Category: Job Search & Career Spotlight

Why Having a Mentor Is so Important for Your Career

Why Having a Mentor Is so Important for Your Career - Summit Search Group - Job Search Portal

Throughout the course of your professional life, you’ll make a number of self-directed and autonomous decisions to build the ideal career. It’s an important skill to have, but there is also tremendous value in learning from the decisions of others. What Constitutes a Mentorship? A career mentor is a...

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Essential Tips for a Great Interview

Essential Tips for a Great Interview - Summit Search Group - Job Search Portal

In the hunt for your dream job, first impressions are everything. A face-to-face chat with a recruitment manager is your golden opportunity to sell yourself as the ideal candidate. These tips will give you a good idea of how to approach this conversation. The Basics As we explained in...

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How to Not Get Hired. Anywhere. Ever.

When it comes to awkward and unsuccessful job interviews, HR professionals have seen it all. The combination of pre-interview jitters, tough questions, and an unfamiliar environment are enough to send many applicants into a spiral of disaster. A 2015 Barclays LifeSkills study reported the most common interview mistakes, saying that “candidates are often unprepared and may...

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Dressing For Success: From the Interview to the Workplace

Dressing For Success: From the Interview to the Workplace - Summit Search Group - Job Opportunities Canada

Throughout your career, you’ll be making many key impressions on superiors and colleagues. A big part of making these impressions as positive as possible is how your present yourself. Here’s a crash course on getting your attire right and looking the part! The Interview The first thing to bear...

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LinkedIn: Why It’s Important and How to Use It

LinkedIn: Why It’s Important and How to Use It - Summit Search Group - Job Search Portal Canada

In the world of business, we see the LinkedIn everywhere. It’s one of the most flexible and widespread tools for career development and community-building out there, but why is it so popular and how should you use it to create your ideal career? What’s the Big Deal? If you...

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Top Five Ways to Accelerate Your Career in 2016

Top Five Ways to Accelerate Your Career in 2016 - Summit Searcg Group - Staffing Agency Canada

A new year has finally begun, which means you’ve probably come up with a few personal resolutions. So how about your career? Here are five ways you can reform your approach and accelerate the progression of your profession in 2016! Diversify Your Efforts It’s important to be as efficient...

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What to Avoid When Writing Your Resume

What to Avoid When Writing Your Resume - Summit Search Group - Reputable Recruitment Agency Canada

Your resume can be one of two things: a golden ticket to your dream job or a one-way ticket to the recycle bin. The difference can come down to the smallest thing because the person or people reviewing your application materials have only so much time to do so....

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We’ve Matched You With Your Dream Job! Here’s How to Get Off to a Great Start

We’ve Matched You With Your Dream Job! Here’s How to Get Off to a Great Start - Summit Search Group - Canada Staffing Agency

There’s no feeling like it: you’ve landed a new job and it’s the perfect match. Before long, however, you’ll remember that you have a lot to adjust to in a new environment and that first impressions are everything. Here are a few ways you can get settled properly and...

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Social Media in Today’s Job Force – What Does Yours Say About You?

Social Media in Today’s Job Force – What Does Yours Say About You? - Summit Search Group

Social media is a powerful force in the recruitment world today. Candidates for employment are increasingly turning to social media sites to find lucrative job opportunities, and employers are also using social media to vet candidates during their hiring process. Social accounts give employers a unique insight into candidate’s...

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Coping with Rejection During your Job Hunt

Coping with Rejection During your Job Hunt - Summit Search Group - Recruitment Agency Canada

When looking for a new job, it’s easy to become frustrated if you don’t get results you desire within a reasonable period of time. If your job hunt drags on for several months, it becomes harder and harder to deal with recurring rejection. You’ve sent out hundreds of resumes,...

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