GREAT NEWS: Statistics Canada reports Employment is finally seeing an Upward Trend in September – How to be Prepared for Interview Call-Backs
According to Statistics Canada, employment increased for the second consecutive month, up 31,000 in September, reducing the unemployment rate by 0.3 percentage points to 8.4%. This improvement was primarily fuelled by an increase of 92,000 in full-time jobs, the largest since May, 2006.
With employment on the rise, it’s time to brush up on those job search skills that have been practiced since the economic downturn and finally put them to use. With the competition stronger than ever, there is one chance to make a remarkable first impression on a potential employer. Interviews are the key component that will make or break a chance for landing a position.
We at TorontoJobs.ca receive 100’s of comments from employers in regards to interviews conducted from job seekers on our website. We have taken their feedback and tossed in some advice from our Recruitment Managers and have compiled a list below of the top five things to keep in mind during and before the interview process.