Canada's best places to live

Canada’s ten best places to live in 2015

Peter Harris | June 3, 2015 5:05 pm

New report ranks cities and towns across Canada according to how attractive their employment levels, income, culture and amenities make to live and work. How does your town measure up?


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How to deal with a transgender person in the workplace

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 3, 2015 1:07 pm


With so much media focus on Caitlyn Jenner’s transition from male to female this week, it seems a good time to talk about what to do if you find yourself working alongside a trans person.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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Nine high-paying outdoor jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 2, 2015 3:49 pm


If you’re not the type who like to be tied to a desk in an office all day, check out these jobs you can do outside and that pay well to boot.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
Three things employers want to see in your resume

The three things that employers want to see in your resume

Peter Harris| June 2, 2015 9:05 am


Resumes are boring to read, and hiring managers are busy. Since there are really only three things that they care about in your job application, make sure these are clearly communicated at first glance.



Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
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Eight job search road blocks and how to get past them

Kevin Makra| June 1, 2015 10:56 am


Finding a new job isn’t easy, and it’s easy to get frustrated if you’re stuck in the mud. Here is how you can bypass some of the most common job hunting traps that trip people up.



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The boss’s pet peeve: it’s not what you think [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 29, 2015 2:59 pm


A new study shows bosses and workers have different ideas about what is the most common breach of workplace etiquette.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Life At Work
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The most (brutally) honest job posting ever: “The pay is sh*t and the boss is a total …”

Peter Harris| May 29, 2015 2:12 pm


If your cover letter says that “you’re a ‘hard-working team player that can also function well alone,’ I will stab myself with a pencil,” says hilariously honest job posting.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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10 character flaws that will kill your career

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 29, 2015 12:50 pm


We’re all flawed, but we can change. These are the character flaws that will hold you back from getting what you really want.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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One message you must convey in every job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 29, 2015 10:53 am


There are a lot of things you need to get across in the job interview — that you can do the job, that you want the job, that you are trustworthy. But there’s one message many of us might forget to send the hiring manager, and it is perhaps the most important message of all.



Category: Job interviews, Latest News & Advice
Canada's most attractive employers 2015

Canada’s most attractive employers 2015

Peter Harris| May 29, 2015 9:11 am


Here’s where Canadians entering the job market really want to work. New survey ranks the most sought after employers by sector.



Category: Latest News & Advice