Canadian employers reveal hiring intentions for the spring of 2019

There is more good news on the horizon for Canadian job seekers and companies. Growth is projected to continue into the second quarter of 2019. Those are the findings of the latest Employment Outlook Survey for Canada, conducted by the Manpower Group. The regular study of hiring intentions of Canadian business leaders found that companies…

21 ways to boost your self confidence on the morning of the job interview

Self-confidence is key to advancing your career, landing the jobs you want, and acing job interviews. But, of course, we don’t always feel particularly confident. Humans come with all levels of self-confidence. Some people are regularly lacking confidence and self-esteem, while others may be super sure of themselves most of the time, but occasionally find…

How to get full time work when all you’ve had are contract and survival jobs

Sometimes you have to take survival and contract jobs to make ends meet, particularly when you’re younger and don’t have a lot of experience in a particular field. While this should be perfectly understandable to employers, it’s still something you’re probably going to have to explain. People sometimes worry that a list of contract and…

6 ways to decrease stress when it’s too much

Feeling stressed? Join the club. Life is hard, particularly if you’re looking for work. Then again, it’s also hard when you have a job, though often for different reasons. Regardless, here’s we’re all stressed about something – we need more money, we need more time, we need a better career or life plan, the boss…

Life hack: science says you can learn in your sleep, for real

We all know that dedication to ongoing learning is one of the best ways to increase your value in the job market. Well, have you ever wondered if you can learn in your sleep? Think of all the time you’d save. It’s pretty well established that sleep plays a big role in the learning process,…