CareerOwl Corner

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  1. Using your Virtual Agent
  2. Register for through our site and have a chance to win a Big Screen Monitor or a great Digital Camera package!
  3. Owl Flyover of Some Newly Listed Jobs

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1. Using your Virtual Agent

Ever wished you could have someone look through job postings and pull out only the jobs that interest YOU? Well, you can! Get the jump on the competition by using our free Virtual Agent.

The Virtual Agent constantly searches CareerOwl's system for new jobs posted that match your needs listed in your "Job Preferences" section. Best of all, your Virtual Agent never gets tired or distracted, and emails you the instant it finds results.

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.

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2. Register for through our site and have a chance to win a Big Screen Monitor or a great Digital Camera package!

Do you know how e-recruiting services are paid for? Almost all of them are free for you, the jobseeker. However, the commercial services charge employers hundreds to post their job ads. CareerOwl charges only $25 per Canadian job posting. We want Canadian employers to put their money into better wages and benefits for the people they hire! Sponsorships and limited advertising helps pay the rest of the CareerOwl operating costs. Right now, eBay is paying us for every person who simply completes their registration process from our site and eBay is offering bonuses to you too right now just for spending a few minutes to register. Just click on the banner below, or click on any eBay banner on our site to register.

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If you complete your registration by Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at midnight EST, you qualify to enter The Great Holiday Monitor Giveaway for a great chance to win a big screen monitor this season! To be eligible to win the monitor, enter the promotional code CA - 11 - FEST on the registration page when you register.

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3. Owl Flyover of Some Newly Listed Jobs

CareerOwl is a great way of finding, or learning about the required qualifications, for all sorts of jobs. Here's a bird's eye view of some of the new postings, ranging from heavy equipment operators to openings for assistant professors. (Use your Virtual Agent to receive more job postings targeted to your preferences.)

Is it Quebec or Ontario where you're interested in settling? Lab Support Canada serves a wide array of industries including companies in the biotechnology, chemical, food and beverage, petrochemical and pharmaceutical fields. The openings they are recruiting for right now include a Microbiologist to work in Montreal, QC in the cosmetics industry.

Also in Montreal, QC, Lab Support is looking for a Food Scientist who will be responsible for physical/chemical tests, organolleptic, micro, HACCP follow-up and sampling.

In Concord, ON, Lab Support is recruiting for a Bakery Product Development person interested in working in a versatile, dynamic environment in an established growing company.

And in Waterloo, ON, Lab Support is looking for Analytical Chemists to work in a company run by scientists for scientists, and for an Organic Chemist experienced in the design and execution of multi-step organic synthesis involving the purification and characterization of novel small molecules.

Also in Waterloo, ON, Lab Support is trying to fill an opening for a Food Scientist with experience in formulations, scale up and sensory evaluation.

And in Toronto, ON, Lab Support is recruiting for a QA Technician to work in a QA department.

Or, have you ever thought about working in Swift Current, SK? Grasslands Group, a private search and recruitment firm, is looking for full time workers who can start in Swift Current, SK as soon as possible. The open positions are in several different areas. These include a Sales and Marketing Manager. The objectives include increasing current sales levels, improving net margins, introducing products to new markets, as well as maintaining relationships with company suppliers.

The Grasslands Group is also looking for a Journeyman or Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic to work in a farm implement dealership.

And Grasslands is looking for a Research and Development Engineer to work closely with sales and marketing, design technologists, and production supervisors to develop specialized farm equipment and accessories.

Maybe becoming a Professor is your calling!

The Department of Economics at Carleton University is soliciting candidates for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting in the 2002-2003 academic year, and subject to budgetary approval.

The School of Policy Studies at Queen's University seeks to fill the following tenure/tenure-track position: Public management and public policy: the design and management of public sector organizations.

And Queen's University is also looking to fill a tenure/tenure-track position in public policy and political institutions: the nature and role of political institutions and their implications for public policy.

Or are the parklands of Western Canada where you want to hang your hat?

When Jimmy Simpson, founder of Num-Ti-Jah Lodge, first came upon Bow Lake in 1898, he described it as the most beautiful thing he'd seen in Canada. For more than eighty years thousands of guests, visitors and artists have agreed with his words. All positions listed are full time and are in Banff, AB.

Num-Ti-Ja Lodge is looking for a Dining Room Manager. The position requires a well-groomed, physically fit individual who is looking to start a career in the hospitality industry. Accommodations are available on site.

They are also in the market for a Maintenance Manager. A detailed knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and carpentry is ideal.

A Housekeeping Manager and Room Attendants are needed. Their housekeeping department requires motivated individuals to maintain the lodge to the highest standard of cleanliness and customer service expectation.

Finally, Num-Ti-Ja Lodge needs a Front Office Clerk. This is an excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of the hotel business in the setting of a historic lodge in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

In Brooks, AB, Jaaco Services Ltd. is looking for assistance. They are a well-established company providing a broad range of mechanical services since 1988. An experienced journeyman plumber/gasfitter is needed immediately in a modern, non-smoking environment.

In Barrie, ON, Barrie Trim & Mouldings, a growing company that has been in existence since April of 1985, is looking for a Counter Person / Purchaser.

In Barrie, ON, Scotty's Restaurant is looking for a Short order / Line Cook. They are a fun friendly team that can offer you 40 hours a week in a comfortable and sometimes high paced atmosphere.

In Sturgeon Falls, ON, Denmar Construction & Floor is looking for a worker qualified and experienced in the installation of carpet tiles, linoleum, ceramics, floating floor, etc.

CareerofChoice is a Customized Web Based Job Posting Service. They are retained by their clients to post their job opportunities on the Internet and other related locations. Several jobs are available in Eastern Canada.

Want to work in Mississauga, ON as a Payroll Administrator with excellent career potential? Someone is needed to process weekly payrolls for Canadian and US companies using the ADP on-line systems.

In Toronto, ON, there is a position available as an Internal Auditor. This person will handle all phases of the audit from developing budget and assigning resources to planning the audit, developing the audit modules, completing the working papers and drafting a final audit report.

In Burlington, ON, there is an opening for a Production Planner, responsible for generating production plans and schedules for in house bottling lines/activities.

Check the CareerOwl website for many, many other open positions. There are currently more than 3,000 jobs advertised on CareerOwl, and new listings go up almost every day. And don't forget about the button on the CareerOwl Jobseekers' Homepage for where a continuing flow of additional retail sector positions are posted.

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