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The 10 most common interview mistakes that cost you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 17, 2015 4:20 pm

Making any of these mistakes could very well cost you the job you want. Knowing how to behave in the interview is of the utmost importance. Look lively and put your phone away.


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Six signs that you’re in the wrong job

Peter Harris| Apr 16, 2015 12:47 pm


Being in the wrong job isn’t all bad. You can learn valuable lessons from a bad experience, if you don’t get stuck in it for too long. Here’s how you can tell when it’s time to move on.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
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I will bet you a hundred theoretical bucks that you make this grammar mistake all the time and don’t know it

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 15, 2015 6:33 pm


The same people who are always condescendingly correcting other people’s grammar mistakes often make this particular this mistake. You would want to know that, right?



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How much money you need to earn to live in Canadian cities

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 15, 2015 5:48 pm


How much money do you need to make to live comfortably in Toronto and other cities? The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has done some calculations.



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The world’s coolest offices

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 14, 2015 6:25 pm


I’m having a wee case of the jealousies right now. Because Bored Panda just published a list of 12 of the world’s coolest offices and one of them is on a pirate ship. Don’t get me wrong. I love my job. But I want to work on a pirate ship.



Category: Life At Work,
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The best and worst jobs in the world for 2015

Peter Harris| Apr 14, 2015 4:51 pm


Based on salary, employment opportunities, the working environment, and stress level, here is a look at the ten best and the ten worst careers you could be pursuing this year.



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I didn’t hire a woman once because of her pants

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 13, 2015 7:33 pm


Are your outfits inspiring confidence or leaving hiring managers cold? Here’s how one woman’s pants cost her a job opportunity.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
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The stupidest manager ever?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 10, 2015 8:16 pm


If you think sexually harassing employees is stupid (it’s also evil, but we’re focusing on stupid here) wait until you read the level to which this manager took it.



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Heels: how high is too high for work? (Featuring fascinating footwear facts)

Lisa Mesbur| Apr 10, 2015 7:37 pm


Staring at those six-inch stiletto heels sitting your closet and wondering whether you can get away with them in the office? Maybe. It depends on where you work.



Category: Life At Work,
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Where the stable, high paying jobs will be through 2020

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 10, 2015 7:01 pm


Whether you’re a new grad or just thinking about whether a career change is right for you, you would do well to look to these areas that are projected to boom over the next five tears.



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