Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

Remind Job Seekers: Beware of Identity Theft

By Sharon Graham. In the information age, job seekers have found many new and interesting ways to market themselves online and gain exposure to a worldwide job market. Our clients are able to e-mail resumes to countless recruiters and a myriad of potential employers with a few keystrokes. They can even post a personal profile and history…

…’tis the season to be scammed

By Sharon Graham. As the holiday season approaches, we have seen an escalation in job search scams targeting Canadians. Job seekers need to be extra diligent these days. As Career Professionals, we are all advocates for ethics and integrity in our market. Advise your clients to be on the watch for these RED FLAGS: FAKE JOB…

A Mere Four-year Old Boy Leads Them All

By Faith West. A four year old boy went to visit his next door neighbour.  The elderly gentleman had just lost his wife in death and he was crying.  The mother watched as her little boy climbed onto the neighbour’s lap and sat there, silently, for several minutes.  When he returned to his mother, she…

The Canadian Employment Embarrassment

By Bill Caswell. Canada, the land of beauty, designated as the best place in the world to live by the United Nations four years in a row, tops in fresh water reserves in the world, number seven in economic wealth despite a population of only 30 millions – what a place!  Yes indeed what a…