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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

Canada′s best job opportunities

Did you know that the Google search term ‘how to move to Canada’ increased by 1500% during the US election. If you’re a returning graduate, we’ve spotted a few great sectors where you could make your mark.

 

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By David Gee
Published: November 25, 2016

The 8 biggest future careers in Canada

The jobs landscape in Canada is shifting. As healthcare and technology positions begin to dominate the market, it’s worth asking whether your choice of career will be in demand from Canadian employers in the years to come.

The Global News website recently spoke to Sheryl Boswell, director of marketing at Monster.ca, for her thoughts on the biggest emerging jobs in Canada that today’s students and graduates should be preparing themselves for. Here are her top eight:

 

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By David Gee
Published: September 26, 2016

Calgary in Transition: Advice for Graduates

A report published by CBC earlier in June has indicated that the job market in Calgary is in the midst of an economic downturn.

But in reaction to this slump – and the thousands of graduates that will soon add to the market – CBC has published a collection of advice from Heather Heasman, a lecturer in Mount Royal University.

“We need to adapt and find work in this new reality as there are no guarantees anymore,” said Heasman. Check out these top five tips for improving your employability…

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By David Gee
Published: July 07, 2016

GM Expected to Announce 1,000 Engineering Jobs in Ontario

Some good news for robot enthusiasts and engineering graduates looking to return to Canada.

There has been much talk in the media about the development of self-driving cars, shared vehicles and other mobility systems. That conversation is now set to come to Canada in the form of 1,000 new highly skilled engineering and software jobs.

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By David Gee
Published: June 22, 2016

Over 77,000 to have placements through Canada Summer Jobs program

More young people than ever before are getting work this summer through a federal jobs program, more than the government itself planned for this year.

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By The Canadian Press
Published: June 05, 2016

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