Category: Job Search & Career Spotlight

Your Job Search and the Holiday Season

Your Job Search and the Holiday Season - Summit Search Group - Calgary Employment Agency

The professional world is highly cyclical. Almost all things are affected by the shifting of trends, months, seasons, and more. Recruitment is no different, so it might be wise to consider how the coming holidays might affect your search for the perfect job. Ups and Downs Understanding how businesses...

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How is Your Work-Life Balance?

Summit Search Group

We do a lot of talking about your strategies as a job seeker and an employee, but it’s important to avoid overlooking the larger context of things. For instance, your life at work and your life outside of it affect one another in many ways, so let’s examine what...

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LinkedIn Training for Job Seekers and Business Referrals

Summit Search Group

Summit Search Group is offering one-on-one or group LinkedIn profile training in Winnipeg that will enhance all relationships including clients, prospects, suppliers and current employees.  LinkedIn helps you discover opportunities and possibilities that are closer than you can imagine. LinkedIn is a powerful tool for making business connections, generating...

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Are You Making Common Career Mistakes?

Are You Making Common Career Mistakes? - Summit Search Group - Job Search Portal Calgary

Everyone makes mistakes, but there’s a significant difference between day-to-day work errors and career missteps that have larger implications. Let’s go through a few concepts that you could be overlooking without knowing it. Your Professionalism Many job seekers assume that if they look good on the outside and know...

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Do You Have a Good Work Ethic?

Do You Have a Good Work Ethic? - Summit Search Group - Calgary Employment Agency

During the process of an interview, you’re asked questions that are designed to ascertain a number of things about you as a professional. One key element is your work ethic. So what exactly does it mean and how do you set yourself up for success? Examining It At first...

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Lacking Visual Content?

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Lacking Visual Content? - Summit Search Group - Calgary Employment Agency

Some job seekers might see LinkedIn as merely a glorified resume and networking tool. If you think of it in these limited terms, however, you’ll only be limiting the success of your job search! Visual content is one way you can take things to a higher level. Why It’s...

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Common LinkedIn Mistakes That All Job Seekers Should Avoid

Common LinkedIn Mistakes That All Job Seekers Should Avoid - Summit Search Group - Job Search Portal

LinkedIn has become a widespread standard of communication in the professional world. Just having a complete profile isn’t enough, you need to make sure you haven’t fallen into any of the most common pitfalls! Your Profile The profile you create can be an invaluable and competitive representation of yourself...

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Job Seekers: How Are Your Communication Skills?

Job Seekers: How Are Your Communication Skills? - Summit Search Group - Recruitment Agency Canada

“Good communication skills required.” You’ve probably seen this on nearly every job posting you’ve come across, and for good reason! However, saying that you have these skills is one thing. Delivering on your promise is something else entirely. Common Interaction Basic communication skills are the ones we take for...

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How to Make Yourself Stand Out as a Candidate

How to Make Yourself Stand Out as a Candidate - Summit Search Group - Employment Agency Calgary

Searching for a job tends to be a very competitive process, no matter what field you’re in. As a result, it’s in your best interests to distinguish yourself and be recognized! Here are a few ways you can avoid blending in with the crowd. Explore Your Resources During your...

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The Importance of Using Strong References

The Importance of Using Strong References - Summit Search Group - Employment Agency Calgary

When searching for their best hire, employers need to know that their candidates have a consistent history of strong performance and good working relationships throughout their professional career. This means that one of your most effective tools for standing out as a good recruit is a list of great...

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