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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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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   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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