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Finding a Job: a Newcomer’s point of view

Written by Omar A. Hasan Looking for a job in your domain in Canada is not an easy task, especially for newcomers like us. When we find our first job in Canada, we often don’t have time to tell people about our journey. That is why you may not see as many success stories as

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PrepCan’s Insiders Vol. 6

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP Dear PrepCan: How should I prepare for an interview? Sincerely, Excited New Canadian   Dear Excited New Canadian: You will find on the Internet tons of articles that provide tips and advice on how to prepare for an interview. During a conversation with one of my friends, she summarized the

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How Can a Volunteering Experience Benefit my Career in Canada?

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP, Cert. APM A version of this article was originally published at Settlement.Org   You have heard it before. Volunteering is a way to acquire work experience in Canada and even to get a job. While volunteering might not guarantee you a job, it could significantly improve your probabilities when you

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PrepCan’s Insiders Vol. 5

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP Dear PrepCan: I have been sending my resume to potential employers and haven’t heard from them. My resume is four pages long and includes this information: Sincerely, Worried Job Hunter     Dear Worried Job Hunter: Your four-page-long resume seems to be an excellent start to build a master resume.

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Lessons Learned from Job Interviews

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP   Job interviews can be stressful because of what it is at stake: the means to make a living, a promotion, a new career. I have been through a good number of interviews, 35 and counting to be exact. In some of those interviews, I have left the room with

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