Job Search Strategies

Executive on the stairs

Why not-so-smart but charismatic people get promoted, but the CEO has the least people skills of all

Nicole Wray| Mar 31, 2015 06:47 pm

If you’ve ever watched a not-so-smart but charismatic co-worker rise in the promotion ranks, then you know that IQ isn’t everything. So why are the people at the top so anti-social?

Category: Job Search Strategies, Life At Work,
Applying for a job

Put down that resume: What you need to do before applying for a job

Peter Harris| Mar 25, 2015 10:55 am

Do not hit send just yet. There are several steps you can take before applying for a job that can greatly increase your chances of success.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
Woman looking pensively in the mirror

Can’t get a job? Ask yourself this question

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 23, 2015 07:07 pm

When looking for a job, you’re asking someone to take a chance, trust you, pay you money to do something for them. So, be honest with yourself. Are you asking them to do something you would do?

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
How to land a new job in Spring 2015

Five essentials for landing a new job in the spring of 2015

Peter Harris| Mar 23, 2015 06:57 pm

It’s finally spring, and nearly 20% of Canadian employers are planning to increase their staff in the coming months. Here’s what they’ll be looking for and how you can stand out as a candidate.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
Frustrated team of three hiring managers

How to do the one thing interviewers just wish you would frikkin do

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 18, 2015 05:53 pm

No matter how many times hiring managers try to put out there that they wish you would do your research, candidates still aren’t doing it. Maybe you don’t know how?

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
Guy texting on his phone in the office, looking shifty

10 tips to stop procrastinating sometime in the future…Sorry, I mean RIGHT NOW

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 16, 2015 07:46 pm

Only you can decide to just do the thing that needs to be done to get the thing done, and you have to do that in order to get the thing done. Nobody is going to do it for you. Here’s how to do it.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,

Mark Zuckerberg has one rule for hiring at Facebook

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 13, 2015 03:36 pm

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently shared his hiring tricks with a crowd. Fulfill this one requirement and you can increase your value on the job market.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
The skills to add to your resume

The skills you need to add to your resume to get hired in 2015

Peter Harris| Mar 6, 2015 04:48 pm

Analysis of millions of job postings and applications reveals a new skills gap on the job market. Here is what you need to have on your resume as the price of admission for most well-paying jobs.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes, Student,
Man in a group smiling at camera

How to apply for and get a job you’re overqualified for

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 2, 2015 10:03 am

Maybe you’re changing careers or industries, maybe you’re looking for more work/life balance. Whatever the reason, at some point in your life, you might find yourself pursuing a position for which you’re – possibly grossly – overqualified.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
Business woman applauding

What your finger length says about you

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 25, 2015 09:27 pm

They can tell a lot about someone by their digit ratio. In this case, the length of a woman’s index finger can predict the type of job she’ll have.

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