Working at CareerJSM: Connor

Connor McGee is CareerJSM’s Customer Operations Lead (What is Customer Operations?). Read below as he describes why he loves working at CareerJSM. Interested in working with Connor? We’re hiring a Customer Operations and Sales Intern! More details here. When did you start at CareerJSM? September 2017. What were you doing before you started at CareerJSM? Prior to working at CareerJSM …

Looking For Your First Job

This is the time of year that university students start looking for their first “real” job. After conversations with some younger friends, I thought I would put together some thoughts about how entry-level candidates should approach their first job as they apply to a number of companies and evaluate offers. Optimize for growth vs. pay Many entry-level students graduate with …

SmartTracker: Real-Time Resume Analysis

Matching qualifications to a job posting keywords is crucial to getting your application noticed. Why? Applicant Tracking Systems.  What is an Applicant Tracking System? Applicant Tracking Systems are recruiting software platforms designed to sort through huge quantities of resumes and determine which candidates are the best fit. Similar to a search engine (Google, Yahoo etc.), Applicant Tracking Systems rank candidates by …

The Value of Customer Operations

This is part of a new series written by our Customer Operations Lead Connor McGee. Over the course of a few blog posts I’ll be sharing how providing strong Customer Operations has been a tremendous value add for CareerJSM. I will do so through 3 topics – What is Customer Operations, Our Tech Stack and ROI of Customer Operations. How …

Changing Social Hiring Resources & Business Models

This is part of a series written by CEO Jeffrey Doucet. Click for Part 1 and Part 2. *** In our last blog, we looked at how hiring resources have changed, and how they are contributing to poor job seeker behaviour. Next, we want to look at how social media has changed job search. We all have heard the stat …

How to: Job Search Time Management

315 words, 3 minute read. Finding a new job can be time consuming, and challenging, work. Below you’ll find tips to be a more effective and efficient job search candidate. How do I make the most of my time? Keep a standard schedule Build a specific workflow for your job search. Having a daily routine can help you focus on …

Changing Hiring Resources

This is Part 2 in 3 part series written by Jeffrey Doucet, CareerJSM’s CEO. In October, Jeffrey was invited to Keynote at the Career Star Group annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal. This series of blog posts contain the key industry insights Jeffrey discussed as part of his talk. Click here for Part 1 in this series.   We know that …

The Changing Job Search Ecosystem

This is Part 1 of a 3 part series. Part 2 here. Written by Jeffrey Doucet, CEO. Introduction: A few weeks ago I was invited to Keynote the Career Star Group’s annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal. I was invited on behalf of our customer, Optimum Talent, who recently launched our software across the country (read more about that here). The …

The Fast and Easy Network Outreach Guide

270 words. 3 minute read. People in your network can help. Your personal and professional networks are crucial to helping you find your next job opportunity. Beyond being able to point you towards the right people, connections may be able to offer you a referral, which can dramatically improve your chances of getting hired. In fact,  referred candidates are 3 …

Is Google Cloud Jobs the End of Job Boards?

550 words, 5 minute read. The short: Looking for a job is hard. Job seekers need to use a ton of hiring resources, and struggle to know which jobs they should actually apply for. Google is set to bring their world-leading search algorithms to the job search with Google Cloud Jobs API and we want to tell you what it …