November/December 2002

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Table of Contents
  1. 4 Job Search Secrets From an HR Pro
  2. Flyover of Some of the Exciting Job Openings Posted on CareerOwl Recently

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1. 4 Job Search Secrets From an HR Pro

In Kevin's ongoing series of interviews with career experts, he tracked down Bob Bowden, a former HR director, with over 20 years of recruiting experience in the finance industry.

Interested in know what he had to say? Check out this week's article by clicking on the link below!

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2. 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 including openings in sales, marketing and accounting/finance in BC and Alberta, positions at Finance Canada in Ottawa for which the application deadline has been extended, as well as work opportunities for roofers, accountants and architectural technologist in Ontario. Click on any of the headings for a full description.

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BC Jobs

Sales Person: Lower Mainland, BC, Canada
A large Vancouver based security company with 3 offices in the lower mainland is looking for candidates for the position of "Sales Person." To qualify, candidates should be hard working, willing to learn, well organized and have good interpersonal skills. Sales experience preferred but not necessary.

SALES CONSULTANTS: Prince George & Kamloops, BC, Canada
Go-getter that you are, you will call on clients throughout your region to provide expertise, product education, and increase sales. You will develop strong relationships with industry specialists through inspired presentation of our exclusive line of haircare products. Your professional-yet-chic image and ability to blend the art of sales and customer service are key to success in this role. Direct sales experience, reliable transportation and valid driver's license required.

Sales Representative: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Can you sell CRM software? We would like to hear from you.

Managers and Kitchen Leadership Positions: Vancouver, BC, Canada
UPBEAT Gourmet deli concept coming to the West-End is searching for highly motivated people with barista, baking, deli, customer service & gourmet food prep exp. Managers and kitchen leadership positions available.

Sales Representative: Vancouver, BC, Canada
SUCCESSFUL interactive business in Lower Mainland needing seasoned sales reps. Contract position with negotiable rates & incentives.

Applicants must be honest and ethical, positive and highly self-motivated with a strong desire to learn. CanRich, a leader in Personal Wealth Building System, delivers software that helps novice traders achieve financial freedom by enabling effective self-management of their investments. To provide novice traders who want to succeed in the TSX market, with the software tools, training and support to achieve extraordinary returns by managing their own investments toward financial freedom.

Junior Programmer: Richmond, BC, Canada
Pacific Industrial Scale Co. Ltd. is the major manufacturer of Industrial Scale Systems in Western Canada. The successful candidate must meet the requirements of eCorps, an initiative funded by the Government of Canada. These conditions are essentially that you be under 30 and be ready to start almost immediately.

Service Co-Ordinator/Team Leader: Vancouver, BC, Canada
LaserNetworks is an industry leader in providing laserprinter supplies and service, and is the largest retail manufacturer and recyler of toner cartridges in Canada. After several years of industry leading growth we are now seeking a Service Co-Ordinator/Team Leader for our Vancouver branch. LaserNetworks offers a competitive salary, bonus plan, profit sharing, training opportunities and a full range of company benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, short & long term disability and employee assistance program.

Alberta Jobs

University Professors: Edmonton, AB, Canada
The Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant professor level to teach in its natural resources and energy programs and to perform research in the areas of environmental, resource or energy economics. The candidate should be highly familiar with the natural resource and energy markets and regulatory regimes; knowledge of Canadian markets would be valued; industry experience would be valued. The University of Alberta is one of the leading research universities in Canada. Candidates should have a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

University Professors: Edmonton, AB, Canada
The University of Alberta School of Business invites applications for the Carthy Chair in International Business. The University of Alberta is one of the leading research universities in Canada. To fill this senior and prestigious professorship, we are looking for a candidate with a strong research record in any area of international research including, but not limited to, International Business, International Economics, International Finance, International Management.

FINANCE MANAGER: Calgary, AB, Canada
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Finance Manager shall be responsible for managing the financial affairs of the company in an effective and efficient manner, exercising financial control so that corporate decisions are made in an effective and timely manner, promoting confidence in the financial management and reporting systems within the company and amongst shareholders, lenders and customers and managing the relationship of the company with international financial institutions.

SOUS CHEF: Fort MacMurray, AB, Canada
The Sawridge Hotel, a 3 1/2 star hotel is seeking a creative, energetic individual, with Red Seal. The successful candidate must be a team player and be experienced with high volume line and banquet sales. LINE COOK _ Opportunities for advancement, Apprentice or Red Seal preferred. We offer above average starting wage, staff accommodations, bonus plan and many other benefits.

