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Canada's most attractive destinations

Canada’s most (and least) attractive cities to live and work

Peter Harris| Sep 19, 2014 09:50 am


The Conference Board of Canada has ranked 50 Canadian cities according to how attractive their culture, economy, and quality of life make them for skilled workers. How does your town measure up?



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Not doing this is gross and bad for your career

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 18, 2014 08:07 pm


Evidence suggests we are on our best behaviour when we think someone is watching is. Here’s why you should always act as though you’re being observed, even in the washroom.



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The worst way to get to work (plus the Canadian cities with the longest commutes)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 17, 2014 07:58 pm


Your physical and mental health is affected by the mode of transportation you use to get to work in the morning, Find out which method is the worst.



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How to talk gooder

How to talk gooder

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 17, 2014 05:53 pm


Improve your spoken communication and you will improve the impression you make on other people, and your career prospects



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Senior exec brought down in the midst of a promotion – for a resume falsehood from years earlier

Peter Harris| Sep 17, 2014 10:16 am


Even a small lie about your past can be hanging over your head well into the future. Walmart’s vice president of communications resigned last week after it came out that he hadn’t actually earned the university degree listed on his resume.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Resumes,
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What your coffee reveals about you

Peter Harris| Sep 16, 2014 07:07 pm


Do you judge someone by their order at Starbucks? New research shows which professions consume the most coffee – and what how you take it can indicate about your personality.



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Credential creep

Top five sectors where employers are raising the bar on qualifications and then claiming that no one is qualified

Peter Harris| Sep 13, 2014 05:53 pm


This is why having the same qualifications as the people doing the job isn’t enough to get you hired for the job now. Employers are asking for advanced education for jobs that don’t actually require it.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Student,
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Infographic: The places where Canadians are making the most money, by province

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 12, 2014 08:16 pm


Wondering where Canadians are making the most money? We’ve created a map showing the median family income, and the city with the highest income in each province.



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High paying jobs for people who don’t like people

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 11, 2014 06:51 pm


Employers always expect you to be a “people person.” But what if you’re an introvert, a misanthrope, or simply don’t want to be around people? Here are some job options for you.



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The most overrated and underrated jobs of 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 10, 2014 07:54 pm


New report lists the most overrated and underrated jobs of the year. Maybe it’s time to rethink that dream job.



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