Is a Bachelor’s Degree Worth Pursuing? (Part 3 of 3)

In this final segment, I make some final conclusions as to whether a bachelor’s degree is still worth achieving. If you haven’t already read the previous parts, check out  Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 1 of 3) Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 2 of 3) As I mention in… Read more »

Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 2 of 3)

Also read: Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 1 of 3) Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 2 of 3) Is a Bachelor’s Degree Worth Pursuing? (Part 3 of 3) In this second segment, I continue my discussion as to whether a bachelor’s degree is worth pursuing. I explain some of… Read more »

Update Up Your Resume In 7 Minutes Flat

Alright, I might have exaggerated. It’ll take a bit more than seven minutes. But if you follow my guidelines, you’ll know what you need to focus on straightaway. Fast but effective checklist In an article I wrote for Freshgigs.ca, I set out seven checklist items that you should keep in mind as you update your resume. For instance, you… Read more »

Using A Recruiter To Look For Work (Part 3 of 3)

Read Part 1, Part 2. In this final segment of a three-part series, I discuss the optimum number of recruitment firms one should use when looking for work. Some people have the impression that using more recruiters will increase one’s chances of finding work. That’s not necessarily the case. Manageability It’s really a question of manageability…. Read more »

Using A Recruiter To Look For Work (Part 1 of 3)

Read Part 2, Part 3 This is the first article of a three-part series that appears in BCJobs.ca. I wrote this series because I think most people aren’t familiar with “the rules of engagement” when it comes to working with recruiters. In this blog series, I discuss commonly asked questions, such as: When shall I work with a recruiter?… Read more »

Before Accepting That Job Offer, 5 Things You Should Know

In this article I wrote for Freshgigs.ca, I discuss five things you should consider before accepting a job offer. This is presuming that everything else about the job is acceptable to you: your new title, job responsibilities, salary & benefits, commute time to office, etc. These five items are sometimes overlooked when you’re anxious to… Read more »

The Zen of Networking: 10 Rules to Follow

I think many people have the mistaken notion about what is networking, according to my blog in BCJobs.ca. First off, people tend to think of a professional networker as someone who tirelessly passes out his business cards at every gathering, or someone who busily works a room at a cocktail or business function. What is… Read more »