October 2002

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Table of Contents

  1. Our New Splash Page!
  2. Dear CareerOwl: Advice for Jobseekers Emigrating to Canada
  3. Career Article: Job Search Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks
  4. CampusAuctionMarket offering FREE promotions!
  5. Flyover of Some of the Exciting Job Openings Posted on CareerOwl Recently

Welcome to the CareerOwl Corner newsletter, a new source for news about jobs in Canada.

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1. Our New Splash Page!

CareerOwl's home splash page have been revamped and changed. You now have easier access to the great features that make CareerOwl a leader in online job seeking! In addition to that, we give you regularly updated news and show how it is important to you in the form of our Job News Express. Make sure you also check out our Featured Jobs, regularly updated and now accessible via our home page.

Same old URL, great new look and content:

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2. Dear CareerOwl: Advice for Jobseekers Immigrating to Canada

CareerOwl is proud to present its second "Dear CareerOwl" article and advice column in which YOU get to ask us for job advice. Here's an excerpt:

I have applied to immigrate to Canada - this is still in its early stages. My CV is attached. I feel that I should be accepted for emigration, without any difficulties.

Is there any value in chasing jobs now or it is too early?

Curious about the answer? Check out the article by clicking on the link below!

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3. Career Article: Job Search Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks

This week Kevin interviews a man who has held 107 jobs in his life. I think he knows a thing or two about job seeking! Click here for our article, Job Search Lessons From The School of Hard Knocks.

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4. CampusAuctionMarket offering FREE promotions!

On September 5th 2002 researchers at the University of Alberta started a local Internet auction site. Since the opening over 1,000 people have registered on During this period close to 1500 auctions have been posted by students and local residents, resulting in approximately 5,000 bids, and over $40,000 in sales. The site is open to U of A students and residents of the greater Edmonton area. Registration is free and detailed instructions on how to proceed are provided at provides you with a free, easy and fun way to sell and buy just about any products through Internet auctions. The originators of this new auction site explain that it is similar to popular auction sites like eBay and Amazon, but that the local nature of this site has several important advantages for buyers and sellers. Buyers and sellers can meet in person (for example, on campus) to complete the transaction, eliminating the need to send payment before receiving the item and incurring shipping costs. Also, since it is completely free, no credit card is needed to register.

The site originators explain that during the period of November 5th - 20th they will be running an exciting promotion, offering free gifts and prizes, and a chance to win some great products at low prices.

So you can visit the site even if you aren't in the local area served by it now. It's is an interesting new addition to the developing Internet landscape. Visit today!

You can also read more at our web site, at

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5. Flyover of Some of the Exciting Job Openings Posted on CareerOwl since our Last Newsletter

All these CANADIAN jobs are listed at

CareerOwl is a great way of finding, or learning about the required qualifications, for all sorts of jobs. Here's an owl flyover of some of the new job postings, such as tenure track positions at leading universities. Click on any of the headings for a full description.

(Use your Virtual Agent to receive more job postings targeted to your own preferences. Not sure how to use the Virtual Agent? Login to our system at, click on the "Profile" tab, and then click on "Job Preferences" under the heading, "Virtual Agent." Follow the instructions and you'll be receiving jobs by e-mail in no time.)

If you didn't get around to reading this newsletter within a week of when it was sent, check for an updated version of our hot-listed new job postings at this link:

BC Jobs

Business and sales coordinator: RICHMOND, BC, Canada
Richmond, BC based manufacturing and research and development company is seeking a committed, dedicated individual to further develop our existing local and national markets for our heating systems. Our company has experienced significant growth and we are looking for a high quality individual to assist us in our sales expansion plans. You will have the ability to assess new and existing markets for business potential and develop and institute a plan to access the same.

The Economic Analysis Branch provides high level economic and program measurement analysis of ministry programs and proposed initiatives for Ministry Executive, the Minister, Cabinet and Treasury Board. Under the direction of the Corporate Data Team Leader, the Data Warehouse Administrator is involved in a whole range of data warehouse services including product evaluation, design of physical databases, management of databases and the necessary upgrades or implementation.

Entry Level Marketing Position: Vancouver, BC, Canada
No experience necessary, training will be provided. If you enjoy meeting people, like mobility on the job, and are interested in the marketing field, then this may be an opportunity to gain relevant experience. 3 day /week (or equivalent).

Alberta Jobs

Claims Processor/Risk Analyst: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Funds Administrative Service Inc., a national employee benefits administration firm based in Edmonton, is seeking an energetic, motivated individual to join our organization as a full time Claims Processor/Risk Anaylst. You would be responsible for adjudicating short term diasability claims as well as supplementary health and dental claims. You must have a post secondary diploma or certificate with at least two years of health/dental claim processing experience. Strong writing skills, proficiency with computer applications and the ability to apply analytical skills is required.

