Tag: Job search

Stop trying to find 'meaningful' work (and create it instead)

How do you find meaningful work? Unfortnuately, it is not something you can take or easily pluck somewhere. Instead, meaningful work is yours to create. Here are some ways for you to do this.

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LinkedIn for Career Navigation: The Most Useful Business Skill

Having led education marketing at LinkedIn, The LinkedIn Guys (Jeremy Schifeling and Omar Garriott) saw first-hand how powerful a tool LinkedIn is for professionals going after the world's most competitive jobs. Now, they've compiled the most advanced techniques they learned at LinkedIn to help you apply these techniques to enhance their own careers. From understanding how recruiters use the platform, to finding alumni referrals at just about any job in the world, get a crash course in LinkedIn's essential techniques!

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Spring Job Fair 2019

Spring Job Fair is a single-day event that will feature approximately 50 employers from various industries, eager to engage and share career opportunities and insights with students.

This is your chance to meet employers and network with organizations looking to recruit from various academic disciplines, and learn about the job opportunities available!

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A Moving Target: Navigating Work Life Change Proactively

Whether we are new graduates or seasoned professionals, the accelerating pace of labour market change presents significant challenges for many of us. Managing work life transitions and finding the next promising opportunity can sometimes feel like a daunting and elusive pursuit.
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Career Research Kit

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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5 Things to Avoid on Your Resume

Recruiters scan resumes for an average of ten seconds before they put them in a "yes" or "no" pile. This webinar will explore five common blunders that can send your resume straight to the "no" pile and derail your job search.
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2018 BIV Top 100 and Biggest Companies by Industry Lists

Business in Vancouver has released their 2018 Top 100 List and 2018 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.

2018 Top 100 List 

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Yes, You Can Still Learn About Company Culture When Interviewing Remotely—Here’s How

There are a number of things you consider when evaluating whether or not a job is a good match for you. You need a salary that meets your expectations, responsibilities that get you excited, and a manager you think you’d mesh well with. But there’s another important factor that carries a lot of weight: company culture. The work environment will have a big impact on your experience and satisfaction in that role.

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