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7 Things to Do If You’ve Lost Your Job Due to COVID-19

When there is an economic downturn like COVID-19 one of the things most companies do is have a review of their expenses and strategize on how to cut down their expenses. Most often than not this results in cutting down the number of staff for the company.

Most often, self-funded companies might hold off in doing this since many times these are old companies that might have experienced hardship in the past and have planned ahead for the worst-case scenarios. However, companies with external investment in most cases may have their investors bringing up the conversation of layoffs since they have an interest in the company.

The impact of coronavirus is being felt globally, not just in Canada. Many businesses are being forced to close down permanently, or better yet, temporarily. If you’ve been affected by the pandemic, it can be a tough time mentally and emotionally, and that is why we’ve written this post for you.

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Proven Ways To Improve Your Prospects

If you are not happy with your career, or you think that you could be capable of more, then looking for some ways to improve things and make some changes is important. When you spend on average nine hours a day at work, you want to spend that time doing something that you enjoy and find rewarding.

Being good at something is great, but being truly satisfied at something is something completely different. To get to where you want to be, though, you need to work hard in order to find a job that is going to do all things for you, as well as be able to prove to an employer that you are the person for the job. 

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Finding A Good Career In Healthcare

If you are someone who likes to care for people, then you might be keen to try and make that a part of your life by turning it into a career. Many people who are like this tend to go to the world of healthcare, as that is such a great way to make sure that you are making the most of your good caring ability.

Of course, there are many careers you can pursue in healthcare, and no matter which one you go for you will want to put your all into it. But how do you find a good career first and foremost?

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Career Change

The Pros and Cons of Taking Your Side Hustle More Seriously

A side hustle is often considered passion projects. They’re fun and interesting little distractions that can often be considered hobbies. However, there’s a big difference that changes the way you approach a side hustle; it actually makes you money! This is arguably the biggest distinction between a side hustle and a hobby, and it’s one that has huge significance in the way you manage it.

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Career Change, Job Search

Smarter Ways to Find Your Dream Job

If you want to build a fulfilling and rewarding career, you’ll need to find your dream job. Of course, it isn’t always easy to decide exactly what you want to do. Furthermore, you may need to meet specific criteria or obtain particular qualifications before you can begin your dream role. 

Fortunately, there are smarter ways to find your dream job than merely applying for jobs endlessly. To give yourself a head-start in the job market, take a look at these top tips now.

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Six Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

The job market is a competitive place and applying for jobs can be tough. Getting to interview alone can feel impossible sometimes, so you need to make sure your resume stands out. More people are applying for the same jobs in most industries, and you’re likely to be up against people with very similar qualifications and experience.

Your resume needs to push you above these people so the person hiring can see why you should be the one they bring in to interview. Here’s how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. 

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How To Prepare For Work-Related Exams

You thought that the education and exam side of your life was over, but your work has now requested you study for a qualification that will help you in your job and career. It involves an exam, and you’ve not done one of those for a while. When we don’t do something for a while, we feel out of practice, so here are some helpful ways to prepare for work-related exams.

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How To Find A Job That You Really Love

Working. Even the word itself is enough to send shivers down some people’s spines, and most of us would prefer to roll over and go back to sleep when our alarms go off for our job. In fact, the people who jump out of bed with excitement when it’s time to go to work are few and far between, and most of us don’t feel too positively about our boring 9 ‘til 5 jobs. We’ve all asked ourselves: is this really all that there is out there for me?

The answer is a resounding ‘no’, but to find a job that makes you happy you need to be prepared to take risks and look deeply inside yourself to see what you really want, and you then have to put yourself out there and go and find it. Whilst we’ll admit that this all sounds quite daunting, it will be the best decision you ever make, and you’ll be so glad that you did it when you wake up every day looking forward to what’s on the horizon. Here’s what you can (and should) do.

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