Interviewer looking disapprovingly at a candidate

Survey reveals the worst thing you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 24, 2015 7:51 pm

A new survey of hiring managers finds their pet interview peeve. Hopefully you already know not to do this, but…


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No, wait, we were wrong. Maybe THIS is the worst manager ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 24, 2015 7:27 pm


We thought the guy who fired a woman via text message explaining that she was getting the axe for not having sex with him was the worst, but maybe we were wrong.



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How to look for a job – without looking like you’re looking for a job

Peter Harris| Apr 23, 2015 7:48 pm


I recently wrote about how the best time to quit your job is when you’ve already lined up your next one. However, looking for a new job while employed can be tricky, so here are a few undercover job hunting techniques.



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Think your boss sucks? There’s an 82% chance you’re right.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 22, 2015 7:44 pm


A new study shows the state of managers in North America is pretty dismal, claiming the wrong hire is being made 82% of the time and that this is costing companies billions.



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12 surprisingly high-paying part-time jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 22, 2015 5:29 pm


Who doesn’t need a little extra income? Even if you’re working full time, taking on a part-time job can help pay the bills. Here are 10 that pay surprisingly well.



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Warning signs in job descriptions

Six red flags in job descriptions that should warn you not to apply

Peter Harris| Apr 22, 2015 4:23 pm


Here are some of the hidden messages that you can spot in job advertisements that should warn you to steer clear – or at least to approach with caution.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,
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The personality types that earn the most and least money

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 21, 2015 2:47 pm


Does your Myers Briggs personality type predict how much money you will make? A new report claims ENTJs are raking in the most income out of all the available types.



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Britt McHenry

Should ESPN reporter lose her job over losing it on camera?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 20, 2015 8:27 pm


How much should your behaviour outside of work impact your work life? That’s a question we’re constantly grappling with here at Workopolis.
So, the case of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry is particularly interesting to us.



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How employers select candidates

Ranked: The six things employers care the most about in candidates (in order of importance)

Peter Harris| Apr 20, 2015 2:54 pm


A new international survey of employers from across industries has revealed what matters the most to them when considering new hires.



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The 10 most common interview mistakes that cost you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 17, 2015 4:20 pm


Making any of these mistakes could very well cost you the job you want. Knowing how to behave in the interview is of the utmost importance. Look lively and put your phone away.



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