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The four most commonly misspelled resume words

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 23, 2014 7:10 pm

Avoid making the most common errors on your resume by careful proofreading and maybe turning to a third party. We’ve got the most common spelling errors people make on resumes.


Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters,

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Who makes more money, cat people or dog people?

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 26, 2014 7:49 pm


Are you a dog person or a cat person? Japanese researchers looked into the question of which type of person earns more money.



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Infographic – No leggings please. And more women’s workplace attire tips

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 6:13 pm


Leggings are not pants! A primer for women’s attire in the workplace and for interviews.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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The email, text, and social blunders that make you look like a jerk

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 4:28 pm


Everyone hates your auto DMs. That and more communications mistakes you’re probably making.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
Signs the job interviewer just isn't that into you

Eight signs that the job interview isn’t going very well (and how to turn it around)

Peter Harris| May 23, 2014 8:27 am


Waiting by the phone after a job interview can be the worst. If only you knew what the employer was thinking. Here are the telltale signs that the interviewer just isn’t that into you.



Category: Job interviews,
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How the Canadian police record you didn’t know you had could be costing you job opportunities

Kevin Makra| May 22, 2014 3:08 pm


A new report from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has put a spotlight on police background checks and how they’re being used “unfairly” in screening applicants.



Category: Employment Law, Latest News & Advice,
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Is Happy The Creepiest Corporate Mascot Ever? Vote!

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 8:17 pm


The internet has spoken and McDonald’s newest mascot has been called “creepy” and “terrifying.” We’ve got a list of scarier corporate mascots.



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Woman’s big mistake is a good reminder of why you shouldn’t job hunt at work

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 6:06 pm


This woman made a dumb but east error. Don’t make these mistakes and get caught looking for work from work.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
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“Employer fried me for no reason” – Canadian employers reveal what will get a resume tossed

Peter Harris| May 21, 2014 9:23 am


A new survey of over 300 senior managers in Canada shows how many mistakes they’re willing to tolerate in applications before tossing them – and some of the biggest blunders they’ve seen in resumes.



Category: Resumes,
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10 jobs that can pay from over $60,000 to over $100,000 without a degree

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 20, 2014 1:58 pm


Not a university grad? You can still make six figures. Here are ten great jobs you can get without a bachelor’s degree.



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