We are a national non-profit organization, specializing in recruitment services for mature Canadian job seekers aged 45 and up, who are in the “third quarter” of their careers. 

Maturity, skills and experience are assets in today’s workplace. We match the skills required for available positions out there with the qualifications of experienced applicants. Our motto is to "Hire Experience."



Job Seekers' Cafe In Ottawa - open for pre registration for one-on-one coaching and resume sessions.  

We will have four recruiters on hand to speak to you about your job search and with a pre-registration we can spent up to 30 minutes in conversation with you. Bring your resume.  Bring your questions. 

Candidate Coaching Sessions available on May 9 - 10, 2015 at the Zoomer Show at the Ottawa Convention Centre.  Click here for free passes to attend the show.  

You can pre-register with us to reserve a time to speak with a recruiter and meet the ThirdQuarter team or just drop in anytime for a cup of coffee and a visit.   Click here to learn more or to register.

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Volunteering helps others and leads to rewarding job opportunities

ThirdQuarter is proud to collaborate with CUSO International, an international development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of skills volunteers.  Please click here for the full story and to view current opportunities. 


Six important tips for getting your resume noticed

An Applicant tracking System (ATS) is the software that reads your resume and ranks it according to key words.  At least 65% of the medium to large companies report to be using ATS systems for their recruitment.  A recent study indicated that about 75% of qualified job seekers are being eliminated because they do not understand the rules for the current resume uploading.  Don't be left out ...read more by clicking here.

Get out the red pencil and stroke out the old buzz words on your resume

No more buzz words please.   Employers are now so used to reading resumes that have the same old buzz words with no back up, that they can actually make some employers think that you have just put them in to try and build your resume and may think that you don’t actually have the traits you’ve written. Please keep reading for more information.