New Outplacement Pricing

CareerJSM launched our first product for outplacement and career transition just over a year ago today. Since then, over 5,000 job seekers have used our product to help them find a job as part of their career transition. Outplacement companies are unique. They each have various service delivery models, unique program offerings, and varying length of programs. After a year …

Is LinkedIn the Most Important Social Media Channel for Job Seekers?

LinkedIn is often a job seeker’s first stop when beginning a job search. But is it the most important social media channel? No. According to a study of 850 hiring managers by Simply Hired, job seeker’s other social media profiles (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) are more likely to be looked at than LinkedIn. Simply Hired’s report found that while 29% …

Job Tracker – Job Search Management Made Easy

The modern job search requires searching for opportunities on many different job boards. To help, CareerJSM has recently updated our platform to improve the way job seekers manage all of their opportunities. When job seekers are managing multiple opportunities at different stages it can be challenging to track all of the information required to manage each opportunity. Our simple drag …

Working at CareerJSM: Faizal

Faizal Hussain (Zayd) is a Software Developer at CareerJSM. Interested in working with Faizal? We’re hiring a Junior Developer Summer Intern! More details here. When did you start at CareerJSM? I started working at CareerJSM in October 2017. What were you doing before you started at CareerJSM? Prior to working at CareerJSM I was an HVAC/R Technician for 4 years. …

Working at CareerJSM: Vais

Vais Mahendran is a Junior Full-Stack Developer at CareerJSM. Interested in working with Vais? Great, we’re hiring for a Junior Developer Summer Intern. More details here. When did you start at CareerJSM? May 2017 What were you doing before you started at CareerJSM? Prior to working at CareerJSM, I was finishing my final year of computer science at the University …

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 …

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 …

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 …