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Aggregators for All!

| September 9, 2015

An aggregator – or I guess more specifically a job aggregator – is simply a fancy name for a website that is automatically built by software that scurries around the Internet (nice image huh) collecting job openings posted by employers and from other online sources (i.e. sites like Hcareers which lists jobs in hospitality). Some […]

How to hack the ‘job search’ (on WorkBC at least)

| January 26, 2015

I recently spent some time on the WorkBC job search site and found some shortcuts and ideas that I think you might find helpful. Here’s a brief, ‘way-too-late-to-be-blogging’ piece that might help you navigate around the site more efficiently. Set up your ‘base’ search To get started go to the advanced search on the WorkBC […]

Twitter for YYJ Job Seekers

| January 18, 2015

I think (and so do lots of others in the recruiting/job search field) that Twitter is a fabulous tool for job seekers (here are links to my two articles on using Twitter for your job search – Part 1 and Part 2). But most of what is written about using Twitter is, not surprisingly, international […]

A Hallowe’en Treat – Don’t Overlook Great Local Resources

| October 31, 2014

Today I jogged down to GT Hiring Solutions at 1483 Douglas Street to register with them and sign up for one of the pre-job fair workshops. Now that I am registered I can access a ton of resources in person and also get to online resources including a calendar of upcoming workshops, groups, testing opportunities […]