Advance Your Career – 20 Ways to Do So
The agriculture and agri-food sectors are a major economic force in Canada. It employs over 2.3 million Canadians. Amazingly, this sector accounts for 1 in 8 jobs in the Canadian economy (12% of Canadian employment). The sector’s direct impact on the Canadian economy will be significant as the global demand for Canada’s food and agriculture products increases.
Acing the Telephone Interview
by Ross MacPherson, President, Career Quest
We all want to get that phone call from the recruiter, manager, or HR person for an interview. However, sometimes, before they officially decide to interview you in person, they’ll want to conduct a quick interview over the phone.
First, fear not! Winning READ MORE–>
A Career in a Smaller Centre Isn’t All that Bad!
As a career seeker, have you received this call from a recruiter or hiring manager? “Hello. I’m a Recruiting Manager at XYZ Executive Search and I’m calling you to determine whether you’d be interested in joining our client in a senior and challenging role situated at their facility in (small, remote town)?”
When you stop READ MORE–>
4 Steps to Accelerate Career Growth (Part 2)
As Part 2 to Key Characteristics to Accelerate Career Growth, rekindling self-actualization is a process one that cannot be done overnight.
First of all, when embarking on this personal development journey, you will feel like much of it is selfish. A focus on me, myself, and I. This is important to balance with the READ MORE–>
Key Characteristics to Accelerate Career Growth (Part 1)
Abraham Maslow is well-known for identifying the shared basic human needs a hierarchy of needs – with self-actualization as the pinnacle. The hierarchy shows basic bodily and psychological needs as foundational before one seeks full personal potential. This peak is defined as self-actualization an inherent desire to become everything one is capable of becoming. How can this READ MORE–>
Interview? Job Offer Negotiation
I. Introduction: When and How to Talk Compensation
With any luck, the money topic will be brought up at some point during your interview. This is a sure sign of an employer’s interest in you and your skills. But, you should not push the issue. Never bring up the subject of compensation until the prospective READ MORE–>