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10 phrases to strike from your vocabulary right now

Elizabeth Bromstein | Nov 21, 2014 7:43 pm

The way you communicate has a big impact on whether you get ahead in your career. It’s important not to come across as dishonest, whiny, or lazy. Here are ten phrases to never say if you want to avoid giving the wrong impression.


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5 jobs search hacks

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 16, 2014 7:28 pm


If your search is in a slump, maybe you need to take a different approach and try something new. Here are five hacks to jump start your job search.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
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What your coffee reveals about you

Peter Harris| Sep 16, 2014 7:07 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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It’s true: You really can accurately judge a person by their shoes

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 1:54 pm


Researchers at the University of Kansas have found that people can accurately judge 90 percent of a stranger’s personal characteristics just by looking at the person’s shoes. What does your footwear say about you?



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Twelve is the new 19: How Generation Z is about to change everything

Nicole Wray| Sep 15, 2014 12:55 pm


The next generation of workers is touted as being well-educated, ambitious, worldly, collaborative, and even genius: the opposite of the entitled and lazy Gen Y. Here’s why I’m suddenly afraid of teenagers.



Category: Life At Work, Student,
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 5:53 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 8:16 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 6:51 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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HR survey uncovers why so many people aren’t getting hired

Peter Harris| Sep 11, 2014 10:07 am


A new survey of HR professionals and candidates uncovers a significant disconnect between the two groups during the hiring process – and reveals what is keeping many people from getting jobs. Here’s where candidates fall short.



Category: Job interviews, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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The most overrated and underrated jobs of 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 10, 2014 7:54 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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