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How to job search without your boss finding out

Simon Cohen| Oct 24, 2014 06:38 pm


There may be a time when you should tell your boss you’re looking for a new job. When is that time? And should you decided not to let on, how can you keep the search a secret?



Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice,
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Things you need to know: how to shake hands

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 23, 2014 09:38 pm


It’s such a simple, everyday thing, and it can make or break your first impression. And yet so many people don’t know how to give a proper handshake.



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The music genre that makes you more productive

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 23, 2014 08:59 pm


New research finds that listening to certain music genres while working can have different impacts on outcomes. Pop, classical, and dance music all have their uses.



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The 10 most in demand employers of 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 22, 2014 07:47 pm


LinkedIn has released it’s most in demand employers list for 2014. See who makes the list.



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Three skills you can learn right now to increase your earning potential

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 22, 2014 06:53 pm


You can increase your earning power and value on the job market with these three easy-to-learn skills. Do it now.



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The worst resume ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 21, 2014 07:07 pm


A staffing professional shares the two worst resumes he’s ever received and now we’re sharing them with you. We hope you’d never make these mistakes.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
Woman sleeping during a meeting

How to be less tired all the time (so you can be better at your job)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 20, 2014 07:32 pm


Raise your hand if you’re exhausted all the time! Here is a list of advice for getting better sleep and being less tired during the day.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
Young man looking for job opportunities

15 in-demand jobs in Canada that are waiting to be filled right now

Peter Harris| Oct 19, 2014 01:14 pm


Looking at online job postings and how long they stay online, we can see which occupations are most in demand by Canadian employers and how long those positions take to fill. Here are the jobs that are almost constantly available.



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The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

Peter Harris| Oct 17, 2014 12:52 am


Ever wonder what people actually do for a living at reach rung up the economic ladder? Here’s a look at the most frequently held jobs of the rich and poor and the many who are somewhere in the middle. Hint: it pays to be the boss – or a doctor or a lawyer.



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Survey: six things employers want to see in your social profiles (and six that will kill your chances)

Peter Harris| Oct 16, 2014 01:04 pm


A new survey of recruiting and HR professionals from across industries reveals their hiring intentions and what they look for when they screen candidates online.



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