Customer Service Representative: Calgary, AB, Canada
Cardinal Coach Lines Limited has been "Moving People With Care" since 1947. Our Charter and Tour Department requires an experienced Customer Service Representative with a transportation background. Responsibilities include charter and tour sales, data entry, invoicing, fuel tax, licensing, dispatch and basic office duties. The successful candidate must be an energetic, positive, confident individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

VIP International Corporation is a leading global hotel and car rental reservation and marketing company, committed to providing its clients with cost effective, total electronic distribution management solutions. An opportunity with excellent potential for career growth exists within the Client Productivity Department for a customer focused, revenue driven individual, who is willing to learn all aspects of client help desk service. The successful candidate will provide first class help desk assistance to car and hotel clients. Questions will cover areas such as car and hotel reservations, internet booking sites and general knowledge channel distribution questions.

Manager, Day Surgery/Preop Assessment Clinic: Lethbridge, AB, Canada
The Chinook Health Region is a progressive health care organization that is committed to providing high quality acute hospital care, community health and continuing services for a population of over 146,000 residents of southwestern Alberta.We are currently seeking individuals to serve in the following positions: Manager - Day Surgery/Preop Assessment Clinic, Full-time Regular. You will be responsible for implementing and maintaining standards of care, and providing clinical supervision and consultation for the Preoperative Assessment Clinic, Admit Day of Surgery and the Day Surgery Units.

Account Manager: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Minimum 5 years outside sales experience in industrial sales. Ability to identify targets, create strategies and execute a plan. Work independently while maintaining strong sales team relations. Energetic, enthusiastic, and self-confident. Strong professional work ethic with high level of integrity. Computer literate, well organized. Prospecting & qualifying new business targets. Maintain existing accounts. Maintain and build customer relations. Travel in Edmonton and Northern Alberta.

Saskatchewan Jobs

TRUCKING SPECIALIST: Saskatoon or Regina, SK, Canada
National Truck League is committed to providing independent truckers and trucking companies with specialized Downtown Protection (TM) and insurance products, plans and services. We are expanding in the province of Saskatchewan and are seeking a dynamic professional to join our team. We provide a competitive compensation package including, a base salary plus commission, benefits and an excellent ongoing career development program.

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

Canada Department of Finance - Researcher Stream: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
Recent Ph.D. graduates hired under the Researcher stream join a team of researchers conducting theoretical and empirical work on policy-relevant questions. Candidates should fill an application online by December 11th, 2002. We will conduct interviews at the Canadian Employment Exchange in December and at the American Economics meetings in January in Washington D.C. Selected candidates will be invited starting in January to give a seminar in Ottawa and offers will be made in late February.

We are currently seeking Printer Specialist to work from our Vaughan, Ontario service depot. Duties will include Onsite and Depot service calls. Diagnosing, testing and repairing various printer configurations over the telephone and hands on is a mandatory skill. A+ Hardware, HP Laserjet Series and Lexmark Certifications are mandatory. Hands on PC technical knowledge is a must. Must have a valid Canadian Drivers Liscense.

Accounting Clerk: Toronto (Head Office), ONT, Canada
Junior position for fast growing retail chain. Must be detail and deadline oriented, have strong computer skills and a minimum of one year experience in an accounting department. Great opportunity for advancement.

Roofer/labourer: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
No experience required. Employer is willing to train. All that is required is a willingness to work and candidate must be reliable. Construction safety equipment is required. (safety boots, hard hat). General labour duties while working with the trades people. Some material handling and site housekeeping required.

Bilingual HR Administrator: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
Due to our solid growth, the ADGA Group is adding a position to its ranks. We have a newly created position of HR Administrator reporting to the HR Manager.

Architectural Technologist: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
SPARC INC. Architectural Technologist self starter with 5 yrs. working exp., strong communication & organizational skills, capable of working with minimal supervision. High skill level w/computers & AutoCad req.

Quebec Jobs

Mutual Fund Consultant: Westmount, QC, Canada
Start a rewarding career. Earn a six-figure income. The Investors Group office located in Westmount is looking for 2 qualified candidates to join our exclusive team of financial consultants.

Area Sales Manager: Quebec, QC, Canada
The aluminium industry is expanding in Quebec and we are growing with it. Wagstaff, a leading manufacturer of aluminium casting equipment, is seeking an Area Sales Manager for our new Canadian sales territory. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits.

Technical Sales Account Manager: Montreal, QC, Canada
Leading Multi National Bakery Ingredient Supplier "BakeMark Ingredients Canada" searching for Technical Sales Account Manager with Pastry/Bread Chef background and minimum experience of at least 5 years. This candidate must provide our customers with service that meets or exceeds our customer's needs and expectations and must uphold a high standard of integrity and quality in all of his/her activities.

