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Five phrases to use in every job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | May 4, 2015 8:25 pm

The job interview is make or break time. Increase your chances by using as many of these phrases as you can.


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The communications fails that cost people jobs

Three reasons why employers never respond to your job applications

Peter Harris| May 4, 2015 5:55 pm


Here are some (easy-to-fix) job search communications blunders that can be preventing you from ever landing an interview.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters,
Canada's surprisingly achievable top 1% of earners

Are you a one-percenter? Why you might be closer than you think

Nicole Wray| May 4, 2015 4:30 pm


While the top one percent of wage-earners in Canada earn well above average, it is not an unachievable income. And the Gen Y one-percenters barely crack the Sunshine List. Here’s why.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
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How to get luckier (Study of professional gamblers shows how ‘luck’ can be learned)

Peter Harris| May 1, 2015 10:04 am


It turns out the winning streaks and losing streaks are real for professional gamblers. The good news is that luck is actually a skill you can learn – and it can pay off bigtime in your career.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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The social media post that got a woman fired before she even started her daycare job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 30, 2015 8:50 pm


It doesn’t matter how many times we hear that you have to be careful about what you post on social media, someone is always going to be regretting something.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
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The best and worst resume fonts

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 30, 2015 6:28 pm


So, what font should you use and how much does it matter? A great deal, say some people. Let’s delve into what the font you choose says about you.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
Hot job titles to watch in 2015

Ten hot job titles to watch in 2015 (and how to get them)

Peter Harris| Apr 30, 2015 3:45 pm


We’ve crunched some numbers and created a shortlist of ten hot jobs that are hiring in Canada right now – along with our top strategies for getting hired at one of them.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
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10 absolutely brilliant tricks to appear smart in meetings [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 29, 2015 8:46 pm


So, the latest Archie Double Digest is tucked away inside your notebook as you try to look like you’re paying attention in that afternoon-long product meeting. But you’re starting to worry that others might be onto you.



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8 etiquette mistakes that cost you opportunities

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 29, 2015 8:31 pm


If you want to get a job, you’ve got to socialize with people in your network. Just don’t do any of these things while you’re doing it.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
You are not your resume

You are not your resume (and that’s why employers don’t get you)

Peter Harris| Apr 28, 2015 8:57 pm


A new study confirms it: Your resume gives potential employers the wrong impression of who you are. Here’s why they misjudge candidate personalities so badly.



Category: Resumes and Cover Letters,