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How to Improve Your Chances of Finding a Job During the Pandemic

COVID-19 arrived, and job losses happened quickly! Recovery of the economy is expected to take 2.5 years or more. For every job opening, there are at least 2 unemployed workers. The job market has become incredibly competitive, with the highly experienced, the highly trained and new college graduates competing for the same position. Many are willing to take lower pay to find work.

Managing Digital Interviews

A digital interview is set up online by an employer and sent to candidates. Employers select questions from a question library or an interview guide and ask candidates to record their answers. Applicants are given a minute or two to think and then a few minutes to answer. Companies generally give a time frame (two days to a week) for completion and sometimes the opportunity to record a response more than one time. Employers watch and re-watch applicants' answers at their convenience.

Online Networking To Aid Your Job Search

Networking is the process of re-invigorating your existing relationships and developing new ones. Everyone you know/meet can help you move your job search forward. Networking can seem intimidating! You may fear you’ll appear pushy, annoying or self-serving. Don’t worry! You’ll be meeting and getting to know people who can assist you and whom you can, potentially, help in return.

 

 

Tips on How to Work From Home

Only a fraction of the 3.4 million Canadian employees who began working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic have returned to full-time office work.

Who’s Hiring During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the world economy. Many businesses have closed and millions of Canadians have had their hours reduced, been temporarily laid off or lost their jobs. However, if you’re looking for work, there are some skills in demand right now and some job opportunities. There are industries and sectors that are hiring that may be a more stable choice in the future. Consider the following jobs/positions:

 

 

The Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

A diverse workforce is composed of people from all walks of life, all genders, ages, races, religions, abilities, cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, levels of education and socioeconomic statuses. Diversity should be a goal for all companies as it has many immediate and tangible benefits for the company and the employees. A diverse workforce:

 

 

Why Recruiting Operations are Essential to Business Success

Recruitment is the process of attracting and hiring the best-qualified candidate for a job vacancy. It involves determining the requirements of a position, attracting applicants, screening and selecting possible employees and hiring and integrating new personnel. What does employee recruitment have to do with business success?

 

Establishing Successful Company Culture

Company culture consists of the physical environment, values, expectations, goals, behaviours, attitudes and traditions of a company. It’s the personality of an organization. To establish a successful company culture, your firm needs to create:

 

Reentering the Workforce During COVID-19

After months of lockdown, many people are going back to their workplaces. Others are job hunting as their previous position is no longer available. The transition from home to work and/or the swing into searching for a job can be scary, difficult and stressful. Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath may be the biggest challenge of our lifetimes. How can you make the transition back to work as smooth and stress-free as possible? What approach to your job search will be most successful?

 

 

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