Charles Strachey

Use job fairs to your full advantage

I have been looking for a job for a month now. I attended a job fair recently and I didn’t get any callbacks for interviews. Is there something I am doing wrong?

  • Mar 7, 2012

Cost of hiring disabled workers usually low

Dear Working Wise: I just hired a new person to work in our office. She hasn’t started work yet, but she seems like a good fit. She knows the software and has a great personality — but I’m a little worried. She uses a wheelchair and I’m concerned about any costs that I will have to have to incur to accommodate her disability.

  • Dec 26, 2011

Social media tools can connect with employers

Everyone is talking about social media tools like Facebook and Twitter right now.

  • Aug 8, 2011

Boom or bust, businesses value good employees

I have a big mortgage and my company is struggling to remain profitable, which is making me worry about my job.

  • Aug 2, 2011

Keep cool on the job site this summer

I am working on a road-paving crew this summer. A couple of days have already been so hot that a few of us on my crew felt like we were going to pass out.

  • Jul 22, 2011

Try these techniques to land a summer job

I have been looking for a summer job for the past four weeks with no luck. Last summer, I was lucky to find a job as a receptionist with a home builder, but they are not hiring students this summer and it seems like no one else is either.

  • Jul 18, 2011

Vacation pay ensures a break without loss of income

A friend of mine has been a loyal employee at a well-known retailer for over six years.

  • Jul 11, 2011

Degree recognition resources available to immigrants

I immigrated to Alberta from India four years ago to build a better life for myself and my family. I have a bachelor of technology degree (BTech) but have found it hard to get employers to recognize my education.

  • Jul 4, 2011