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How rich are the top 10 richest Canadians?

Elizabeth Bromstein | November 20, 2015 1:47 pm

Canadian Business has released its annual list of the wealthiest Canadians. Are you on it?

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Three reasons why smart people don’t get hired

Peter Harris| September 12, 2015 7:25 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.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice
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20 negative & unproductive things your brain says during the job search & how to respond

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 11, 2015 4:10 pm

Sometimes your brain is your worst enemy. During the job search it will say all kinds of things to sabotage you. Here’s how to respond.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Ten hot job titles to watch for rising salaries in 2016 [Infographic]

Peter Harris| September 10, 2015 4:41 pm

Canadian starting salaries for professional jobs are predicted to increase by 3.4% next year. But the demand for workers in some hot roles is so great that their wages are expected to skyrocket.

Category: Salaries
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Inside Scoop: What it’s like to be a makeup artist

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| September 10, 2015 3:09 pm

Sometimes a job description isn’t enough. It can’t tell you what a job is really like, the workload, the education you need or the salary. Here’s the inside scoop on being a professional makeup artist.

Category: Career profiles
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The most common reason why people don’t get hired

Peter Harris| September 10, 2015 12:39 pm

Many people write to Workopolis asking for advice in finding a new job. It turns out that a great deal of them are making the same mistake in their job search. Here’s how to fix it.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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Case study: How to make connections in your field and tap into the hidden job market

Kevin Makra| September 9, 2015 1:16 pm

How one woman came up with an unbelievable networking strategy that paid off with the connections she needed to crack a tight job market.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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Employment Outlook Survey: Canadian employers reveal hiring intentions for remainder of 2015

Peter Harris| September 8, 2015 11:54 am

A new survey of the hiring intentions of Canadian employers across the country reveals which regions and industries are expecting to see growth in the rest of 2015.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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By the numbers: Canada’s ten hottest job markets in 2015

Peter Harris| September 3, 2015 2:22 pm

Wondering where the jobs are in Canada? Here’s a look at the regions with the highest available job openings to population ratio.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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The exact skills you need to add to your resume to qualify for jobs in ten hot sectors

Peter Harris| September 3, 2015 12:43 pm

We analysed the content of millions of Canadian online job ads and resume searches by employers to create a list of in-demand skills that can greatly increase your chances of getting hired in your targeted industry.

Category: Career profiles, Latest News & Advice, Resumes and Cover Letters