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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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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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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.



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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.



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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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Elizabeth Bromstein| August 25, 2015 5:04 pm


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Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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Who wins? Extroverts or introverts

Peter Harris| August 25, 2015 11:34 am


People who are extroverts naturally have an easier time interacting with other people, conversing with strangers and promoting themselves. That would seem to give them a distinct career advantage. But is it actually the case?



Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work
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First impression crash course: 9 research-based tips for making the interviewer love you

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 24, 2015 4:20 pm


That first impression is really, super duper important, because you might not be able to change it, even if it’s wrong. Here are nine ways to nail it.



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The real reason you’ve had 16 interviews and no job offers

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 24, 2015 3:39 pm


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