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2017 BIV Top 100 and Biggest Companies by Industry Lists

Business in Vancouver has released their 2017 Top 100 List and 2017 Biggest Companies by Industry List. Utilize these lists for your company research! Be proactive and approach employers that you're interested in even before seeing a job posting.

2017 Top 100 List 

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3 steps to creating the perfect LinkedIn profile


The key to impressing viewers of your profile is to grab their attention with your engaging personal story. Follow these three steps to ensure that your profile reflects who you are and who you want to be.

 #1: Set the stage - Tell a concise but compelling story with your summary and job descriptions.

Your career journey reveals what you care about, stand for and value. Before sharing that with the world, consider the audience you want to reach, what you want them to learn or do, and how you want them to feel.

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How to resign with class

Most people resign at some point, but did you know that how you quit your job can actually be a career booster? Conversely, clumsily handled resignations can be career limiters. Get 10 tips to smoothing the resignation process.
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5 Tips for an attention-grabbing resume

Resumes still matter—here’s how to make yours stand out.
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Networking & Informational Interviews Toolkit

Approximately 70% of jobs are secured through networking, which makes it the most effective way to find work. But networking can be a challenge--what’s “business casual” or “business formal”? What if you don’t know what to say at networking events? Read this toolkit and learn to put your best foot forward for building relationships and jumpstarting your career. 

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LinkedIn & Online Presence Toolkit

What do you do when you’re curious about someone? Chances are, you Google them. Employers and recruiters do the same thing when considering candidates for a job. That’s why it’s important for you to build a strong personal brand online.

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Career Mindset Toolkit

Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is one of the most significant predictors of career success. Having a healthy EQ means you are able to understand and manage your emotions, form stable relationships, and be confident, resilient, independent, and optimistic. Fortunately, EQ is something you can improve and develop if you put in the work—and this toolkit will show you how to start doing that.  

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Research Toolkit

Whether you’re unsure of what you want to do, or already have a solid goal in mind, research is an essential step toward building a fulfilling career. It allows you to explore your options, find a sense of direction, and prepare for the career you want to pursue.  

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