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How long Canadians stay at work

Job hopping is the new normal

Peter Harris| Apr 17, 2014 09:13 am


We’ve heard complaints from employers about ‘job hopping’ candidates who show no loyalty to their jobs. So the Workopolis team took a look at how long on average Canadians are staying in their jobs. It turns out that the way we work is changing quickly.



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Angus Young of ACDC on stage

Career lessons from AC/DC

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 16, 2014 06:08 pm


For those about the job search, we salute you. The rumours of AC/DC’s retirement are grossly exaggerated. Here’s what you can learn from looking at the Aussie rockers’ over 40 year career.



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Woman exercising boxing.

10 surprisingly high-paying part-time jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 15, 2014 05:29 pm


Who doesn’t need a little extra income? Even if you’re working full time, taking on a part-time job can help pay the bills. Here are 10 that pay surprisingly well.



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The best and worst jobs of 2014

The best (and the worst) job in the world for 2014

Peter Harris| Apr 15, 2014 11:05 am


Based on working environment, stress level, employment outlook, and wages, here’s a look at the ten best and the ten worst careers to be in this year. Being a print journalist isn’t the worst job in the world anymore.



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Woman and robot

Robot Counsellor? Jobs in Canada in 2030.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 14, 2014 07:29 pm


What will you be doing for work in 2030? We’ve got an in on a digital job fair where you can check out ten jobs of the future as imagined by futurists.



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Envelope of Canadian money

Would you quit your job for $5,000

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 11, 2014 08:24 pm


Online retailer Amazon is offering its employees $5,000 to quit. Why would they do that? And would you take a similar offer to quit your job?



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Tomorrow's Most Wanted: The most in-demand traits

[Infographic] The qualities that define who is going to get the best jobs

Peter Harris| Apr 11, 2014 10:52 am


What do you need in order to be successful? A new international study of business leaders reveals the most sought-after qualities in the leaders and workers of tomorrow. Who gets the most attractive jobs?



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Security

Workopolis accounts and information secure from Heart Bleed Bug

Peter Harris| Apr 10, 2014 12:19 pm


There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about a serious global online-security threat known as the Heart Bleed Bug. We are pleased to say that your Workopolis account and information are safe. Our site was not affected by the Heart Bleed vulnerability.



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Women heading for the exit

7 reasons not to take the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 9, 2014 07:55 pm


Yes, you need work, but there are instances in which you should not take the job if that option is available to you. High turnover, an over-eagerness to hire. Here are seven signs you should walk away from the offer.



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Guy in a suit looking defiant and frustrated sitting at a desk

Why you will never get anywhere

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 9, 2014 06:58 pm


There’s a reason this advice has carried on through the ages: it’s classic success strategy. Here’s the one thing you must stop doing if you want to get anywhere in life and career.



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