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April Fool’s pranks you can pull at the office and not get fired

Elizabeth Bromstein | Mar 27, 2015 5:47 pm

April Fool’s day is right around the corner. Here’s a selection of pranks you can pull on your colleagues and probably not get in trouble for.


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Devastated 1D fans asking for time off to cope with Zayn Malik’s departure

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2015 3:26 pm


If you want to be taken seriously as a professional, here is something you should never, ever do: ask for time off work to grieve because a member has left your favourite boy band.



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What you should study at university if you want to be rich

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 26, 2015 9:17 pm


What should you study at university if you want to join the ranks of the world’s richest? Can you guess? I bet you can guess.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student,
Students viewing holograms

A glimpse at the world of work in 2040 – from the people who will invent it

Colleen Clarke| Mar 26, 2015 12:48 pm


Creativity parties, hologram meetings, and pay-for-performance salary schemes: Here’s how today’s young people imagine the world of work will look 25 years from now.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student,
Applying for a job

Put down that resume: What you need to do before applying for a job

Peter Harris| Mar 25, 2015 10:55 am


Do not hit send just yet. There are several steps you can take before applying for a job that can greatly increase your chances of success.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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Can’t get a job? Ask yourself this question

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 23, 2015 7:07 pm


When looking for a job, you’re asking someone to take a chance, trust you, pay you money to do something for them. So, be honest with yourself. Are you asking them to do something you would do?



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
How to land a new job in Spring 2015

Five essentials for landing a new job in the spring of 2015

Peter Harris| Mar 23, 2015 6:57 pm


It’s finally spring, and nearly 20% of Canadian employers are planning to increase their staff in the coming months. Here’s what they’ll be looking for and how you can stand out as a candidate.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
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8 CEOs who made millions before they turned 30

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 19, 2015 8:43 pm


How old are you? What’s that you say? You’re over 30 and you don’t have millions of dollars yet? What’s wrong with you? Get with the program.



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The one skill that is in 93% of job postings

How to demonstrate in your resume the one skill that turns up in 93% of job postings

Peter Harris| Mar 19, 2015 5:02 pm


Focussing on the skills that employers really want, and showing (not just telling) that you have used them successfully in the past, can be the secret resume ingredient that turns applications into interviews.



Category: Resumes, Student,
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The highest paid tech skills

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 19, 2015 2:38 pm


A new infographic shows the highest paid tech skills, languages, and job titles. How do your skills stack up?



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