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…

A compelling employer brand is critical in a tight labour market

Canada saw some of the most robust job creation in over a decade in 2019, and the national unemployment rate is currently hovering at a historically low level. That is great news for the overall economy, but it is creating challenges for many organizations looking to hire staff. Roughly half of the businesses in Atlantic…

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…

The worst things you can do on a resume

These are the top ten worst things you can do on a resume. They probably won’t shock you but it’s good to be reminded. It often seems that there is an endless list of mistakes that one can make on a resume. Well, we’ve got a top 10 list. The Mirror reports that a company…

7 reasons why someone else gets the job (and what you can do about them)

If you have been applying for job after job and going on interview after interview only to lose the position to another candidate every time, you’re probably wondering what’s up. We have a pretty good idea of why, all things being equal when it comes to skills and qualifications, an employer might choose to hire…