une langue avec une application? Une étude révèle que…

Avez-vous essayé d’apprendre une nouvelle langue avec une de ces applications linguistiques? Est-ce que cela fonctionne? Êtes-vous plus compétent dans cette langue ? Parmi ces applications figurent Duolingo et Babbel, qui sont des plateformes d’apprentissage en ligne permettant aux utilisateurs d’étudier une nouvelle langue de n’importe où et à tout moment. Vous vous demandez si…

Can you really learn a language with an app? Study says…

Have you tried learning a new language with one of those language apps? Does it work? Are you more proficient in that language? People have apparently been asking the question of how effective language learning applications are, now that more and more people are using them. These apps include Duolingo and Babbel, and they are…

C’est le moment idéal pour changer de carrière (4 raisons)

Si vous songez à un changement de carrière, sachez qu’il n’y a pas de moment plus propice que le présent. La pandémie de COVID-19 a perturbé l’économie d’une manière que personne n’aurait pu prévoir. Au cours des derniers mois, des millions de personnes ont perdu leur emploi et nos vies ont été totalement bouleversées, et…

5 ways to find ideas for your next career

Many of us have been furloughed or laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic shutdown, and for some of us this might be the perfect time to pursue something else and make a career change. If that’s what you have been wanting to do, if the option is available to you, now…

Why now is a great time to make a career change

If you’ve been considering a career change, there’s no time like the present. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted business and industry in ways nobody could have predicted. Over the past few months, millions of people have lost their jobs and our lives have been totally turned upside down, and things may never return to the…

Some industries won’t survive COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has destroyed many businesses and caused great harm to others. We looked into which industries were suffering the most, which were likely to struggle over the long term, and which were unlikely to come back. Here are the sectors and business types that experts seem to believe will have a difficult time…

4 skills you’ll need to thrive post COVID lockdown

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, businesses are bringing employees back and even hiring new ones. We’re all beginning to adapt to what many are calling a “new normal,” though that language is already getting a bit old. We’re living in a strange time, and it’s hard to know how to label it….

The outdated section you should remove from your resume

Times are changing and your job application materials should also be changing. There are common practices that have been employed for years that people should no longer be using. This is one of them. Do you still have an “objective” in your resume? Remove it. It’s old fashioned and is probably costing you opportunities. For…