Six important Lessons to Learn When You Don’t Have Local Experience

Considering a new job?  I received a resume from an engineer (whom I’ll call Ali) a few days ago. His story is like many people who come to our shores. A young man looking for a better and safer life to raise his family.   Many migrants arrive here and discov...

Job Search Tips for Older Workers

Recruiters Ignore Older WorkersThere has been a lot of news in the press lately about the difficulty that older workers are facing when it comes to finding employment. We published an article regarding this some time ago. I thought it would be timely to revise it and republish it.Older job seekers c...
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Easy Career Transitions For Over 50’s

Career changes after 50 can seem very daunting because you might feel like you need to start everything over, but that just isn't true. Skills that you have acquired in your past career can be transferable to any position you want. For instance, thinking clearly and conveying meaning is easily trans...
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8 things to consider when changing career after 50

 Should you consider a career change after 50? Is it too late? It may seem like everyone else is happy and settled into their career, but you might be surprised to find out that you are not alone in wanting to change careers. There are three main reasons people usually look to make a career change1...
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What to look for in an employer

If you are considering making a move soon or you are currently in Job Search Mode, there are some important decisions you will need to make prior to accepting an offer. We spend a big percentage of our life at work. The last thing you want to do is work in a company where your career aspirations are...
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What 3 months recruiting for a mining company taught me (part 4)

Essentials of a successful job search Having worked as a recruiter, outplacement consultant and career adviser for around 18 years I had the opportunity to help build a junior miner’s team which was ramping up for production. My job was to recruit 57 positions. As I had been providing career advice...