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Beware fake LinkedIn profiles (and how to spot one)

Elizabeth Bromstein | November 27, 2015 2:06 pm

Cyber bad guys are creating fake recruiter profiles on LinkedIn, so watch out.

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How to stand out from the competition (in a good way this time)

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 26, 2015 4:37 pm

You may be qualified but you’re forgettable and your resume gets lost in a sea. Or as soon as you walk out of the job interview, the hiring manager forgets your face. Don’t let that happen.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters
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Canada’s highest paying entry-level jobs available now

Peter Harris| November 26, 2015 12:42 pm

Here’s a look at some career paths that have current job openings for entry-level candidates and much higher than average starting salaries.

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How to fine tune your resume to line up perfectly with the job description

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 25, 2015 5:01 pm

If you’re sending out resumes and not getting any response, there’s a good chance yours is too generic. Here’s how to match it to the job description and increase your chances of landing the job – by a lot.

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10 signs you’re smarter than other people

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 24, 2015 5:06 pm

You suspect it, but so far you haven’t been able to prove it: you are totally more intelligent than all those other dummies in your workplace. Check out this list of research-backed signs you’re smarter than the average bear.

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Warning signs that the job ad you’re reading is actually a scam

Peter Harris| November 24, 2015 1:08 pm

There are some unscrupulous jerks out there who prey on people who need jobs. They post scam jobs online to try to swindle you out of your money, your time, or your personal information. Here’s how to spot them.

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Ten surprising jobs that saw the biggest pay increases in 2015

Peter Harris| November 24, 2015 10:59 am

Some of the jobs that saw the greatest increases in salaries this year may surprise you. It wasn’t necessarily the high tech wizards or engineers who saw the most love in 2015.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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Eight things that guarantee I’m not spending more than three seconds on your website

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 23, 2015 4:17 pm

Accessing good content is getting more difficult as organizations become more desperate to create revenue, save money, and engage users. But mostly your just creating a bad user experience.

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How rich are the top 10 richest Canadians?

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 20, 2015 1:47 pm

Canadian Business has released its annual list of the wealthiest Canadians. Are you on it?

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Three questions to ask yourself if you’re not getting any job offers

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 18, 2015 5:23 pm

If you’ve been sending out resumes and even attending interviews and still not getting job offers, don’t despair. You can turn things around. Start by asking yourself these three questions and answering them honestly.

Category: Job Search Strategies