Do You Need to Repay Employment Insurance Benefits?

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Employment insurance (EI) is a taxable benefit given to those who are out of work through no fault of their own. To better understand EI, let’s answer some of the key questions surrounding this topic. How Does EI Work? EI provides financial benefits to those who lose their jobs due to a shortage of work,… Read more »

Do I Always Need to Submit a Cover Letter?

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A cover letter is not always a requirement for every job. But, there are many reasons to submit a cover letter, regardless of the role you want to land. Ultimately, a cover letter sets the tone for a positive interaction with a potential employer. It gives you an opportunity to introduce yourself. Plus, your cover… Read more »

How Do I Land a Job Without Any Experience?

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You want a new job but may not have the professional experience needed. Fortunately, with the right approach, you can land a job without any experience. Tips to Land a Job Without Any Experience In order to land a job without any experience, you need to plan accordingly. Now, let’s look at four tips to… Read more »

Tips and Tricks to Land a Job Quicker

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You possess comprehensive industry skills and experience and want a job that complements them perfectly. To accomplish your goal, you need to show an organization why you are the best candidate to fill a vacancy. That way, you can land a job quicker than ever before. How to Land a Job Quicker If you want… Read more »

Labour Market Trends That Could Impact Your Employment

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made waves across the globe. In Canada, the pandemic has already had drastic effects on the labour market, and it appears likely to have far-flung effects on the nation’s employment figures in the foreseeable future. 3 Labour Market Trends to Watch If you want to land your dream job in… Read more »

Work-Life Balance When Returning to Work

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Work Life Balance

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has transformed the workplace. In the “new normal” created by the pandemic, employees have increasingly worked from home. This has led many workers to stay connected to one another via video and phone calls, text messages, and emails rather than in-person meetings. As a result, these workers have done their part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and continue to… Read more »

How to Decide Which Work Shift Is Best for Your Lifestyle

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You want a work shift that complements your lifestyle — and you need to plan accordingly. That way, you can work a shift that allows you to optimize your productivity without hampering your ability to make the most of your free time.   Ultimately, there are several questions you need to consider to decide which work shift is… Read more »

Three Ways To Adopt A Healthy Lifestyle When Working A Night Shift

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When you work the night shift, it can feel impossible to maintain a healthy lifestyle. When your schedule is the opposite of your natural instincts, it can be difficult to find time to make healthy choices. The good news is that though it takes some extra effort, you can adopt a healthy lifestyle when working… Read more »

I Am An Engineer, Are Certifications Worth The Effort?

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You can work as an engineer in Canada with just a degree, but a professional engineer certification (P.Eng.) is something that many engineers pursue to advance their careers. So, is this certification worth the effort and cost?   What Are The Advantages of a P.Eng.?   When you hold a P.Eng. in Canada, you are licensed to… Read more »

Avoid Hand Injuries At Work With These Tips

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Manufacturing employees work mainly with their hands, which leads to an unfortunately high occurrence of hand injuries.  If you work in manufacturing, use these tips to stay safe and protect your hands on the job. Common Causes of Hand Injuries Each year, over a million manufacturing workers suffer a hand injury that requires emergency medical… Read more »