Internships: get experience & cash

Paid Internships are the answer to that age old question ‘how can I get experience if no one will hire me?’ joinscip is a Alberta Government funded initiative to support post-secondary students in developing skills and acquiring experience as a transition into employment after there education. You can complete 1 scip internship every year and

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Social Networking

In the 21st century it is very important to integrate social networking into your job search. If you are not online it is unlikely you will be noticed by employers. That said, you want to be noticed in a positive way. As a student, now is the time to clean up your online presence and

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What can I do with my Degree?

This is a really helpful site to let you explore what you can do with your specific degree. It lists typical occupations people go into and the not-so-common jobs out there for your specific undergrad degree: English Biology Business History Psychology/Behavioral Science Hope this helps as you decide what career path to move towards. Explore

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Job Search Engine

Neuvoo is a free, Canadian-based job search engine that indexes jobs directly from companies` career websites, placement agencies, and job boards. They centralize all jobs available on the web to help people find new career opportunities. So, I guess you could say that they are much like the Google for jobs. Neuvoo Job Search Hope

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Stand Out with Soft Skills

Soft Skills are characteristics and traits that will set you apart in a professional setting “What three soft skills do you look for in every potential team member, and why?” They asked Entrepreneurs and Here’s what they said… – Curiosity, Teachability and Drive – Motivation, Attention to Detail and a Positive Outlook – Communication Skills,

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Skills = Success

Wonder what it takes for career success? SKILLS!! Most people think they need more education but this is not what employers are looking for. Employers want on the job experience that increases a persons skill set: both technical and soft skills…believe it not the soft skills beat out technical skills as what employers most want

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Labour market pessimism

“Young Canadians are significantly more optimistic than pessimistic about the job market and, by a two-to-one margin, believe their generation will enjoy a standard of living higher than that of their parents, according to a new Abacus Data survey of Canadians aged 18 to 35. Close to half (45%) of young Canadians say they are optimistic about

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Resume Builder

“My Perfect Resume” is a user-friendly site designed to help you build a successful resume! It gives you the perfect template for any stage of life, whether it be for students or professionals. It’s an easy step by step process with handy templates. You can have access to your resume via email, printing, or downloading

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