Tag: Job search

LinkedIn Guys' Online Masterclass

UBC Sauder, in partnership with LinkedIn Guys, is giving you access to a LinkedIn online masterclass at a special price!

This online masterclass is an on-demand course that focuses on the 20% of LinkedIn tactics that drive 80% of career results. Every single technique is demonstrated on-screen, complete with checklists to guide your mastery:


Pitfalls in Negotiating Employment Contracts

Knowledge is power! Written employment agreements are primarily designed to limit the employer’s liability if it decides to end the relationship as well as minimize the impact of your departure on its business. This webinar is for anyone who is in an employment relationship or will be in the future. Understanding your rights in the workplace is not simply a good idea, it is essential. Even if you have already signed a contract, we will help you understand how you can negotiate a better one in the future (once you get that promotion or move on to the next employer).  


4 Better ways to organize your resume, depending on who you are and where you're going

The Muse
Author: Lily Zhang

You've quantified your bullet points, you've curated your skills section, and you've proofread it from top to bottom. There's actually one more step—and that's putting all the sections in the correct order. Like with everything job-search-related, this should be tailored to the position and your specific situation. To give you an idea of where to start, here are four great ways to organize your resume depending on where you are in your career.


5 Habits of a successful job search

Searching for a job can feel like a full-time job itself! Streamline your effort and maximize your results by adopting 5 key job search habits.


4 Reasons you're much more qualified for your dream job than you think you are

The Muse
Author: Ellen Fondiler

Whether you're a new graduate, you're switching fields, or you're reaching high for that next step up the ladder, it can be easy to think that you're less valuable, less worthy, or flat-out unqualified for the job you want. Sometimes, you might be right. But other times you're actually incorrect. Here are four reasons why you might be dead wrong about having have "nothing to offer" your dream company (or your dream client, dream mentor, dream anything, really). 


Navigating a world without resumes - by Careering, Alesia Dane and Laura Fyfe

Some employers are pivoting to different forms of recruitment to try to mitigate bias in the hiring process - Alesia Dane and Laura Fyfe. Students, new graduates and career development practitioners have spent the past two years navigating an evolving and increasingly virtual job search, recruitment and hiring processes. Many have noticed a trend becoming more prevalent in campus recruitment: employers are beginning to pivot from the traditional resume.


Five Ways To Overcome Job Search Burnout

You’ve been job searching for months now, and some days you feel optimistic and confident about landing a new job, but most days you’d rather just crawl in bed and stay there.

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Using LinkedIn to Navigate your Career in the Midst of COVID-19

We are excited for this encore presentation of the LinkedIn Guys to share their expertise, in partnership with alumniUBC, Faculty of Arts and Centre for Student Involvement & Careers.


How To Navigate Your Career During COVID-19

It can feel daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general has been tipped upside down. We could not have predicted our current reality as part of the 2020 employment forecast.

The Canadian Fintech Ecosystem Map

Canada accounts for close to 850 fintechs of the 6,000 that exist in the all of the Americas. Canada also has the most robust banking system in the world - it would be safe to say that we are on the path towards becoming a world-leader in fintech!

In a deep-dive of a province-based segmentation, the largest number of fintechs exist in Ontario (47%), followed by Quebec (24%) and BC (18%). 


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