Professional young woman researching resumes

The exact skills you need to add to your resume to qualify for jobs in ten hot sectors

Peter Harris | September 3, 2015 12:43 pm

We analysed the content of millions of Canadian online job ads and resume searches by employers to come up with a of in-demand skills that can greatly increase your chances of getting hired in your targeted industry.


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Inside scoop: What’s it’s like to be a freelance stylist

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| September 3, 2015 10:29 am


Tricia Hall is a freelance fashion and off-figure stylist and she shares her career experiences and insights from working in her field in her own words.



Category: Career profiles
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Man sends naked selfies to hiring manager, loses job offer

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 2, 2015 1:51 pm


A 23-year-old Chicago man’s job search will continue after he sent naked selfies to the human resources manager of at a company where he had just been offered a job.



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University degrees with 100% employment within six months of graduating

Peter Harris| September 1, 2015 5:01 pm


Not all fields of study pay off the same on the job market. A new report shows which disciplines are getting hired the fastest – and who is getting paid the most right out of school.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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The 25 best jobs for millennials

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 1, 2015 4:33 pm


New report lists the top jobs with good pay, decent projected growth and low projected selectivity.



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Careers for creatives that can pay from $60,000 – $120,000

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 1, 2015 3:48 pm


It can be difficult for creative types to find careers. Where to put your drawing, thinking, and writing talents to good use?



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How to demonstrate the most sought-after skill by employers in job interviews [Video]

Workopolis| August 31, 2015 1:16 pm


In Canadian online job ads, “Communications” is the single most requested skillset by employers. But that is a broad term. What does it mean, and how can you highlight it in an interview?



Category: Job interviews
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Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris| August 29, 2015 3:57 pm


Despite rising unemployment in a few sectors, competition for workers has been heating up in many high-paying occupations for the past few years. Here are ten that pay twice the national average wage.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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How to be a fascinating conversationalist

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 28, 2015 4:50 pm


There’s one counterintuitive rule to being a wonderful conversationalist. Here’s what it is.



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Eat this not that at work: one food that makes you stupid & 5 that make you smart

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 28, 2015 4:30 pm


When 3 p.m. rolls around, and you head over to the vending machine to grab a bag of chips and a cola, you know that’s a terrible idea, right?



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