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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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PrepCan’s Insiders Vol. 4

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP   From: Confused Job Seeker Dear PrepCan: Should I start applying to Canadian jobs before my landing date? Some forums say I could, and others advise against. I do not know what to do. Please advise.   Dear Confused Job Seeker: You can apply to Canadian jobs before landing. When you do,

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How is the Canadian Water?

Written by Arcelia Camacho, PMP   There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says “Morning, boys. How’s the water?” The two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them looks over at

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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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