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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
How to increase your chances of being hired

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
Writer contemplating his work

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
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A simple, secret rule for choosing the perfect career

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 23, 2015 2:09 pm


The old schlocky cliche “do what you love” is actually half of a secret formula for finding the perfect career.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Put your phone away and change your life

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 22, 2015 4:38 pm


I’m going to suggest a challenge, which I propose to undertake along with you – let’s all put our phones away for a week, and take them out only when we are alone.



Category: Latest News & Advice