Employment Services Blog
The latest in job search strategies, resume tips, and more! Written by Lutherwood staff.
- 5 Qualities of a Good Mentor
The role of a mentor is to share your experience and advice with someone that needs guidance. This article uses the perspectives of mentoring newcomers to Canada and shares five qualities of a good mentor.Read More
- 5 Reasons Why Mentoring is Important for Newcomers to Canada
There are many strategies available to be successful as a newcomer to Canada, and one is mentoring. In this article, we highlight five reasons why you, as a newcomer to Canada, should consider finding a mentor.Read More
- Fall Into New Job Search Routines
If you’re one of the parents who is waving goodbye to your children as they welcome their first day back to school, you may be now wondering what lies ahead for your career and the routines of your family. Here to share a few quick tips to use this change in season to your job search advantage.Read More
- Only 2 Things Can Happen After an Interview
Your research directs you to apply for the right job, and your networking and resume will get you an interview. But what happens after that? There are only two things that can happen after an interview. Find out what they are here.Read More
- New to Canada? Use This Strategy to Get a Job
As someone new to Canada, how can you get a job working in an office environment (or remotely working from home) without Canadian experience? The answer: use your mother tongue to your advantage.Read More
- Wait 2 Seconds Before Answering a Question
Whether you’re being interviewed online or in person, waiting just a few seconds before answering a question can really help project confidence and thoughtfulness. Read more to find out how.Read More
- Thinking Outside The Box In Your Job Search
Job searches can sometimes stretch out for what feels like forever. If this sounds familiar, it may be time to shake up your job search by thinking outside of the box and expanding your comfort zone!Read More
- Preparation Tips Before Starting A New Job
Starting a new job is exciting, but it can also feel overwhelming or scary. Follow these 5 preparation tips to make sure that you are ready to make a great impression in your first week!Read More
- YESS You Can!
In March 2021, Service Canada funded the 3-year YESS program that supports youth 15 to 30 years old that face high barriers who are looking for employment. This program uses a custom-tailored approach to addressing individual youth’s needs to help them be successful. Let’s take a closer look!Read More
- What's Your Bottom Line?
Knowing how much you want in financial compensation for work is essential. Some employers will include the information in their job postings, but if not, we’re here to help you prepare for how to answer the question in an interview. Here are some websites to help:Read More