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

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 …

The Job Interview Is Not Just About You

Wait… what? Before you tear your resume into shreds, read on. When you walk into an interview, you have already been carefully selected from a hefty stack of other applicants. Your technical skills and education have been assessed, and you are now being brought in to be evaluated beyond what is written in ink. What are you like, how do you solve problems, are …

CareerJSM to Expand Job Search Management Platform with Seed Funding Received from Wesley Clover, MaRS IAF and Hello Ventures

Capital Injection, Facilitated by B2B SaaS Accelerator L-SPARK, will Enable CareerJSM to Expand Across North America Ottawa and Toronto, ON, June 7, 2016  – Job search management start-up CareerJSM has plans to revolutionize the way students transition from education to employment after closing their seed funding round with Terry Matthews’ private investment fund, Wesley Clover, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and …