The “Not an Interview” Interview: Part II – The Actual Interview

So you’ve done all your research and feel confident you have prepared effectively for your informational interview! Now what? During the actual informational interview, YOU drive the meeting, so don’t be afraid to take initiative and get started. The most Continue reading The “Not an Interview” Interview: Part II – The Actual Interview

The “Not an Interview” Interview: Part I – The Preparation

So what is an informational interview, anyway? It is a formal discussion about what it is like to work in a field, or for a particular company, that interests you.  These meetings are often with someone who is working in Continue reading The “Not an Interview” Interview: Part I – The Preparation

Twitter Lists for Your Job Search

by Ray Colegrave There are some great articles on effective use of Twitter for finding work. However, what seems to be in short supply is information on effective use of Twitter’s “Lists” feature for your job search. Potential is huge, Continue reading Twitter Lists for Your Job Search

Volunteering Into Work

  by Leo Holdstock In our search for a sustainable career, finding work that doesn’t pay is not usually a priority. Job seekers who are stressed about finances, application deadlines, and other pressures are understandably reluctant to donate some of Continue reading Volunteering Into Work

The Lead Sheet – August 14 2014

The Lead Sheet is a labour market newsletter for Greater Victoria. It contains Greater Victoria Labour Market Information, Tips for Job Search, and Job Postings. The Sheet is published every two weeks by WorkLink Employment Society, Beacon Community Services and GT Continue reading The Lead Sheet – August 14 2014

Pinterest? For Job Search? You Bet!

by Ray Colegrave In a recent workshop for a group of intelligent and eager clients, we viewed an example of an interactive 21st Century Resume containing several links for potential employers to investigate. Participants liked the strategy, but questioned a Continue reading Pinterest? For Job Search? You Bet!

Triple your Visibility with this LinkedIn Tweak

by Ray Colegrave So you’re looking for a new job, or perhaps just testing the waters to see if there’s something better lurking in the depths. You’re tech savvy; your internet presence is strong. A Google search on your name Continue reading Triple your Visibility with this LinkedIn Tweak