Job-hunting women over 45 face double-barreled obstacle of gendered ageism

Women are judged more harshly than men when they aren’t perceived as ‘youthful,’ which can affect their ability to land new jobs. The post Job-hunting women over 45 face double-barreled obstacle of gendered ageism appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Resources to support clients’ post-retirement return to work At the start of your career? Opt … Read more

Job search and career advice on TikTok  

Career coaches and hiring experts are giving advice on the popular Gen Z app, TikTok. While the accounts below are not endorsements, the accounts offer bite-size tips that career professionals may find useful for students and professionals navigating the job market. Who do you follow for career advice on TikTok? Share in the comments below! … Read more

Record high job vacancies unlikely to reverse any time soon, economists say

Latest numbers show a job vacancy rate of 5.6%, continuing an upward trend since the first quarter of 2016. The post Record high job vacancies unlikely to reverse any time soon, economists say appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Canada posts record-high job vacancies  Changing talent needs for the evolving energy industry The power of … Read more

You’re still on mute

Hybrid or remote work is settling in as a permanent reality for millions. Their setups and technical skills can still feel like a temporary solution. The post You’re still on mute appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Supporting student success in remote and hybrid internships The transformative impact of social procurement on inclusive hiring Career-building … Read more

What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

People are stepping up to say, I’m not getting what I need from my career. I want and need more. The post What would you do if you knew you could not fail? appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Bridging the gap: Resources relating to disability and employment 14 Canadian programs for career development professionals … Read more

The transformative impact of social procurement on inclusive hiring

Can you imagine what Canada would look like if the entire country shifted its purchasing power to include social procurement? Across all sectors. Communities. Businesses. Several years ago, when the government announced it would invest $180 billion in infrastructure enhancements over a 12-year period, Infrastructure Canada followed up with a Community Employment Benefits commitment. The … Read more

Canada needs a net-zero workforce to reach a net-zero future

How can we guarantee workers in industries like manufacturing, energy and construction gain the necessary skills if we cannot predict with certainty how Canada will reach a net-zero future? The post Canada needs a net-zero workforce to reach a net-zero future appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts:  Changing talent needs for the evolving energy industry … Read more

Reinvent career services to create pathways to employability

To help students develop career readiness skills and prepare for work, related content should be embedded in coursework. The post Reinvent career services to create pathways to employability appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Re-envisioning the role of alumni in post-secondary career education Helping students embrace career uncertainty 14 Canadian programs for career development professionals … Read more

Following up on a job application: Good or bad idea?

Six recruiters, former and current, weigh in with their thoughts on the practice of following up with an employer after submitting a job application. The post Following up on a job application: Good or bad idea? appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Reflection in experiential learning: A Wayfinder to better career development outcomes ‘I want … Read more

The mystery of ‘remote’ job listings that aren’t actually remote

It’s become quite common for candidates to see a job posting for a role that claims to be remote, only to find out late in the process that the employer actually wants them to come in one or two days a week or even more.   It’s bizarre that employers aren’t being clearer upfront, since … Read more