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Focused job hunt takes time, flexibility

Thursday, December 01, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Louise Woollcombe remembers once meeting a job candidate at 6 a.m.

Even though the workday technically only began at 9, the candidate was typically in the office by 7, and Woollcombe said, “they didn’t feel it was appropriate to meet during business hours.”

So an early-morning meeting was the best option.

“In a perfect world, every aspect of your [job] search would be done outside of business hours. Realistically, that doesn’t always happen,” said Woollcombe, a senior consultant with The Heller Group, which specializes in the...