Professional Property Manager: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Professional Property Manager required for Edmonton Office. Some travel is required. The right candidate must have extensive experience managing multi-family rental properties, as well as excellent communication and leadership skills. Candidates without Property Management experience will not be considered.

Manitoba Jobs

Youth International Internship: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
The Youth International Internship Program involves working for 6 months at the Institute gaining knowledge and experience in research methods as well as the various aspects of the transportation and logistics industry. The Intern then spends three months out of the country at an institution or company continuing to broaden her/his experience. Upon return to Canada, the final 3 months is spent back at the Transport Institute completing the internship and looking for employment within the Industry.

Ontario Jobs

Night Shift Supervisor: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
For this opportunity, a B.Sc in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, microbiology, pharmacology or pharmacy is essential. In this role, your mandate will be to meet productivity and quality objectives, maintain harmonious labour relations and demonstrate leadership on your shift by implementing continuous improvement.

Systems Development Practice Leader: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
We currently have an immediate requirement for a Practice Leader in our Systems Development practice. You are a technical expert with the ability to think outside the box - providing innovative ideas, either across the entire enterprise or within a business unit. You are a natural leader with unquestionable customer, people and engagement management skills coupled with strong business acumen and exceptional communication skills. You have a proven track record in driving and growing a development team. WE ARE AN EXCEPTIONAL COMPANY SEEKING EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE.

Playground Design Consultant: Ottawa/Hull , ONT, Canada
Create a difference for children. KOMPAN, world leader in designing and manufacturing outdoor playground equipment, seeks a Playground Design Consultant in the Ottawa/Hull area.

Reactivation Clerks: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
Applicants must be bilingual and have experience in sales or telerecruiting. Working hours: Mon-Thurs 2-11:30PM & Fri or Sat 10-4. Positions start Nov 4th with interviews ASAP.

Web Developer: Toronto, ONT, Canada
We are seeking someone with web development experience and political science acumen. You will assist in developing political/governmental websites, from content to html.

Senior Account Manager: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
Our client is currently a leader in the Verification market. We are looking for a Sr. Account Manager to sell verification software to companies designing chips. This individual must have a strong background in selling to companies in Eastern Canada.

Quebec Jobs

Engineer/General Manager: Kahnawake, QC, Canada
Consulting engineering firm seeks a general manager with experience in a consulting office or equivalence in the public sector. Engineer or Business Degree with consulting office experience, bilingual. To assist in planning, office management, leading project managers; recruiting personnel, outsourcing sub-consultants; marketing and proposal writing; implementing professional development.

Experienced Accountant: Montreal, QC, Canada
Our CA firm in Montreal requires an experienced accountant to work on a professional team to audit owner-managed companies and act as a business advisor to management. Flexible working relationship is available for all categories of applicants.

ORDER ENTRY CLERK: Montreal, QC, Canada
A major Import/Export textile distributor needs a dependable, experienced and autonomous Order Entry clerk. Ability to use inventory control software is required. The position includes providing courteous and timely customer support. The successful candidate should be bilingual with a minimum of five years experience in order entry and directly dealing with customers. Salary according to experience in the textiles/ garment industry.

Across Canada

Crew Manager / Canvassers: Greater Toronto Area, ONT, Canada
The Canadian Don't Do Drugs Society of Canada is in need of Crew Managers and Canvassers for their door-to-door fund raising campaign. These are for positions across Canada. For more information, please call us toll free at 1-888-224-7507.

Here are some of the cities we're hiring in:

Victoria, BC, Canada
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Various Cities Across BC, BC, Canada
Calgary, AB, Canada
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Regina, SK, Canada
Greater Toronto Area, ONT, Canada
Ottawa and Surrounding Cities, ONT, Canada
Various Cities, ONT, Canada
Kitchner, London, Niagara and Area, ONT, Canada
Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay and Area, ONT, Canada
Montreal, QC, Canada
Quebec City, QC, Canada
Halifax, NS, Canada
Fredericton, NB, Canada
St. John's, NF, Canada
Charlottetown, PE, Canada

United States

Assistant Professor: Houston, TX, United States
The Department of Economics anticipates filling a tenure track position with an assistant professor who has a primary or secondary interest in international trade, international finance or economic development. We have a preference for candidates who have substantive empirical interests. Positions include opportunities for involvement in the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy and interactions with faculty in the Jones Graduate School of Business.

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Le Coin de
Octobre 2002
Votre guide GRATUIT des emplois en ligne.


Table des Matières

1. Chère ChouetteCarrière: Des conseils pour les chercheurs d’emplois qui veulent immigrer au Canada
2. L’Article de ChouetteCarrière: Des leçons sur la recherche d’un emploi venant de la rude école.
3. Un aperçu des débouchés passionnants qui sont postés sur ChouetteCarrière depuis
notre dernier bulletin.

