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PrepCan Insiders: Sending Thank You Letters

Dear PrepCan: How important is it to send a thank you letter after an interview? -Thankful Job Seeker Dear Thankful Job Seeker: “In an age like ours, which is not given to letter-writing, we forget what an important part it used to play in people’s lives.” – Anatole Broyaird There is hardly anyone out there

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Newcomer Success Story: Bola Adesope

  Do you know you don’t necessarily need to do a survival job here in Canada before getting into your formal, dream career? Do you know you don’t have to start at the entry level of your career here in Canada? Do you know you can land three offers, I mean three great offers, here

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PrepCan Insiders: Survival Job-Is it right for you?

Dear PrepCan: I am finding it hard to make ends meet as a newcomer, and thinking of applying for survival jobs. Will doing a survival job hurt my career in the long run? -Desperate Job Seeker Dear Desperate Job Seeker: A lot of newcomers leave behind illustrious careers and positions in search of a better

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ATS and how to work with the resume bot

  You have undoubtedly heard that you only have 6 seconds to grab the hiring manager’s attention. It is about to get worse. Research shows that nearly 40% of employers use resume pre-screening technology – also called Applicant Tracking System (ATS) – to better manage the ever-growing pool of job candidates. Here’s everything you need

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How can I address career gaps on my resume?

Dear PrepCan: I’m moving to Canada soon, and I haven’t yet secured employment there. How can I address potential career gaps on my resume? Sincerely, Gappy Job Seeker Dear Gappy Job Seeker: Career gaps happen for many reasons – starting a family, completing a bridging program, caring for a loved one, and moving to a

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