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As Canadian and Global Mining Indices Plummet, the Reaction from the Job Market

Posted on October 11th, by Jessica Miles in In The Media, Industry Resources, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on As Canadian and Global Mining Indices Plummet, the Reaction from the Job Market

Recent data from mainstream mining indices are showing a rapid decline in value, in some cases not seen since early 2016. The S&P TSX Metals & Mining Index has plummeted almost 19% from July this year, and the Global Index dropping almost 12% in the same period (July to October 2018).

As a reference, these indices … Read More »

Video interviews in the recruiting process: benefits or biases?

Posted on August 24th, by Jessica Miles in Recruitment. Comments Off on Video interviews in the recruiting process: benefits or biases?

Video interviewing has become an increasingly popular tool in the recruitment process. When the video recruiting trend in HR began to take hold from 2011 to 2013, its popularity grew 49% to the point where six out of ten HR managers were using video to interview candidates [2]. While this level of adoption has held … Read More »

What To Know About Background Checks

Posted on May 24th, by Jessica Miles in Job Search. Comments Off on What To Know About Background Checks

If a potential employer requests a background check, the candidate who they are considering hiring must provide written authorization.  It is very important for candidates to provide authorization to the background-check company directly for privacy reasons.

Since it is the employer who is requesting and paying for the background check the information will not be shared … Read More »

Have You Ever Taken The Myers Briggs Personality Test

Posted on May 19th, by Jessica Miles in Just For Fun. Comments Off on Have You Ever Taken The Myers Briggs Personality Test

This article, “The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type“, uses humour to  emphasize the importance of being aware of our strengths and weaknesses so we can better adapt our style.

Try this simplified test to learn more about who you are and why you do things the way you do.

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Helpful Tips For Stay-At-Home Mom’s Re-entering The Workplace

Posted on May 16th, by Jessica Miles in Interviewing Advice, Job Search. Comments Off on Helpful Tips For Stay-At-Home Mom’s Re-entering The Workplace

Transparency – make it easy for potential employers to know that you were off work for parenting reasons. We all were brought into this world by our mom’s and employers should understand the realities of parenting.
Confidence – maintain confidence that your skills do not lose their value even though you have been out of the “paid … Read More »