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The top 10 CareerWise Weekly articles of 2022

In each issue of our CareerWise Weekly newsletter, we share a selection of curated articles to help you stay up to date on all things career – from strategies and tools, to notable reports, to government announcements. Strong interest in information about job interviews and applications continued from last year’s top articles, while readers were also keen for the latest on Canadian labour market opportunities and challenges. Here, we count down the top 10 most-read articles from our 2022 newsletters.

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10. These are the most in-demand and highest-paying jobs in Canada for 2022 (DailyHive)

Randstad Canada’s annual career outlook lays out the most in-demand skills, the top 10 remote roles and the highest-paying roles for 2022.

9. Finding a new job is possible — even when you’re burned out (Vox)

Looking for a new job doesn’t have to be just another exhausting to-do list item, if you break it down into manageable steps.

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8. Where have all the workers gone? Don’t blame COVID, economists say (CBC)

Stories from across the country tell of people turning to new careers, education and priorities.

7. Canada’s critical ‘skills gap’ problem explained in 6 charts (CTV News)

Businesses reporting skills gaps say that technical, practical or job-specific skills show the highest gap (57.5%), followed by problem-solving (46.2%), according to recent research.

6. The pandemic changed everything about work, except the humble resume (The New York Times)

While the basics of the resume haven’t changedthe audience has. In the era of databases and applicant-tracking technology, software systems often sort through job candidates before they make their way to recruiters.

5. Five self-inflicted career mistakes you might be making (Fast Company)

Jobseekers need to know themselves well and be able to navigate ambiguity.

4. These overlooked interview mistakes are costing you the job (Forbes)

When candidates are eager to work for a particular business, they sometimes show more interest in the company than the role. But companies don’t want to hire fans; they want to hire problem solvers.

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3. The new rules for cover letters in 2023 (Her Money)

The new cover letter is a lot shorter and should also be sweeter, meaning that it has to show more personality.

2. You probably won’t ace a job interview without doing this one thing (Fast Company)

Jobseekers can stand out by making it clear they’ve done their research.

1. 22 resume tips for 2022 (Career Impressions)

Advice for jobseekers who are heading into the new year looking for work – or simply wanting to keep their resume fresh and ready for anything.

Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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