In many professions, responding to ads in the paper and over the internet are the least effective ways to find jobs in Canada. Be selective in your job search. Do not blanket bomb 30 companies with the same resume and cover letter, as managers in companies talk. This is a common mistake that people make. Networking, cold calling, and informational interviews are much more effective ways to distribute your resume.
Always ensure you have a contact for the company and follow up within a week of submitting your resume to show your interest. “Thank-you” emails after an interview set you apart from other candidates applying for jobs in Canada.
Tip: Hand-written notes are seldom seen nowadays, so use them to differentiate yourself. Click Next to Continue reading