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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

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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

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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

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Answer the “What is your biggest weakness?” interview question

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP “What is your biggest weakness?” can seem like a tricky question in a job interview. After all, you have learned to put your best foot

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PrepCan Insiders: Why People Ignore Your LinkedIn Invitations

Dear PrepCan: I want to grow my professional network before arriving in Canada. I have sent LinkedIn invitations to hundreds of people in Canada, and I’m not getting any responses. 

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