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The universities that produce the most billionaires

Elizabeth Bromstein | Sep 23, 2014 7:26 pm

A new report reveals which schools boast the most billionaire alumni. Did any Canadian schools make the list?


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Are you too smart to get hired?

Peter Harris| Jul 23, 2014 10:25 am


Here’s the thing with being very, very smart: the brightest people are not always the most successful. Sometimes having too much intelligence can be a problem on the job market. Here’s the trouble with smart people.



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How your personality type affects your career, education, and income

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 22, 2014 3:17 pm


Assess your personality type, then find out your ideal career, as well as your strengths and weaknesses and average household income.



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Who wins: Nice guys or jerks?

Peter Harris| Jul 22, 2014 10:36 am


While it has long been acknowledged that likeability plays a major factor in getting hired, there is rising evidence that the jerks out there have some advantages too. Who comes out on top?



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Honest answers to job interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 22, 2014 3:00 am


The job interview is a bit of a charade. Here’s how some of us would answer the most common questions if we weren’t trying to impress anyone.



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Posting sexy pictures on social media can hurt your job chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 21, 2014 7:53 pm


New study finds women who post sexy, revealing pictures online are judged as less attractive and less competent by their female peers.



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The 25 worst excuses for not finding a job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 21, 2014 6:45 pm


A lot of us have some great “reasons” why we can’t find a job. Or are they really just excuses? Here are the ones we’re most likely to make.



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One simple social media hack for connecting with your dream job

Melissa Allen| Jul 21, 2014 2:53 pm


Here’s how one candidate leveraged social media to reboot his career and land his dream job – in a completely different field of work.



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The one word that can basically ruin your credibility

The one word that can basically ruin your credibility

Peter Harris| Jul 19, 2014 11:45 am


There’s one word that you can say in a job interview that can completely undercut the believability of everything you’ve listed in your resume. Don’t let this one fairly common expression wreck your chances.



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Two give-aways employers watch for that prove you’re not the one

Peter Harris| Jul 18, 2014 4:06 pm


Seasoned job interviewers can tell a top performer from a weaker candidate just by listening to the way that they describe their past accomplishments. Here are the hidden cues in your choice of words that undermine your chances.



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