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This Is Why You Shouldn’t Skip A Needs Assessment

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP When I was working as an Information and Referral Counselor, I often encountered newcomers who were reluctant to do a needs assessment before getting the information and resources they thought they needed or wanted. Some of them simply felt that they already knew what they needed to navigate the Canadian

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PrepCan’s Insiders Vol. 3

Written by Stacey Noronha   From: There is no “I” in Team Dear PrepCan, I see the keyword “team player” on a variety of job postings. What does that mean, and how can I best demonstrate that trait in an interview?     Dear There is no “I” in Team: Most jobs in Canada require

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How my Summer Job Changed my Career Path

Written by Prabhavi Vashisht   Should you read this blog? Well, I suggest a huge YES! Here’s why. We have a lot in common! I am an immigrant, just like you. My parents immigrated to Canada in 2013. That’s when my life changed. A whole new world of opportunities was in front of me. Of

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What should you know about virtual interviews?

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP Originally published at Settlement.org   As competition for jobs keeps increasing, companies look for cost-effective ways to short-list you when you apply for a job position. It has then become common for employers to conduct virtual interviews where they can assess your non-verbal communication and your level of comfort with technology.

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PrepCan’s Insiders Vol. 2

Written by Stacey Noronha   Dear PrepCan, I recently received an invitation to interview for a really great company. I’m nervous as this is my first interview in Canada. Any suggestions on how I can do to prepare for this interview? From: Nervous in Toronto   Dear Nervous in Toronto, Congratulations on your first interview!

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