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I regularly receive messages from job seekers who are feeling beat down by the job seeking process.     Recently one commented, “It’s 11:00 a.m. and I’m still in my pajamas.  I’m having a hard time finding any energy to send out another resume.” Another said, “I’m stuck!  I’m usually a positive, energetic person, but today, I’m just depressed.  I just...
The  irony of job search advice: There’s so  much out there you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s SO much available (some inevitably contradicts other advice you’ll find) that it can easily overwhelm you. This is, in fact, very likely the exact opposite outcome you were hoping for when you started...
B eginning the search for a new municipal job while you’re still working at your current town or city can be a bit problematic, to say the least! Showing up to work in a suit on a casual Friday; printing out resumes on your office printer; mysteriously excusing yourself to take personal calls, etc. It all has the potential to make you look a bit flakey—and your thinly-veiled plans for a move just might just damage...
The municipal jobs you see on www.logojo.ca are real. Towns and cities across Canada are actively searching for professionals to fill these positions and are anxiously awaiting resumes and cover letters to find the best candidates for these municipal jobs. A Cover letter is one of the best opportunities you will get to differentiate yourself from everybody else, and in fact, a well written cover letter will make a big difference in...