50+ Powerful Action Verbs You Need to Use on Your Resume

Being able to write a professional resume that is going to have recruiters reaching out to book interviews requires you to add some punch with powerful action verbs! The type of positions you are applying for will determine the action verbs you should be using – these should be included as part of your resume’s

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3 Secrets to Help You Discover Your Career Path and Find Your Life’s Purpose

How often do you sit down and think about who you are, what you want out of life and your career, what success means to you, and try to come up with a plan to get there? I am excited to share with you these 3 secrets to help you discover your career path and

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Student Spotlight – Sarita Cuadros Sanchez

I am so excited to announce this month’s student spotlight, Sarita Cuadros Sanchez! A university student, a girl in STEM, and a science promoter who is currently working for Health Canada as a Research Assistant! Let’s learn more about what she is up to! Who is Sarita, and what motivated you to get into science?

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How Many Jobs Should an Active Job Seeker Apply For?

A question that I frequently get asked is… “How many jobs should I be applying for as an active job seeker?” Unfortunately, I cannot give you exact metrics to say that if you apply for “x” many jobs each day, you will find a job in “x” days. You could apply for a bazillion jobs

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When Interviews Go Wrong

Truth be told most people (well majority of the population) have had a job interview go wrong at some point in their lives and they did not receive the job offer because of it. Even seasoned professionals who have been out in the workforce for years (and haven’t practiced interviewing skills) can fumble when they

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Meet Crystal – A Student on a Knitting Mission

I am so inspired by so many students that I have had the opportunity to recently connect with! Their entrepreneurial spirit and ability to set up student-run organizations, with the objective of making a difference within their communities – is simply amazing! I recently had the opportunity to connect with Crystal, a high school student

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Update Your Resume With These Helpful Tips

Through my experience as an HR professional I have reviewed a lot of resumes and applicant profiles. I have also received feedback on applicant’s resumes from managers who make hiring decisions. What I know about resumes, is that there are several key factors that can hold applicants back from moving forward through the recruitment process.

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7 Tips for Students Struggling to Find Summer Jobs Through the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only increased the Canadian unemployment rate, but it has also significantly hit students who rely on their jobs and summer jobs to pay for tuition and other student expenses. According to Statistics Canada, in March 2020 the “youth employment rate fell by 392,000”. YIKES! Students rely on their jobs to

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Young Scholar – A Non-Profit Organization Every Canadian Student Should Know About

Young Scholar was founded by Sherry Wong in 2014. This inspiring young leader graduated high school with over $130,000 in scholarship offers. Determined to help others, she started writing articles on how to successfully apply for scholarships and post-secondary institutions. Sherry and the team at Young Scholar have established a free community resource run by

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Meet Mburu Njunge – Aspiring Young Talent With Interest in IOT, Product Research, and Digital Marketing

I first connected with Mburu when he applied for a position posted on ReRouting. When viewing his profile, I was inspired to see that at such a young age he has accomplished so much. In 2016 Mburu completed his BSc in Dryland Agriculture, Sustainable Agriculture, and Enterprise Development from Kenyatta University in Kenya, Africa.  He

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