The most in-demand soft and hard skills for 2020

A new report has revealed the most in-demand soft and hard skills for 2020. If you’re looking to add to your skillset or wondering what to highlight in your resume, this should come in handy. The most in-demand soft skills Lets start with the top soft skills. Soft skills are always in demand. All things…

Canada added 35,000 new jobs in December, 320,000 over 2019

Good news for job seekers. The Canadian economy had a much better month for job creation in December than we saw in November, ending the year on a high note. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 per cent last month with the addition of 35,000 full-time jobs, according to Statistics Canada. In December, employment increased…

How to impress a hiring manager (survey)

Job hunting? Here’s how to impress a hiring manager according to a survey of them A new survey has revealed a list of things that impress hiring managers and make job candidates stand out from the crowd. Get yourself a website or portfolio The survey of 600 senior managers in Canada*, found that respondents are…

The biggest challenges job seekers face in 2020 (and how to solve them)

What do people looking for a new job struggle with the most right now? A new survey of nearly 7,000 professionals reveals their biggest issues. Fortunately, the team here at CareerBeacon has some expert solutions for tackling those challenges. Identifying the issues The team at YourStory surveyed 6,900 professionals about their job seeking dilemmas and…

10 career and job search resolutions for the new year

Kick start your job search and advance your career with these 10 career and job search resolutions. Happy 2020! We hope you’re starting the new year off ready to hit the ground running. Here are 10 career and job search resolutions you can make to kick start your job search and advance your career this…

10 emerging jobs in Canada for 2020

A new report lists the top Emerging Jobs in Canada,  highlighting jobs experiencing tremendous growth and examining what these trends mean for the workforce. The report, from LinkedIn, identifies the top jobs that have emerged as fast growing over the last five years, their associated skills, and insights into the industries and cities hiring for…