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Nine options for a second career that pay $90K or more

Elizabeth Bromstein | July 23, 2015 1:19 pm

So, you’re 45, and you’re thinking “What am I going to do with my life?” Here are some great options for midlife career changes.


Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries

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Industries to add the most jobs over four years might not be what you expect

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 4, 2015 2:53 pm


You might find a few of these industries surprising. It’s not just developers, engineers, and healthcare workers who will be in demand.



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Emoji

Why you should be using emojis at work

Nicole Wray| June 4, 2015 11:44 am


We all have that coworker who uses emojis all the time in their work emails. Maybe it’s time for you to join them.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Canada’s ten best places to live in 2015

Peter Harris| June 3, 2015 5:05 pm


New report ranks cities and towns across Canada according to how attractive their employment levels, income, culture and amenities make them to live and work. How does your town measure up?



Category: Latest News & Advice
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How to deal with a transgender person in the workplace

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 3, 2015 1:07 pm


With so much media focus on Caitlyn Jenner’s transition from male to female this week, it seems a good time to talk about what to do if you find yourself working alongside a trans person.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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Nine high-paying outdoor jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 2, 2015 3:49 pm


If you’re not the type who like to be tied to a desk in an office all day, check out these jobs you can do outside and that pay well to boot.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
Three things employers want to see in your resume

The three things that employers want to see in your resume

Peter Harris| June 2, 2015 9:05 am


Resumes are boring to read, and hiring managers are busy. Since there are really only three things that they care about in your job application, make sure these are clearly communicated at first glance.



Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
Creative twenty-something man

Eight job search road blocks and how to get past them

Kevin Makra| June 1, 2015 10:56 am


Finding a new job isn’t easy, and it’s easy to get frustrated if you’re stuck in the mud. Here is how you can bypass some of the most common job hunting traps that trip people up.



Category: Job Search Strategies
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The boss’s pet peeve: it’s not what you think [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 29, 2015 2:59 pm


A new study shows bosses and workers have different ideas about what is the most common breach of workplace etiquette.



Category: Life At Work
Chef

The most (brutally) honest job posting ever: “The pay is sh*t and the boss is a total …”

Peter Harris| May 29, 2015 2:12 pm


If your cover letter says that “you’re a ‘hard-working team player that can also function well alone,’ I will stab myself with a pencil,” says hilariously honest job posting.



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