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How to talk yourself into a job

Kevin Makra | Mar 4, 2015 9:35 pm

A news study suggests hiring managers are more likely to hire you if they hear you speak, rather than just read your resume and cover letter.

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The best tech gifts for everyone on your list

Simon Cohen| Dec 17, 2014 9:21 pm

Still looking for the perfect holiday gift idea? Check out these top tech choices for everyone on your nice list.

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The iceman goneth: 10 jobs that used to exist but don’t anymore

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 17, 2014 8:55 pm

Check out these jobs people used to do but that don’t exist anymore thanks to technological advances.

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In memorium: 20 career paths we said goodbye to in 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 17, 2014 4:32 pm

When figuring out what you want to do with your life, may we suggest that you avoid these areas with the largest projected job declines through 2022. In memorium, we say goodbye to these once viable career paths.

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Report: More job openings are going unfilled in Canada

Peter Harris| Dec 16, 2014 8:20 pm

Canada’s job vacancy rate spiked in the second half of 2014. A new in-depth survey of Canadian employers across the country reveals where the demand for workers is the greatest. (And where there’s virtually none.)

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Obligatory annual reminder: alcohol really does hit you harder at the work party

Peter Harris| Dec 16, 2014 11:31 am

Here’s something to keep in mind as we enter the office holiday party season, the drinks you have at work (or even in a bar if you’re around your coworkers) will affect you more than alcohol usually does in other situations.

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Hey trivia nerds, how many of these facts about money, work, and careers did you already know?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 15, 2014 6:52 pm

Who invented the resume, money, and the weekend? What’s the most common job in North America and what profession pays the most in Canada? Wonder no more.

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Canada’s best places to work for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 11, 2014 3:13 pm

Google is North America’s best place to work, according to this year’s annual ranking by Glassdoor. The site ranks the greatest workplaces based on employee reviews. 50 of this year’s winners have offices in Canada. Does your office make the list?

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Canada’s hiring projections for 2015: Where the jobs will (and won’t) be

Peter Harris| Dec 10, 2014 12:00 pm

In-depth surveys of Canadian employers reveal their hiring intentions for the coming months. Here’s a snapshot of where the employment growth is expected to be – and which areas are lagging behind for 2015.

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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 9, 2014 10:13 pm

Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. Here are just a few of the things they do that drive job seekers nuts.

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