Employers VS Job Seekers: Same Strategies?

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Are you satisfied with the results obtained with your job search? Have you ever wondered how the average employer prefers to fill positions? What is your main strategie? Here are, in order of preference, the main strategies that an average employer uses to fill positions and some solutions to make you stand out. 1. Inside [...]

Les arts et la culture du Nord : Un patrimoine…et des emplois

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By Hilary Thomson Canada’s North: a land of ice and snow that is fertile with culture, art and opportunity. The northern territories represent a huge portion of the country’s landmass, yet are home to very little of its population. Even so, the art and culture of the North has come to represent Canada in many [...]

DEFINING THE NORTHERN ADVENTURER

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By Maria Church So what does it take to brave the North? Is it a certain personality type? Maybe a particular astrological sign? One thing is certain: not everyone is up for the challenge of transporting their lives to another city, never mind one located in Canada’s northern territories. So who is the right candidate [...]

MYTHS AND REALITIES OF LIVING IN NORTHERN CANADA

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By Maria Church The true North strong and free”: it’s an evocative line in our national anthem, one that calls to mind images of glaciers, tundra and polar bears. But the reality of life in Yellowknife and Whitehorse, the two most populated cities in the territories, is a mystery to most Canadians. There is a [...]

Sortez de votre zone de confort : Emplois d’été et placements coop dans le Nord

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By Erin Jackson When Kevin Robbie signed up for a three-month summer co-op placement in Yellowknife, he was expecting chilly weather and a city not so different from his hometown of Georgetown, Ontario. Instead, he found himself swimming in the freezing cold Great Slave Lake, walking home at 11 p.m. with the sun still shining, [...]

La valeur d’une expérience à l’étranger

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By Kathleen Clark The world, they say, is at your fingertips. You can armchair travel in 140 characters or less for hours, Skype with people across a dozen time zones and barely notice a lag, or virtually order shawarma and have it at your door in 30 minutes or it’s free. But the global village [...]

YOU’RE GOING WHERE?

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By Erin Jackson If you had told me at the beginning of my university career I’d be going on a student exchange to the Netherlands, I simply would not have believed you. Born in Yellowknife and raised in Ireland, I decided to move back to Canada to study journalism at Carleton University. Hopping on a [...]