Career satisfaction for multi-passionate people

People who are juggling different, often unrelated interests can struggle to land on a career pathway. The post Career satisfaction for multi-passionate people appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Career development services are crucial to Canada’s recovery Career development, mental health and youth 9 provincial LinkedIn groups to connect with other career pros Spring 2022 … Read more

Journalling for job search success

Journaling is defined as keeping a regular record of experiences, ideas, or reflections for private use (think diary). The act of journaling is often recommended for its many benefits. But in the midst of a stressful job search, how do we persuade our clients that journaling can be an effective job search tool that reaps … Read more

Spring 2022 conferences for career and workforce professionals

Whether you’re looking for opportunities to network in person or advance your learning in a virtual space, there are numerous opportunities through conferences taking place over the next few months. Check out events taking place in March, April, May and June below, for career development professionals, counsellors, educators, HR professionals and others who intersect with … Read more

How to save a failing CV

Whether it’s too long, too outdated, or simply not highlighting your relevant core skills and experience, a CV that fails to land interviews is a CV that is putting your ambitions on hold. The post How to save a failing CV appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: The empowered employee: Tips to navigate recruitment and … Read more

How to succeed in a job interview

From getting into the right mindset, to preparing with research, to the strategic pause, advice for jobseekers to help make a great first impression. The post How to succeed in a job interview appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Strategies to support ghosted jobseekers Career development services are crucial to Canada’s recovery The power of … Read more

9 provincial LinkedIn groups to connect with other career pros

LinkedIn provides opportunities to stay abreast of industry trends and connect with like-minded peers. Joining LinkedIn groups can help Canadian career professionals and guidance counsellors expand their network and knowledge. Here are some groups that provide platforms to share resources, discuss best practices and explore innovations in the field. Don’t miss Part 1 in this … Read more

Why starting a new job feels so awkward

When you’re first starting out in a new job, it can feel awkward. Even if you have effective onboarding, you might not be sure what to say, who to talk to, or how to figure out what you need to know. And you’re not alone. Most people struggle with discomfort in the first few days, … Read more

Strategies to support ghosted jobseekers

Being ghosted by an employer can leave jobseekers wth a sense of disappointment, confusion and frustration. The post Strategies to support ghosted jobseekers appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: An exploration mindset can help ease students’ anxiety about their future 3 reports that caught our eye the week of March 6, 2022 The power of … Read more

Essential tools to have in a career treasure chest

Four practitioners weigh in on the tools they believe are essential for a well-stocked career treasure chest – resources that can support career development and growth. The post Essential tools to have in a career treasure chest appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Social enterprise: A solution to supportive employment The power of why: Looking … Read more