Thank-You Letter

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, MOSAIC, Resources, WorkBC

According to a 2012 survey by Accountemps, “Eighty-seven percent of managers interviewed for the survey said email is an appropriate way to express thanks after meeting with a hiring manager, and 81 percent cited phone calls as OK.” The thank-you letter may actually get you the job. You cannot afford to think of this as simply an optional exercise. It …

Cold Calling

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources

Cold calling is more effective than just sending or emailing a resume because it allows you to create a personal relationship and have a specific contact person for follow up. Click here for a PDF download to learn about email etiquette.

Hiring Event, January 25th

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: ACCIONA, ADESA, Best Services Pros, Canada Post, Dufry, Herbaland, Home Instead, Houle Games & Entertainment Ltd., Purdys, T&T Supermarket, Van-Whole Produce, and World Financial Group. WHEN: Friday, January 25 from 1:00pm – 3:30pm WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across …

Email Etiquette

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources

Communicating via email has become the norm in the job search and application process. Most organizations prefer to send out job postings and receive applications via email in order to maintain a digital trail of related activity. Take the time to think through the content of your emails. Click here for a PDF download to learn about email etiquette.

Hiring Event, December 7th

Cassandra Employment, Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Angus One, Home Instead, MGR Construction, Merlin Plastics, Safeway, and SanMar. WHEN: Friday, December 7 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain Station) All attendees are required to …

Hiring Event, November 16th

Cassandra Employment, Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Air Canada, Avigilon, Compass Group, Easter Seals, Dufry, Impact Recruitment, Natural Factors, MT Seymour, the Brick, and UPS. WHEN: Friday, November 16 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway …

Online Applications

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources

Most employers accept online applications and resumés and many require you to apply online. Your online applications will be most effective when you understand an employer’s requirements, and format your information to conform to them. Click here for a PDF download to learn about online applications.

Hiring Event, October 26th

Cassandra Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, News, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Adesa, Aryzta, Evolution Gaming, FedEx, Grouse Mountain Resort, Home Instead, JWR, Merlin Plastics, Superstore, The Salvation Army Belkin House & Grace Masion, Van-Whole Produce, and WIS International WHEN: Friday, October 26 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, …

Screen Your Resume!

Cassandra Employment, Job Search, Resources, WorkBC

While screening resumes, employers ultimately look for work experience, skills and abilities that match the requirements of the position they need to fill, but they also pay attention to more subtle cues. Click here for a PDF download to learn about what you need to look out for when submitting a resume.

Hiring Event, September 21st

Shirin Employment, Events, Job Search, MOSAIC, Vancouver, WorkBC

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre is pleased to host another hiring fair with leading companies: Acciona,  Angus One, Fairchild Television, Fresh Direct Produce, GlobalMe, Mavi, Lululemon, Purdys, SMAK, Sodexo and UPS WHEN: Friday, September 21 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Suite 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 (across the street from the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain Station) …