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Work from home jobs that pay six figures

Elizabeth Bromstein | June 30, 2015 2:32 pm

Some people still think work-from-home jobs are unskilled, fake, or unpaid or low paid, like stuffing envelopes or working on your novel. Here are nine that pay over $100K.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries

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The common behaviours of the most successful job seekers

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 30, 2015 2:30 pm

The most successful job seekers display a common set of behaviours, according to a new survey. Here’s what they are.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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The best time to apply for a job

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 29, 2015 3:17 pm

The best time to apply for a job is when the company isn’t looking. Here’s why that is.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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Working mom survival guide: 7 tips to make life easier

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 26, 2015 1:50 pm

Even while it turns out we’re doing something great for our kids, being a working mom is still hard. Here are some tips to make it easier.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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The highest and lowest paying jobs in Canada

Peter Harris| June 26, 2015 12:15 pm

Just in time for Canada Day, we’re taking a look at the country’s top ten high paying jobs right now and which occupations pay the least.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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“Be the change…” Gandhi? No. Stop misattributing quotes

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 25, 2015 4:33 pm

There is a rampant problem on social media – misattributed quotes. Are you guilty? I bet you are.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Analysis of employer behaviour online reveals how to increase your odds of being hired

Peter Harris| June 25, 2015 12:07 pm

Only a small fraction of the people who apply for a job are called in for job interviews. Here’s what most applications get wrong and what you can do to boost your chances for success.

Category: Uncategorised
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How to make your writing instantly more effective

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 24, 2015 3:51 pm

Writing skills will help you get ahead in just about every profession. So, while we’ve talked a lot in the past about ways to improve your writing, here’s one more.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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10 times when you should just shut up

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 24, 2015 1:40 am

Knowing when you to open your mouth and when to keep it shut is a valuable wisdom. We all sometimes don’t speak up when we should, and do speak when we shouldn’t. Successful people know the value of keeping quiet.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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The simple literary writing technique that can get your resume noticed

Peter Harris| June 23, 2015 2:19 pm

Consciously or subconsciously, we are always looking for patterns, for stories we can relate to. That’s the key to a persuasive, memorable, and stand-out resume.

Category: Resumes and Cover Letters