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What your personality type says about your career

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 22, 2014 3:17 pm

Assess your personality type, then find out your ideal career, as well as your strengths and weaknesses and average household income.


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Who wins: Nice guys or jerks?

Peter Harris| Jul 22, 2014 10:36 am


While it has long been acknowledged that likeability plays a major factor in getting hired, there is rising evidence that the jerks out there have some advantages too. Who comes out on top?



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Honest answers to job interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 22, 2014 3:00 am


The job interview is a bit of a charade. Here’s how some of us would answer the most common questions if we weren’t trying to impress anyone.



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Posting sexy pictures on social media can hurt your job chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 21, 2014 7:53 pm


New study finds women who post sexy, revealing pictures online are judged as less attractive and less competent by their female peers.



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The 25 worst excuses for not finding a job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 21, 2014 6:45 pm


A lot of us have some great “reasons” why we can’t find a job. Or are they really just excuses? Here are the ones we’re most likely to make.



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One simple social media hack for connecting with your dream job

Melissa Allen| Jul 21, 2014 2:53 pm


Here’s how one candidate leveraged social media to reboot his career and land his dream job – in a completely different field of work.



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Two give-aways employers watch for that prove you’re not the one

Peter Harris| Jul 18, 2014 4:06 pm


Seasoned job interviewers can tell a top performer from a weaker candidate just by listening to the way that they describe their past accomplishments. Here are the hidden cues in your choice of words that undermine your chances.



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The most common resume lies, and what you can really get away with

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 18, 2014 2:40 pm


Roughly 40% of people lie on their resumes, and many more exaggerate. Find out what the risks are, what you can get away with and what the fabrications are that HR professionals are most likely to uncover.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Resumes,
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What your employer knows that you don’t in salary negotiations

Colleen Clarke| Jul 17, 2014 11:45 am


Your employer always walks into a salary negotiation with a lot more information than you have. Here’s what they know that you don’t, and how you can get the most value written into your new contract.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,
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The highest paying work from home jobs

Bromstein, Elizabeth| Jul 16, 2014 10:25 am


Like the idea of skipping the rush hour commute and getting your job done on your own schedule? (In your pyjamas if the mood strikes you.) Here are twenty high-paying jobs that can be done from home.



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