Some believe objectives can help clarify your career goals and impress future employers, while others feel they are outdated and a waste of space on your resume. What’s a job seeker to do with all of this conflicting information? Several career experts defend the objective and give their tips for creating the best one you can.
Amidst concern for the value an undergraduate degree has in today’s economy, the Association of Universities and College (AUCC) released some statistics they hope will prove that university grads are not only better off than those without a degree, but that they are also needed for the recovering economy.
Whether you’re a student who doesn’t have a job lined up for the spring or an unemployed recent grad, the holidays can be a nightmare. Don’t be tempted to drown your career sorrows in chocolate liquor cordials and eggnog. Instead, follow these five steps to come out on top in the New Year.
In “Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More,” Stever Robbins advises readers to make sure everything you do is helping you reach your goals. We asked him some productivity questions to help students and recent grads do more too!
Being prepared with the right questions at the end of an interview can really help seal the deal in your favour. However, ask any of the following questions and you could be staring at your phone for weeks wondering where it all went wrong.
With the increasing need to reach people online, the marketing and sales field needs new recruits who are innovative and tech savvy. There are online marketing careers with small and large businesses, and you can also work for yourself as a freelancer.
It’s common for interviewers to ask you about your past accomplishments. More than likely, before your interview you’ve thought about tangible goals you’ve reached while at your last job. However, have you thought about your greatest personal accomplishments?
Whatever preconceived notions you have about the mysterious “Carney” (such as that they are lazy, have small hands and smell like cabbage), working at a traveling midway for the summer is not as grimy or as glamorous as you think it is.