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. 


By Jen Garmston Published: June 03, 2019

Noteworthy Job Opportunities in Canadian Tech Right Now

D2L is looking for a Software Developer in Kitchener-Waterloo. This ed-tech company is looking for someone with strong object-oriented “design and coding skills (C#, Java, or C++)” to help build products that are used in by millions of people in over 20 countries. D2L says it has a collaborative development process where teams work on a variety different projects.
bazinga! is looking for a Product Owner in Vancouver. The company, which develops private social networks for residential buildings wants someone who is “passionate about the real estate and technology sector” and who can “understand and help shape the vision of what is to be built.” The candidate needs at least five years of business analysis experience.


By Tech Vibes
Published: October 29, 2014

Assistant Brand Manager Intern - Johnson & Johnson Inc. - Markham, ON

Johnson & Johnson is looking for bright, passionate and ambitious leaders to join the marketing team as a Marketing Intern.
Johnson & Johnson is the #2 most trusted brand in the world and the undisputed leader in the healthcare industry. With operations in over 60 countries and core competencies spanning across pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer products, J&J is the company best positioned to bring holistic healthcare solutions to patients and healthcare professionals alike.
At J&J, our purpose is to  "Bring Science to the Art of Healthy Living"  by providing Canadians with the world′s most widely used and trusted brands including JOHNSON′S® Baby, NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO®, LISTERINE®, BAND-AID®, TYLENOL®, REACTINE® and NICORETTE®.  Based in Markham, Ontario, Johnson & Johnson Inc. employs approximately 400 people and is supported by Canadian manufacturing and R&D facilities.
Consumer behavior is changing everyday which means that as marketers/business leaders, we need to be dynamic and agile. Our marketing team is filled with competitive, passionate and hardworking leaders that get excited by the intricacies and challenges of managing a business. The culture is best described as supportive, collaborative and challenging.
What does the role entail?
The Marketing Intern role is a developmental role intended to give you the exposure and understanding of what it means to be an Assistant Brand Manager. You will work and learn from world-class leaders and experts in their functional field and will gain valuable experience and knowledge in all functions of a business. As a Canadian J&J marketer, you own your brand strategies and have responsibility for your P&L and the Marketing Intern position will give you a taste for what that is like.


By Johnson & Johnson
Published: October 23, 2014

Minimum Wage Hike Won′t Kill Jobs, Might Create Them, CCPA Study Says

Increasing the minimum wage does not drive up unemployment levels, according to a three-decade study published Tuesday.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), a left-leaning think tank, says it found no consistent connection between raising wages for workers at the bottom of the payscale and employment levels in all ten provinces between 1983 and 2012.
Instead, trends in unemployment are determined by larger economic factors, including GDP growth and the level of consumer spending, according to the report produced by the CCPA and economists from Unifor, Canada’s biggest union.


By Huffington Post
Published: October 23, 2014

Merchandise Business Analyst - 2014 BA Intern Converts

Join us as a Business Analyst
Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Merchandise Planning, Financial Analysis, Inventory Management
About This Opportunity
Help bring our guests what they want, when they want it, at whichever Target store they shop. From electronics to apparel to food and toys, you’ll develop business strategies, marketing plans and merchandise assortments to drive profitable sales, great value, quality and style.


By Target
Published: October 14, 2014

Canada′s economy adds 74,000 jobs, jobless rate drops to 6-year low

Canada′s economy added 74,000 jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate down to its lowest point since December 2008.
Statistics Canada reported Friday that the jobless number dropped by 0.2 percentage points to 6.8 per cent.


By CBC News
Published: October 14, 2014