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

Big boost to Summer Jobs program in Canada

Justin Trudeau marked his 100th day in office Friday with news of a big-ticket boost to a program that helps students get summer jobs, spending the prime minister billed as an investment in Canada’s flagging economy.


By The Globe and Mail
Published: February 16, 2016

Doubling the Canada Summer Jobs Program

The Government of Canada announced on February 12, 2016 that the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees, to help create summer job opportunities for students. The program also delivers important and diverse community services that can range from youth services organizations, to summer camps to services for seniors. Students learn transferrable skills such as public speaking, time management, self-confidence, and organizational skills.


By Prime Minister of Canada
Published: February 15, 2016

Canadian wages projected to rise 2.5 per cent in 2016

Canadian employers expect to raise wages by an average of 2.5 per cent in 2016, according to an annual survey by human resources firm Morneau Shepell.


By CBC News
Published: January 31, 2016

Best City To Find A Job in Canada

According the latest edition of BMO’s regional labour market reports, Guelph, Ontario topped the list for its “robust job growth, population inflows, a puny 4.2 per cent jobless rate and the highest share of the population that is working,”


By The Huffington Post Canada
Published: January 18, 2016

Canada needs 182,000 people to fill these IT positions by 2019

There are about 811,200 information communication and technology professionals currently employed in Canada, but provinces across the country will require an additional 182,000 ICT talent by 2019.

The study was funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program. The report was prepared and released by a team from the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), a labour market intelligence and industry skills standard body funded by the government.


By Nestor E. Arellano
Published: January 15, 2016