Life At Work

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‘Tis the season to be drinking. How to cure a hangover

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 19, 2014 04:27 pm

There’s a lot of drinking this time of year, but that doesn’t mean everyone is off work. Hangovers cost the economy an estimated $160 billion a year. If you still have to go into the office – or even if you don’t – here are some ways to avoid and get rid of a hangover.

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Obligatory annual reminder: alcohol really does hit you harder at the work party

Peter Harris| Dec 16, 2014 11:31 am

Here’s something to keep in mind as we enter the office holiday party season, the drinks you have at work (or even in a bar if you’re around your coworkers) will affect you more than alcohol usually does in other situations.

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Hey trivia nerds, how many of these facts about money, work, and careers did you already know?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 15, 2014 06:52 pm

Who invented the resume, money, and the weekend? What’s the most common job in North America and what profession pays the most in Canada? Wonder no more.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing, Resumes,
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Canada’s best places to work for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 11, 2014 03:13 pm

Google is North America’s best place to work, according to this year’s annual ranking by Glassdoor. The site ranks the greatest workplaces based on employee reviews. 50 of this year’s winners have offices in Canada. Does your office make the list?

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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.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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Exactly how much does it pay to be good looking?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 25, 2014 08:40 pm

OK, so it’s not exactly news that it pays to be attractive. We all know that pretty people make more money and just do generally better in life than their homelier counterparts. But, how much better? That’s a good question.

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10 phrases to strike from your vocabulary right now

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 21, 2014 07:43 pm

The way you communicate has a big impact on whether you get ahead in your career. It’s important not to come across as dishonest, whiny, or lazy. Here are ten phrases to never say if you want to avoid giving the wrong impression.

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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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High paying jobs for people who like to drink

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 10, 2014 09:29 pm

If you enjoy a tipple or are interested in wine or spirits as a hobby, how about turning that into a lucrative career? Sounds good, right?

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Is that what you’re wearing? Why you should reconsider wearing jeans to the business meeting

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 3, 2014 09:39 pm

What you wear affects both how others perceive you and how you perceive yourself. Here’s what to wear to a business meeting to impress everyone.

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