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How to use LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job

LinkedIn is notably one of the best social networks for professionals, whether you're looking for a new job or you just want to network with other professionals in your industry and area of expertise. But because LinkedIn is also one of the largest networks, with more...

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When do you discuss salary and benefits during the hiring process?

The money conversation is a tough one to initiate and you may feel that no matter when you bring it up, you're the one who's going to lose in the end. If you ask too early, the hiring manager thinks your greedy. If you ask too late, or never bring it up, you might get...

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10 questions to ask your interviewers

Most people prepare their answers for common job interview questions. It's something even we promote, because it works. But in all of this preparation, applicants often stare blankly back at interviewers when asked, "Do you have any questions for me?" Even a polite,...

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Simple ways to refresh your sales pitch

After years working as a National or Regional Account Manager, it can be all too easy for your sales pitch to slip into a comfort zone. You've had the same accounts for years, and your industrial portfolio hasn't changed much, so your trusted sales pitch has...

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AutoCAD is still a necessary skill even though you prefer Revit

Why is AutoCAD still a necessary skill when Revit is the "better," newer Autodesk product?

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National Engineering Month

March is National Engineering Month, Canada’s largest celebration of engineering excellence. Throughout March, volunteers from the provincial and territorial regulators host over 500 events that show Canadians what an exciting and fun career choice engineering can...

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Resume tips to land an interview

The quality of your resume will determine whether you even have a chance at being interviewed for an opening. A poor quality resume means poor chances of getting interviewed and zero chance of being hired. If you really want to land your dream job, your resume needs to...

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Is it time to break up with your employer? 8 signs you're ready to move on with your career

You might think you're happy in your career, but that doesn't necessarily mean you're being fulfilled. You don't have to be miserable to move on. Here are 8 signs it may be time to breakup with your employer. 

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4 Reasons you need to stop feeling guilty about leaving your job

Landing a new job is incredibly exciting. You searched tirelessly, you applied diligently, you interviewed, you thanked, and now you've been offered an incredible new opportunity. Ontop of that you've even mustered up the courage to tell your current employer and...

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Number 1 Career Mistake: Accepting a counter offer after you resign

Regardless of your motivation, you've made the decision to resign from your current employer. Whether it was salary, stress or something else, you made the decision to leave. Andthe number 1 career mistake you can make is accepting a counter offer after you resign. ...

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