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Apply these 9 First Date ‘Don’ts’ to Your Upcoming Job Interview

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Preparing for a job interview can be scary. Making a good first impression is crucial and if it goes well it can mean a huge change in your life. Does this sound like anything else most of us do?


5 Tips for Grads Entering the Workforce

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Are you fresh out of college/university and looking to start your career? This time of your life can be very exciting but very stressful. We’re here to make things easier with 5 tips for grads! These tips are designed to


The Best of Breakaway Blog 2017

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Only one more week left of 2017! While there are many people that would gladly forget 2017 ever happened we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2017 and share the best of Breakaway Blog posts from this year.


Hilarious Job Interview Tweets

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Twitter is a goldmine for hilarious material and one topic that never fails to make us laugh is job interviews. Twitter users have a lot to say about the job interview and job hunting. We’ve compiled a few of our favourites


Our 15 Favourite Breakaway Blog Posts

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To celebrate Breakaway’s 15th anniversary today (yay!) we’re sharing 15 of our favourite blog posts we’ve done since we starting our Breakaway Blog.


Successful Skype Interview Tips

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Many companies (Breakaway included!) are swapping out the traditional telephone interview in favour of the Skype interview.


Spring Cleaning Your Career Vocabulary

Spring Cleaning Your Career Vocabulary

It is officially spring! And with spring comes Spring Cleaning! While you may need to clean your house, car, etc. as a start to spring cleaning we’ve put our own spin on the season and offer a few suggestions for ‘cleaning’


Groundhog Day Job Search Steps

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In honour of Groundhog Day we’d like to take this day to remind you of the steps you as a job seeker can take to secure your next great job.


Providing Work References: Do’s & Don’ts

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Most potential employers will ask for work references from your previous employers to confirm your work history and skills. It is important to provide the proper work references that will confirm your experience relating to the job you’re apply for


Asking Job Interview Questions

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It’s very important to ask questions during your job interview. Asking interview questions lets the employer know that you are engaged with their company and want to know as much as you can about the position and the company that