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The best places to work in Canada for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 27, 2015 7:59 pm

A new report lists the top 100 places to work in Canada, according to a survey of employees. These are the greatest employers.


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The secret to success: making your bed

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 27, 2015 7:43 pm


Tackling the smallest of morning tasks will set the stage for you to accomplish your largest goals. Here’s how that works.



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Survey reveals the worst thing you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 24, 2015 7:51 pm


A new survey of hiring managers finds their pet interview peeve. Hopefully you already know not to do this, but…



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No, wait, we were wrong. Maybe THIS is the worst manager ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 24, 2015 7:27 pm


We thought the guy who fired a woman via text message explaining that she was getting the axe for not having sex with him was the worst, but maybe we were wrong.



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The undercover job search

How to look for a job – without looking like you’re looking for a job

Peter Harris| Apr 23, 2015 7:48 pm


I recently wrote about how the best time to quit your job is when you’ve already lined up your next one. However, looking for a new job while employed can be tricky, so here are a few undercover job hunting techniques.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,
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Think your boss sucks? There’s an 82% chance you’re right.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 22, 2015 7:44 pm


A new study shows the state of managers in North America is pretty dismal, claiming the wrong hire is being made 82% of the time and that this is costing companies billions.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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12 surprisingly high-paying part-time jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 22, 2015 5:29 pm


Who doesn’t need a little extra income? Even if you’re working full time, taking on a part-time job can help pay the bills. Here are 12 that pay surprisingly well.



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Warning signs in job descriptions

Six red flags in job descriptions that should warn you not to apply

Peter Harris| Apr 22, 2015 4:23 pm


Here are some of the hidden messages that you can spot in job advertisements that should warn you to steer clear – or at least to approach with caution.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,
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The personality types that earn the most and least money

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 21, 2015 2:47 pm


Does your Myers Briggs personality type predict how much money you will make? A new report claims ENTJs are raking in the most income out of all the available types.



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Britt McHenry

Should ESPN reporter lose her job over losing it on camera?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 20, 2015 8:27 pm


How much should your behaviour outside of work impact your work life? That’s a question we’re constantly grappling with here at Workopolis.
So, the case of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry is particularly interesting to us.



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