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Tips for Newcomers and Prospective Immigrants to  Canada: Citizenship & Immigration Canada - Canadian Immigration Newsletter - New Changes
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Regulatory Agencies for Trade & Professions, Ontario - Regulatory and Licensing Bodies for Numerous  Professions

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Self-Assessment - points to consider when you are looking to change jobs or take a new direction Resignations - tendering your resignation so that you retain goodwill and seal your decision A Guide to Successful Interviewing - extensive guidance on interviewing techniques and styles
Criminal Background Checks - make sure you know what is on your record to not be blindsided by past indiscretions Counter-Offers - how short-term compromises can result in unwanted consequences What's On Your Social Media Profile? - ensure there is nothing on your profile/s that negatively impact your chances
How To Stand Out From The Competition - preparation and clarity in communicating are essential to make the right impact Recruiters - What to Look For - signs to look for in selecting a recruiter to represent you, especially if you are currently employed Negotiating Compensation - determing what is important to you in negotiating your total package of compensation and benefits
Promotions - who gets promoted and why it isn't just how well you do your job that counts but also how you form strong relationships Job Boards & Internet Postings - tips on using job board postings effectively as a search tool, a handy resource that works for you 24/7 Assessing Potential Employers - points to consider in deciding if this is the right place for you to commit your time and energy to
Being Downsized - dealing with the shock of a termination and rising to the challenge it presents Making Contact Using the Internet - using web resources to identify potential hiring managers Questions to Ask Potential Employers - questions to determine performance expectations
Job Satisfaction - defining what job satisfaction means to you and your sense of self-motivation E-Resumes - What Works Best - guidance on using e-resumes to their best benefit For Recent Graduates - tips on self-marketing for recent Transportation program graduates
Overcoming Inertia - asking yourself the questions you need to move forward in your career Your Resume - Your Career Passport - constructing a resume that represents you well Tips For Using LinkedIn Profiles - from your profile picture to networking with Group members
Step-by-Step Self Marketing Plan - walks you through a systematic approach to job search Cover Letters - Brief and Focused - getting to the point in telling employers what you can do Newcomers Job Search Resources - extensive links and resources for Newcomers to Toronto

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