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What should I know about phone interviews?

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP Originally published at Settlement.org Also known as a screening interview, phone interviews are used by employers and recruiters to short-list you for an in-person interview. During a phone interview, you answer questions about your relevant work experience, qualifications, and salary expectations for the job.   When and why are phone interviews

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Follow this Advice to Produce Resumes Free of Grammar & Spelling Mistakes

Written  by Arcelia Camacho, PMP   There is nothing more frustrating than realizing you have misspelling or grammar errors on your resume after you had clicked the “Apply” or “Send” button. Research shows that your resume can end in the “pass” pile if the HR recruiter or the hiring manager notice misspelled words on your

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Where in Canada should I go to improve my chances of getting a job?

Written by: Tania Maximenko and Arcelia Camacho, PMP Now that you are preparing to immigrate to Canada, you often ask yourself and others this challenging question. Well, the answer depends on many factors such as your area of expertise and working experience, the current Canadian labour market, and your preferred lifestyle. If you are open

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Canadian Resumes: How Different can they be from Mine?

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP   Have you ever wondered how different your current resume might be from a Canadian one?  How many pages should it have? How much personal information should you include? How do you sell your skill set and experience for the role in question? Keep reading and get answers to these

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Bridging Program for Information and Communications Technology IEPs

Written by: Marlene Dlin Are you new to Canada? Are you an internationally educated professional (IEP)? Is your background in Information and Communications Technology (ICT)? If so, then IWES is for you! IWES is a bridge training program designed specifically and only for IEPs who are new to Canada and have an ICT background and

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