Bienvenue à notre première lettre d'information, une nouvelle source d'information à propos des emplois au Canada.

Si vous ne voulez plus recevoir cette lettre d'information, veuillez cliquez ici.

1. Chère ChouetteCarrière: Des conseils pour les chercheurs d'emplois qui veulent immigrer au Canada.

ChouetteCarrière est fière de vous présenter sa deuxième colonne de " Chère ChouetteCarrière " - c'est une chance pour VOUS de nous demander des conseils sur la recherche d'un emploi. Voici un passage:

J'ai fait une demande pour entrer au Canada - ce qui est présentement à un stage préliminaire. Je joins à cette lettre mon curriculum vitae. J'ai été avisé que c'est fort probable que je vais pouvoir immigrer au Canada sans difficulté.

Est-ce que cela vaudrait la peine pour moi de chercher un emploi maintenant ou est-il trop tôt?

Êtes-vous curieux de connaître la réponse? Visitez la colonne en cliquant sur le lien ci-dessous!

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2. L'Article de ChouetteCarrière: Des leçons sur la recherche d'un emploi venant de la rude école.

Ce mois ci Kevin parle avec un homme qui a occupé 107 postes dans sa vie. " Je crois qu'il en sait une chose ou deux sur la recherche d'un emploi! " Cliquez ici pour visualiser notre article sur, Des leçons sur la recherche d'un emploi venant de la rude école.

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3. Un aperçu des débouchés passionnants, qui sont postés sur ChouetteCarrière, depuis notre dernier bulletin.

Ces emplois CANADIENS sont listés à

À ChouetteCarrière ont vous offre la meilleure manière de trouver et d'apprendre au sujet des compétences requises pour toutes sortes d'emplois. Notre aperçu de ce mois-ci des débouchés passionnants qui sont postés sur ChouetteCarrière comporte en plus des postes qui représentent un challenge avec le Ministère des Finances du Canada à Ottawa ainsi que des postes en comptabilité/finance à Calgary. Vous n'avez qu'à cliquer sur n'importe quel en-tête pour obtenir une description complète.

(Utilisez votre Agent Virtuel pour obtenir encore plus d'emplois postés qui sont ciblés à vos propres préférences. Si vous n'êtes pas sûr comment utiliser l'Agent Virtuel? Entrez dans la procédure d'accès de notre système à, cliquez sur le tab "Profile" et par après sur "Les Préférences d'Emplois" sous l'en-tête "Agent Virtuel." Suivez les instructions et vous allez recevoir une liste d'emplois par courriel, dans peu de temps.

Si vous n'avez pas eu la chance de lire ce bulletin après une semaine qu'il fut affiché, vous devriez voir la version mise à jour de nos nouveaux emplois postés sur le lien suivant:


Conseiller à la conception des Cours de Récréations: Ottawa/Hull , ONT, Canada
Si vous voulez créer quelque chose de différent pour les enfants! KOMPAN, le leader mondial dans la conception et la fabrication des équipements des cours de récréations pour l'extérieur, est à la recherche d'un conseiller à la conception des cours de récréations pour la région d'Ottawa/Hull. Ont donnera une préférence au candidat bilingue en français/anglais. .

Commis de Réactivation: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
Les candidats doivent être bilingues et avoir de l'expérience dans la vente ou en télé recrutement. Heures de Travail : lundi-jeudi 2-11:30 de l'après midi et vendredi ou samedi 10-4. Les entretiens auront lieux aussitôt que possible pour commencer le 4 novembre.


Ingénieur/Chef de l'Exploitation: Kahnawake, Québec, Canada
Une société d'ingénierie de conseil est à la recherche d'un chef de l'exploitation qui a de l'expérience dans un bureau de conseil ou dans une équivalence au secteur publique. Un diplôme en ingénierie ou en affaires, de l'expérience dans un bureau de conseil, et bilingue est requis. Cette personne assistera à la planification, à l'organisation du bureau, aux chefs de projets principaux; aux recruteurs; à la rédaction des projets de marketing; à mettre en œuvre des formations professionnelles.

Commis d'Enregistrement: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Un distributeur principal d'import/export de textile a besoin d'un commis d'enregistrement qui est fiable, autonome et qui a de l'expérience dans le domaine. Il est exigé de cette personne d'être compétente dans l'utilisation du logiciel de contrôle des stocks. Ce poste vous demandera de donner un service à la clientèle courtois et opportun. Le candidat reçu devra être bilingue et posséder un minimum de cinq années d'expériences dans l'enregistrement et dans le service à la clientèle. Le salaire sera déterminé selon l'expérience acquis dans l'industrie de textile et de vêtement.

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