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10 signs you’re smarter than other people (with science!)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 27, 2015 05:06 pm

You suspect it, but so far you haven’t been able to prove it: you are totally more intelligent than all those other dummies in your workplace. Check out this list of research-backed signs you’re smarter than the average bear.

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So, how much are we earning? The average Canadian salaries by industry and region

Peter Harris| Feb 27, 2015 09:12 am

Curious about how much money we’re making? We take a look at what the average Canadian earns in 2015, how much different professions pay, and who’s bringing home the really big bucks.

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What people are lying about on their resumes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2015 08:43 pm

We tell you not to lie during the job search, but people do it anyway. Here are the most common lies people tell and more fun facts about fibbing during the job search.

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One third of Millennials think it’s OK to text during the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2015 07:38 pm

New report suggests Millennials have some pretty alarming ideas when it comes to job interviews. A full third think it’s OK to text during the interview. What else do they think is OK?

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What employers are really trying to find out about you in job interviews

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 20, 2015 09:56 pm

There is a standard set of questions hiring managers ask in job interviews. But here’s what they’re really trying to find out.

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How much it costs to rent an apartment in cities across Canada

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 20, 2015 07:11 pm

If you’ve ever wondered how much apartment you can get in various cities in Canada on your salary, here’s a breakdown.

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Well, that was awkward: how one guy tanked his job interview before he even got there

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 19, 2015 05:46 pm

How a UK man’s public behaviour later came back to haunt him at the job interview. A cautionary tale.

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High-paying jobs that are in demand in Canada right now (with and without a university degree)

Peter Harris| Feb 18, 2015 07:22 pm

Here’s a look at some lucrative career paths that are in demand right now but that are often left out of conversations about top paying sectors.

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Y’ain’t from around here, are you? 13 place names you’re probably mispronouncing

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 17, 2015 06:45 pm

If you travel a lot for business, chances are fair to middling you’ll eventually find yourself mispronouncing the name of a place. Here’s a list of commonly mispronounced place names that will hopefully help save some embarrassment.

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Hiring trends: Ten hot jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Peter Harris| Feb 17, 2015 12:09 pm

While demand for talented workers is expected to increase steadily throughout 2015, here is a quick look at which fields can expect to see the fastest growing pay cheques – and ten hot jobs to watch for.

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