The highest paying IT certifications for 2020

Considering a career change amidst the economic turmoil of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic? It turns out that despite everything else going on in the world, the tech sector is booming right now. Employers are experiencing critical skills and labour shortages in the IT fields, and acquiring the most sought-after certifications can give your salary a…

Thirteen attributes the majority of employers say they look for in resumes

If you’re looking to land a new job right now, you should probably provide some evidence of your problem-solving skills and your teamwork abilities in your resume. A new survey of thousands of employer organizations has revealed that almost all hiring professionals will be looking for these attributes in candidates. Ninety-one per cent of employer…

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….

Ten skills (you probably already have) that you need in your resume

New analyses of millions of job postings across industry sectors has revealed a shortlist of transferable skills that are sought after for most jobs. The catch is, while you probably already have some – or even most of them – already, these tend to be the skills that don’t get highlighted in resumes and profiles….

Kickstart your career: The 10 most in-demand entry-level jobs right now

Let’s face it. June 2020 is a strange time to be graduating from school and looking to launch a career. Much of the economy is still shut down, companies aren’t holding face-to-face job interviews, and – even if they were – it’s hard to make a professional first impression when you haven’t had a haircut…

Employer survey: Canada’s most in-demand jobs, post COVID-19

Are we seeing the light at the end of the tunnel? Businesses and services are slowly opening up as the lockdown necessitated by COVID-19 is gradually eased. A new survey of hiring professionals in Canada has found that most are anxious to get back to work, with 70 per cent saying their first priority is…

Six skills to add to your resume to earn a six-figure salary

Analyzing job posting data can provide great insights into what employers are looking for. The common thread of what skills, experience, and credentials are needed for certain roles reveals what it takes to compete for those jobs. What about at the top end of the pay scale? Which technical skills are in-demand for the highest…

Ten high-demand jobs in Canada for 2020 (and what they pay)

The jobs that employers are struggling to fill right now span the spectrum of career paths, from healthcare to high tech, from blue collar to white. So, whatever field of work you are looking to be employed in, you’re likely to have plenty of options over the coming months. Based on data from Statistics Canada,…