Source: Department of Employment and Social Development Canada website

Published: November 8th, 2018


Crowdsourcing app brings thousands of help wanted signs from store windows to the web

Thousands of help wanted signs in storefront windows across Canada can now be found online by jobseekers, thanks to a crowdsourcing smartphone app. Indeed.com has officially launched its Job Spotter mobile app in Canada.

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Christine Wong

5 ways to have your jobs rank higher in search engine results

You have an urgent need for 12 new employees, so you post your job description on the Internet's top job sites and your own corporate website, and hope you will attract a large

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Klick attracting hires with perks, ice cream, and experiential marketing

Toronto-based company Klick Health is launching a recruiting campaign that will give prospective candidates some of its company perks – like dinner delivered to the door, for example. Starting today, the health and

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Candice So

The most overused words on LinkedIn in 2013

Most people would agree being “responsible” is a good thing - but if you want your next employer to notice you, keep that off your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn, the social networking site for

Published on: December 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Halifax startup records interview videos, helps BlackBerry workers get on their feet

With BlackBerry Ltd. set to close its offices in Halifax, N.S., in January, leaving more than 300 workers jobless, a local startup has made plans to try to help BlackBerry’s former employees find

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Candice So

JobProx seeks crowdfunding for proximity-based job search app

Think every sort of innovation has already been brought into the job search process? Think again. JobProx is currently seeking crowdfunding support on Indiegogo to launch an app that would tie into LinkedIn,

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

UK-based job search startup comes to Canada

Adzuna, a UK-based startup that has developed a job search engine that incorporates social search, has launched in Canada. Now live is Adzuna.ca, which claims to have over 75,000 live job vacancies in

Published on: April 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Bringing dating technology to your job search

Searching for a job and searching for a significant other are both popular online activities, and both activities have inherent similarities: you want a match that challenges and enriches you, and fits your

Published on: December 14th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Express IT: Upgrading your resume with Web 2.0

Is the traditional resume dead?In today's competitive hiring landscape, handing in a boring old sheet of paper listing off your accomplishments in Times New Roman 12 point font might not be enough to

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

How to use a recruiter to get the job you want

Technology hiring may be gradually gaining momentum, but many skilled IT professionals are still finding that jobs are hard to come by . By partnering with a specialized recruiter, you can improve your

Published on: May 5th, 2010 Dave Willmer

LinkedIn premium account puts job seekers at top of hiring list

LinkedIn announced this week a new paid account exclusively for job seekers called the Job Seeker Premium Account. The upgrade, LinkedIn says, is intended to help LinkedIn members stand out from the crowd,

Published on: April 22nd, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Steer clear of false starts and launch a winning job search

The days when a decent résumé could get you into the right position are gone. Now more than ever, career experts say, you have to take a strategic approach to your job search

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt

Wanted Canadian ops chief for LinkedIn

If you've been putting it off, this might be the perfect time to update your LinkedIn profile. The world's hottest professional social networking site is expanding its Canadian operations and is in the

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

10 ways to stay upbeat during a job search

Job loss and unemployment hit their victims hard. When people lose their jobs, they also lose a significant component of their identity, along with their daily routines and financial security. Job loss and

Published on: March 26th, 2010 Meridith Levinson