Job Search Strategies

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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 9, 2014 10:13 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. Here are just a few of the things they do that drive job seekers nuts.



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Five ways to fool people into thinking you’re more competent than you really are

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 1, 2014 09:49 pm


Don’t worry if you’re not the smartest, most competent person in the room. You can fool people into thinking that you are. Use the scientifically proven methods.



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Report: hiring managers reveal what to do and what not to do on social media

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 28, 2014 08:46 pm


We asked hiring managers whether they use social media to screen candidates and, if so, what they had seen that influenced their decision to hire or not hire an individual. Now you can know exactly what they are looking for in your profile.



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How to develop the personality trait that matters most to your career

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 25, 2014 04:39 pm


Research consistently shows that people with this one trait are more successful and make significantly more money. Here’s how to develop the one quality that matters most to your career.



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The most common job titles advertised for candidates with no work experience

Peter Harris| Nov 24, 2014 08:02 pm


According to a new study of Canadian job ads, less than one quarter of the employers would consider hiring candidates who have no work experience at all. So how can you get your career started?



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Student,
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13 things only Canadians understand about the job search

Workopolis| Nov 20, 2014 09:02 pm


While every job seeker’s experience is unique, like a snowflake, some things are also specific to the Canadian job search experience. We can all relate to these.



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The holidays could actually be a great time of year to find a job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 19, 2014 08:54 pm


Many people will be wrapping up their job search over the holiday season, thinking that there’s not point in trying. Is there any point in continuing the quest? We say yes. Here’s why.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,
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Job interview tomorrow? Six things you must do today.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 18, 2014 09:35 pm


You’ve got the interview. Don’t waste the opportunity. Do these things now to dramatically increase your chances of being hired.



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The three simple secrets to career success that nobody ever tells you

Peter Harris| Nov 17, 2014 05:29 pm


Most people will tell you to target jobs that are fulfilling for you, that are high-paying and in-line with your overall career goals. That’s a long walk down a dead end street. Here’s the real secret to a successful career.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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Five stupid career gambles you’ll regret taking

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 13, 2014 08:45 pm


Sometimes things that seem like good ideas at the time are actually very, very bad ideas. Here are four of those.



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