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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.

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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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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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[Video] The six lies that employers will most often tell you

Peter Harris| August 27, 2015 3:32 pm

In this video one unscrupulous employer lies to the candidate he is interviewing and then turns to the camera to explain the truth behind the fabrication.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies
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[Infographic] The secret formula for the perfect resume?

Peter Harris| August 27, 2015 11:30 am

Data analysis of millions of resumes reveals the keywords, resume length and sections that top-rated resumes by employers have in common as well as the weaker elements to avoid at all costs.

Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
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20+ places to learn the hottest skills of 2015 online for free

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 26, 2015 5:19 pm

Our latest Thinkopolis report features the hottest skills in Canadian job postings for 2015. Here’s where you can learn them online for free.

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