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How international students can succeed at assessment centres to get a graduate job

Assessment centres are a popular recruitment tool for graduate vacancies, particularly with larger employers. The idea of being assessed for a whole day might seem like a lot of pressure, but if you follow a few of our tips you can arrive feeling prepared for whatever the day might throw at you. Employers invest money in assessment centre as they believe them to be a successful way to recruit the top talent, so, bring your ‘A’ game and do your best to show the company what you have to offer. 

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By Jen Garmston Published: June 03, 2019

Global Student Challenge

CANADA: The Global Student Challenge is introduced by the Supply Chain Finance Community to create awareness on- and stimulate development in the topic of Supply Chain Finance. This challenge aims at identifying the best student talents and connecting them to the corporate sector. Not only does the challenge allow the students better insight in developments in this area but by means of an internship they have a chance to kick start their career at some of the world’s leading companies.

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By globalstudentchallenge.org
Published: July 01, 2015

Here’s where to find a job in Canada right now

CANADA: If you’re in urgent need of a job right now, there’s apparently a groundswell of transportation openings throughout Atlantic Canada.
 
Maritime employers are the most “upbeat” about hiring intentions through the summer and early fall, a new survey suggests, notably in the fields of finance, insurance, real estate, public utilities and transportation.
 
Precarious jobs on the rise in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Precarious jobs on the rise in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
 
“Employers in Atlantic Canada expect the most upbeat hiring climate for the coming quarter,” Manpower Canada, a human resources firm, said in its latest installment of its employment outlook released Tuesday.
 
 
 

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By Global News
Published: June 15, 2015

Canada′s Fastest-Growing Jobs In The Next Five Years

CANADA: Canada’s population is growing older, and that means big growth in jobs catering to seniors.
 
Community care facilities for the elderly will see the largest increase in jobs of any industry in Canada over the next five years, according to an in-house economic analysis from job site CareerBuilder.
 

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By Huffington Post Canada
Published: June 15, 2015

Nordstrom posts first of 1,000 new Vancouver jobs

CANADA: U.S. retailer Nordstrom has started posting jobs for its new Vancouver location, with about 50 online Tuesday morning and an estimated 1,000 hires planned before the store opens in September.
 
The Vancouver store is the company′s third in Canada, after Calgary and Ottawa, and will be located in the high-profile downtown corner previously occupied by Eatons and Sears.

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By CBC News
Published: May 22, 2015

Canada′s Best Jobs 2015: Registered Nurse

CANADA: Median Salary: $74,672.00
Change in Salary (2008–2014): +12%
Total Employees: 301,300
Change in Employees (2008–2014): +16%
 
Canadians are getting older, and that means the country will need more registered nurses. In fact, we could be short by nearly 60,000 full-time positions by 2022, according to the Canadian Nurses Association. That spells opportunity to break in and move up.
 
How to qualify: A registered nurse requires a bachelor of science in nursing, or a bachelor of nursing degree, both typically four-year programs. A diploma in practical nursing can be obtained within two years through a college, but practical nurses are limited in terms of the patients they can work with. Upgrading to a nursing degree is possible through another two-year program.
 
Money: Someone just entering the profession can expect to make just under $60,000. Nurses with more experience can top $80,000.
 

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By Canada Business
Published: May 18, 2015

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