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University degrees with 100% employment within six months of graduating

Peter Harris| September 1, 2015 05:01 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 04:33 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 03:48 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 be a fascinating conversationalist

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 28, 2015 04:50 pm


There’s one counterintuitive rule to being a wonderful conversationalist. Here’s what it is.



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20+ places to learn the hottest skills of 2015 online for free

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 26, 2015 05:19 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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How to determine your market value

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 25, 2015 05:04 pm


If you’re negotiating a job offer or gunning up to ask for a raise, or just want to know what your skills and experience are worth, here are some resources for finding out.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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The highest paying jobs of 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 21, 2015 01:00 pm


We all want to know where the money is, so here’s a list of the highest paying jobs of 2015.



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Survey: How employers look you up (and why your online presence really matters)

Peter Harris| August 20, 2015 01:18 pm


Workopolis employer survey reveals where Canadian employers screen candidates online, what they want to find out about you, and why your connectivity really matters to them.



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How your online presence affects your job search [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 14, 2015 04:47 pm


We talk a lot about how your online presence and what you choose to post online can affect your career and job search. Here’s an infographic that sums some of it up for you.



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You don’t watch the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, & four more dumb reasons you didn’t get the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 13, 2015 04:47 pm


You thought you aced the interview and were certain that the offer call was going to come any day. Then you waited, and waited, and waaaaaaaaited. What the heck happened?



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