The Best Jobs of the Future

As our world evolves and becomes more reliant on automation and robotics for everyday things, so many parts of our lives have become more convenient. Along with these modern conveniences, many jobs that once existed are now replaced by robots or computers. Even McDonald’s soft drinks are now automated.

And there is more change to come.

By 2030, there will be 73 million jobs replaced by robotics. The shift in modernization has left people scrambling to figure out if their career could be obsolete and looking to the future to find a career path that is robot and automation-proof. The sheer number of replaceable jobs is staggering, so it is understandable to feel a bit overwhelmed by this. 

Fear not! Civilization has been through this before. The Industrial Revolution, which started in the 18th Century, switched most manufacturing processes from hand production to powered machines. People were shocked and appalled and believed that the world would never recover, but, alas—here we stand!

The great news is that new jobs will replace some of the positions taken by automation and robotics. So, what kind of new jobs can you look forward to in the future?

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What Should a Resume Cost?

Whether you are a seasoned worker looking for a new career position or are fresh into the workforce, resume writing can be intimidating!

The task of resume writing can stop some people from even applying for a new job, and for others, they turn to online templates to make life easier. But, employers are looking for more than your biographical information and a timeline of past employment.

Employers want to understand your value and what you will contribute to their business. They want to hear your specific attributes and how you have made your most recent employer better.

If you are serious about a new position, you need a carefully crafted resume, and if you can’t or are unsure of how to create one, a professional resume writer is your answer.

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How 2020 and COVID-19 Changed Job Searching Forever

There is no denying that everything changed during 2020, and there is no denying the driving factor in this change: COVID-19. After a significant disruption during the initial lockdown period, the pandemic shook up the hiring process for many employers.

The events of 2020 have profoundly changed all our lives. For so many, work was terminated or altered completely. Working parents were forced into unprecedented situations, and almost everyone is forced into the “new normal” as Zoom meetings, and handwashing becomes routine.

As much as we are looking forward to being able to socialize without restrictions, some changes will be lasting. We have seen offices shut their doors, favouring work-from-home solutions as employers now view remote work as a viable and sustainable option. The summer of 2020 also saw the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement force the world to take a long-overdue look at racial inequality. As a result, equity, inclusivity, and diversity will become a major focus of evolving business guidelines and policies.

Job searchers fear not; we will tell you exactly how job searches have changed and how you can adapt to the changes to get the job you want!

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Is LinkedIn a Good Place to Find a Job?

LinkedIn is an excellent place for determined professionals to find other professionals in the same or similar careers. Recruiters love to use LinkedIn to find potential job candidates; in fact, they are more likely to use it than any of the other social media platforms to find qualified candidates.

Read on to see how you can leverage LinkedIn to land a job.

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How Do I Find the Best Resume Writers in Canada?

Are you looking for a new career? Are you a recent graduate looking for work? If so, you need a resume that will get you noticed and land you the career of your dreams. 

Unfortunately, for most of us, writing a solid resume remains a bit of a mystery, which is why one might turn to a professional for help. But when you do decide to take this route, you need to ensure that you spend your hard-earned money on the right fit for you. 

Select the wrong writer, and you are throwing away money and wasting your own precious time. But, select the perfect resume writer, and you will set yourself on the path to success. 

In Canada, we are inundated by online ads from people claiming to be professional resume writers, many without any real references and often without any actual experience. 

So how do you tell the difference?

Check out our tips for how to find the best Canadian professional resume writer to support your job search.

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Why Is No One Calling Me Back? 6 Reasons Why You Are Ignored By Potential Employers

Are you job hunting? Are you perplexed by not getting callbacks from potential employers?

How do you make yourself more marketable to potential employers? There are a few critical skills that will sell your ability to recruiters and employers in various roles and industries. If you can grasp these different skill sets, you will not only be marketable for now, your job prospects in the future will be vast, even if you change industries down the road!

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2020 HR Statistics: What to Know About Job Search, Hiring, Recruiting & Interviews

What percentage of job seekers use social media during their job search? How many candidates for a job get an interview? What are recent graduates looking for in a job?

Have you ever wished you had a place to reference hiring and recruiting statistics when you need them?

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