Oct 31, 2023 All About Resumes and the Applicant Tracking Systems

Are you ready to begin your job search, but don’t know where to start? Or have you been applying to positions but haven’t had any luck? Centre for Skills has got you covered! Whether it’s composing a professional summary or identifying your transferable skills, this tip sheet will show you the best way to highlight your assets to the ATS, and to impress the employer!

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Aug 31, 2023 How to Write the Perfect Resume 

There are many factors that play a role in the process of searching for work, especially when it comes to finding a job that suits your needs and being able to support others in your life.  Your resume is usually the first marketing tool that you have to introduce yourself to prospective employers, so you want to ensure it is crafted well. Let's examine some “do’s” and “don’ts” that you should consider when creating this important document. 

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Aug 10, 2023 Employment Agencies vs. Employment Services, Know the Difference!

The modern job market can be difficult to break into, with many job seekers competing for the same job in addition to the recruiting apps and online profiles one must contend with. Thankfully, there are many resources available for those who are looking to break into the workforce, though not all employment resources are created equally.  

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Dec 07, 2021 There Are Plenty of Jobs and Career Opportunities Waiting for You... But You Only Need to Find the One That’s Right for You! 

The employment rate in Canada returned to pre-pandemic levels and the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is finished for the most part. The good news is, there are plenty of jobs out there. Local companies are looking to hire full time or part time staff and many small businesses are having a hard time recruiting new employees.   

“For workers reluctant to get back to the workforce, perhaps it’s not just about finding a job. It might just be about finding the right job.” 

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