April 2021

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Are you career ready? Employers want to hire people who demonstrate these competencies. Watch these videos to learn the basics!

Career Tips



Transferable Skills


What are transferable skills and attributes employers seek on a candidate’s resume? How to highlight them on your resume?

Career Trend



10 important job trends you should know in 2021/2022

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These job trends for 2021 will show you the state of the job market, as well as the factors driving remote worker demands and salary rates.

Featured Profile



GIS Analyst


I work in the Enterprise Research and Analytics group. The foundation of my job involves creating and maintaining our geographic datasets, as well as creating self-service mapping applications where our employees can go to explore and export maps, data, and reports…continue reading


For more occupations, visit Career Cruising or Vault Career Intelligence. Please first login at the top of this page Career Databases to obtain the username and password for Career Cruising.

Featured Resource



Who are Canada’s top corporate R&D spenders?


Each year, Research Infosource Inc. publishes Canada’s Innovation Leaders and offers national research and development (R&D) rankings and analysis.


To learn more about Canada’s leading research universities, corporations, hospitals and colleges that enhance Canada’s global competitiveness in the knowledge economy: Canada’s Innovation Leaders – Canada’s Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders

Featured Book



2-hour job search: Using technology to get the right job faster

(read here)


A job-search manual that gives job seekers a systematic, tech-savvy formula to efficiently and effectively target potential employers and secure the first interview. It provides practical steps that is easy to follow through in your own job search process.


To learn more about the job search, here are additional books you can read:

  • Find your fit: a practical guide to landing a job you'll love (read here)
  • Getting your first job for dummies (read here)
  • Career rookie: a get-it-together guide for grads, students and career newbies (read here)
  • Going alt-ac: a guide to alternative academic careers (click here)


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