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15 things you can do in 15 minutes to change your career trajectory

Elizabeth Bromstein | July 3, 2015 4:15 pm

The most common problem among people who feel stuck in career ruts wanting to change their lives is simply not knowing where to start. Doing any of these 15 minute tasks will set you on your way.

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Four things employers want you to know (and four that they really don’t)

Peter Harris| July 3, 2015 2:57 pm

If you want to succeed in a competitive career in a tight job market, you need to learn to think like to boss. Here are four things that they wish more candidates knew – and four they hope you never find out.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Life At Work
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Want a raise? Try crying. (It’s science)

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 2, 2015 4:15 pm

If you are thinking of asking for a promotion, a raise, or more vacation time, you might consider crying a little says a news study

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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The 5 biggest resume mistakes according to Google’s head of HR

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 2, 2015 4:00 pm

Laszlo Bock has looked at more than 20,000 resumes. Here are the mistakes he sees most often.

Category: Resumes and Cover Letters

10 secrets about how employers really screen you

Peter Harris| July 1, 2015 1:28 pm

Think it’s enough to have a list of three professional references who’ll say nice things about you? Actually, calling references is the very least of what most employers do to find out about a candidate’s past. Here are 10 other ways they investigate you.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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Work from home jobs that pay six figures

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 30, 2015 2:32 pm

Some people still think work-from-home jobs are unskilled, fake, or unpaid or low paid, like stuffing envelopes or working on your novel. Here are nine that pay over $100K.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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The common behaviours of the most successful job seekers

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 30, 2015 2:30 pm

The most successful job seekers display a common set of behaviours, according to a new survey. Here’s what they are.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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The best time to apply for a job

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 29, 2015 3:17 pm

The best time to apply for a job is when the company isn’t looking. Here’s why that is.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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Working mom survival guide: 7 tips to make life easier

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 26, 2015 1:50 pm

Even while it turns out we’re doing something great for our kids, being a working mom is still hard. Here are some tips to make it easier.

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The highest and lowest paying jobs in Canada

Peter Harris| June 26, 2015 12:15 pm

Just in time for Canada Day, we’re taking a look at the country’s top ten high paying jobs right now and which occupations pay the least.

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