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Interview with a Technical Service Representative for Telus

Francine Allard has worked for TELUS for seven years. She started out in customer billing before joining the technical support department five and a half years ago. She works in Scarborough, Ontario, a Toronto suburb. FRANCINE, WHAT DOES YOUR JOB INVOLVE? On a daily basis, I solve the problems our clients are having with their […]

IT : Interview With a Talent Acquisition Specialist

For Arnaud Kermouche, Manager talent Acquisition at Uni-Select, and previously Head of recruiting for Rogers Communications in Québec, the hiring interview is an opportunity for mutual discovery. Here are some of his tips for successfully getting through this crucial step (interview made in 2010). WHAT ARE RECRUITERS LOOKING FOR IN JOB INTERVIEWS? You need to […]

How to Take Advantage of the ICT Manpower Shortage ?

By 2019, the information and communication technology (ICT) sector will need to hire 182,000 people. This will result in a shortage of qualified workers which the Canadian government will have to face by using all means possible to increase manpower supply as well as employers who must attract and retain talent.  Persistent disparities between populations […]

Information Technology Job Application Tips

FORGET ABOUT THE “SHORT AND CONCISE” CV Ignore all the advice you’ve heard about the two- or three-page CV; employers want to know exactly what you can do and what you’ve done, therefore maximum detail is required. And if you need four pages to do this, so be it. Technical details, clear and explicit explanations, […] network