CareerJSM Enters Career Transition & Outplacement Market

CareerJSM is pleased to share that their unique job search management software will now be leveraged by the Career Transition & Outplacement industry through a partnership with Optimum Talent — a leading talent development consultant firm in Canada.   “Collaborating with a Canadian leader in Career Transition and Outplacement services like Optimum Talent has been a great opportunity. We learned …

5 Essential Resume Tips

390 words. 4-minute read. Your resume is your chance to make a good first impression. Follow these simple steps to make sure yours don’t end up in the recycling bin. The average job posting in 2017 receives over 150 resumes. Here’s how to make yours stand out.   What makes a good resume or cover letter? 1. It is free …

Deadly Mistakes to Avoid: Typos and Grammar

250 words. 2-minute read. Job seeking is competitive. Something as little as a typo in your resume or cover letter is often enough to knock you out of contention for a position. Follow these simple tips to make sure your application isn’t ending up in the recycling bin. How do I avoid spelling and grammar errors? Read over your work …

How To Organize Your Job Search with CareerJSM

240 words. 3-minute read. Not organized in your job search? You are missing great opportunities. Ever found the perfect opportunity only to forget where you found it? Even worse, have you ever been poorly prepared for an interview because you forgot what was in the job description? You’re not alone. Most job seekers use a wide range of different job …

Facebook jobs

Facebook Jobs: Not That Creepy, Pretty Useful.

Last week Facebook launched “Facebook Jobs” which is, in the most simple terms, a job board hosted on Facebook Business Pages. Starting now, a company like mine can quickly post a job and receive applications through Facebook. I had a couple questions about how the user experience would work, so this morning I decided to test it out. How it …

CareerJSM Partner Magnet Awarded Gold Global Best Award in Oslo, Norway

  Award recognizes strong and effective partnerships between educational institutions, private businesses and other stakeholders working to improve employability TORONTO, September 30, 2016 – CareerJSM is thrilled to announce that our customer, Ryerson University, received the International Partnerships Network (IPN) Gold Global Best Award last week in Oslo, Norway for their innovative Magnet platform. The award is supported by the …

Empowering Effective Networking: CareerJSM launches networking features

Empowering Effective Networking: CareerJSM launches networking features

One of the most important parts to a job search – and your career management – is effective networking and relationship management. Not only can networking create opportunities, but it can also allow you as a job seeker, to understand more about labour market trends and hiring shifts in the industry that you are looking to apply. With that being …

What does Randstad’s Acquisition of Monster Mean for Job Seekers?

I have been thinking a lot over the last couple weeks about Randstad’s acquisition of Monster for a reported $500M dollars. The price was pretty surprising (it was very low) given that Monster, at its peak, had a market cap of over $7B. But, it was another indication that that job board market (as a business) is dead. Now, both …

Career Detour: Why Not Knowing Your Next Career Move Might be a Good Thing

Lawyer. Teacher. Journalist. Event Planner. These are all fake aspirations that I have rotated between throughout high school and university. I really wanted to have a solid answer every time the dreaded Job Question surfaced, if only to seem sure of myself, to quell my parents’ anxieties, to justify thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours spent. In reality, I …