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New research says doing this in job interviews can seriously harm your chances

Elizabeth Bromstein | Dec 22, 2014 3:58 pm

New research suggests this body language mistake could cost you the job, particularly in more serious fields. This backs up what we’ve already been told by experts, so you should probably be aware.


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‘Tis the season to be drinking. How to cure a hangover

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 19, 2014 4:27 pm


There’s a lot of drinking this time of year, but that doesn’t mean everyone is off work. Hangovers cost the economy an estimated $160 billion a year. If you still have to go into the office – or even if you don’t – here are some ways to avoid and get rid of a hangover.



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Should you fall in love with an actor? Report claims to connect relationship intentions by occupation.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 18, 2014 7:12 pm


Data analysis of dating app Clover’s users purports to tell us what kind of relationship people are looking for based on their chosen profession. Is this accurate or bunk?



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The best tech gifts for everyone on your list

Simon Cohen| Dec 17, 2014 9:21 pm


Still looking for the perfect holiday gift idea? Check out these top tech choices for everyone on your nice list.



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The iceman goneth: 10 jobs that used to exist but don’t anymore

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 17, 2014 8:55 pm


Check out these jobs people used to do but that don’t exist anymore thanks to technological advances.



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In memorium: 20 career paths we said goodbye to in 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 17, 2014 4:32 pm


When figuring out what you want to do with your life, may we suggest that you avoid these areas with the largest projected job declines through 2022. In memorium, we say goodbye to these once viable career paths.



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Report: More job openings are going unfilled in Canada

Peter Harris| Dec 16, 2014 8:20 pm


Canada’s job vacancy rate spiked in the second half of 2014. A new in-depth survey of Canadian employers across the country reveals where the demand for workers is the greatest. (And where there’s virtually none.)



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Obligatory annual reminder: alcohol really does hit you harder at the work party

Peter Harris| Dec 16, 2014 11:31 am


Here’s something to keep in mind as we enter the office holiday party season, the drinks you have at work (or even in a bar if you’re around your coworkers) will affect you more than alcohol usually does in other situations.



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Hey trivia nerds, how many of these facts about money, work, and careers did you already know?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 15, 2014 6:52 pm


Who invented the resume, money, and the weekend? What’s the most common job in North America and what profession pays the most in Canada? Wonder no more.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing, Resumes,
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Canada’s best places to work for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 11, 2014 3:13 pm


Google is North America’s best place to work, according to this year’s annual ranking by Glassdoor. The site ranks the greatest workplaces based on employee reviews. 50 of this year’s winners have offices in Canada. Does your office make the list?



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