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Career Advice Sites

Career Advice Blogs

  • The Guardian UK newspaper in the UK has selected its top career tips and advice on a range of relevant topics
  • Bestselling author, corporate consultant and LinkedIn Global Spokesperson, Lindsey Pollak blogs on employment trends, job search tips and social media
  • Position Ignition, a career advice and support company that provides useful tips through its blog

Networking Tips

  • LinkedIN article on ‘How I Was Able to Conquer My Shyness and Dominate Networking ‘
  • Business Insider’s ‘How to network like a pro’
  • LinkedIn University on ‘How to network on LinkedIn’
  • Mashable’s article on ‘5 Rules for Professional Networking Success’
  • Harvard Law offers networking tips, sample emails and questions to ask while networking

Career Assessment Resources

Career resources for those new to Canada and/or Ontario

Resume Writing Tips

  • Uof T offers a great list of tips to follow when writing your resume
  • YWCA Vancouver provides advice on resume and cover letter writing
  • KPMG Canada gives a detailed explanation of how to write an effective resume
  • The Guardian UK provides a list of articles on cover letter and CV advice
  • OPS resume Writing Tips is a resource specific to those seeking employment within the Ontario Public Sector.

Interview Tips

Social Media guidelines

Career in Public or Not-for-Profit Sector