Nunavut Jobs

Journeyman: Cape Dorset, NU, Canada
The Municipality offers a standard wage and benefits package including relocation. This is a permanent full-time position. Cape Dorset, located on the southwest tip of Baffin Island, is a community of 1200 in Canada's newest territory, Nunavut. The Municipality of Cape Dorset has openings for journeyman Oil Burner Mechanic, Plumber, and Foreman.

Across Canada

Sales Associates and Store Managers: Various Locations, Canada
Here we grow again!!! One of Canada's largest house ware chain is currently looking for highly motivated and goal oriented individuals for the following positions: District Managers, Store Managers, Assistant Store Managers, and Sales Associates (Part-time/Full-Time) for our stores in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, BC and upcoming Calgary locations. Ideal candidate must have retail experience, customer service oriented and excellent communication skills and have proven leadership abilities. We offer competitive wages and benefit package. Please indicate the position that you are applying for and the store location/province you prefer.


Sales Associate

Store Managers

South Korea Jobs

English Instructor: All of the cities, Other, South Korea
English teacher. All positions are at well-established schools, which are highly acknowledged in Korea. Positions will be assigned depends on your English skill and preference. Contract length: 1 year (possible extension). Location: English institutes all over South Korea. Working hours: 6 hrs/day, 5 days/week, 120 hrs/month.

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Le Coin de

Novembre/Décembre 2002

Votre guide GRATUIT aux emplois en ligne.

Table des Matières

1. Un spécialiste en orientation nous donne 4 secrets sur la recherche d'un emploi.
2. Un aperçu des débouchés passionnants qui sont postés sur ChouetteCarrière depuis notre dernier bulletin.

Bienvenue au bulletin de ChouetteCarrière, une nouvelle ressource de nouvelles d'emploi au Canada.

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1. Un spécialiste en orientation nous donne 4 secrets sur la recherche d'un emploi.

Au cours de ses plusieurs entrevues avec des spécialistes en orientations professionnelles Kevin a obtenu une rencontre avec Bob Bowden, un ancien directeur du personnel qui a plus de 20 années d'expériences en recrutement dans l'industrie financière.

Êtes-vous intéressé à savoir ce qu'il a dit? Visitez alors notre article de ce mois-ci en cliquant sur le lien ci-dessous.

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

Ces emplois CANADIENS sont listés à (à venir bientôt)

À ChouetteCarrière ont vous offre la meilleure manière de trouver ou d'apprendre au sujet des compétences requises pour toutes sortes d'emplois. Notre aperçu des nouvelles offres d'emplois qui sont postés sur ChouetteCarrière comporte en plus un poste avec le Ministère des Finances du Canada à Ottawa, dont la date limite pour postuler à été prolongé. 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 seront ciblés à vos propres préférences. 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 "Préférences d'Emplois" sous l'en-tête "Agent Virtuel." Suivez les instructions et vous recevrez une liste d'emplois par courriel, dans peu de temps.)

Si vous n'avez pas eu la chance de lire ce bulletin après moins d'une semaine qu'il fut affiché, vous devriez cliquer sur la version mise à jour de nos nouvelles offres d'emplois postés sur le lien suivant: (à venir bientôt)


Ministère des Finances - Canada - Chercheurs : Ottawa, ONT, Canada
Les titulaires d'un doctorat commencent leur carrière au Ministère en se joignant à une équipe de chercheurs menant des recherches théoriques et empiriques sur des thèmes liés aux décisions stratégiques. Les candidats intéressés doivent remplir une demande d'emploi en ligne d'ici le 11 décembre, 2002. Des entrevues se tiendront à la Rencontre annuelle de recrutement pour les économistes canadiens en décembre 2002 et à la conférence de " American Economics Association " à Washington en janvier 2003. Les candidats retenus seront invités à faire une présentation à Ottawa à partir de janvier 2003. Les offres d'emploi seront faites à la fin de février.

Administrateur du Personnel Bilingue: Ottawa, ONT, Canada
À la suite d'une croissance substantielle, le groupe de sociétés ADGA ajoute un poste à son équipe. Le candidat sélectionné pour le poste nouvellement créé d'Administrateur du Personnel devra rendre compte au Directeur du Personnel.


Directeur Régional des Ventes: Québec, PQ, Canada
L'industrie d'aluminium est en pleine expansion au Québec et nous progressons en même temps. Wagstaff, un fabricant de pointe d'équipement "d'aluminium casting", est à la recherche d'un directeur régional des ventes pour notre nouveau secteur de vente canadien.

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