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Survey reveals the worst thing you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 24, 2015 7:51 pm

A new survey of hiring managers finds their pet interview peeve. Hopefully you already know not to do this, but…


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Insult to injury: The worst candidate rejection letter ever?

Peter Harris| Feb 13, 2015 10:12 pm


Most job seekers agree that one of the biggest breaches of etiquette that employers commit is in not replying to them at all after job interviews. Nope. This is way worse.



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Eleven unfair ways people make more money

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 13, 2015 1:43 pm


Nature favours some and punishes others when it comes to monetary gain. Here are some of the ways that works.



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The top 10 jobs that will hire you straight out of university

The top 10 jobs that will hire you straight out of university

Peter Harris| Feb 13, 2015 1:25 pm


If you are planning your studies specifically for the current job market, these are the fields where workers are such in demand that grads are snapped up as soon as they receive their credentials.



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Eight things not to bring to the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 11, 2015 8:48 pm


Job interview time! You got your light reading material for the commute, your snack, your coffee, your mom. All set, right? Wrong.



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Intelligence trumps connections

It’s actually not ‘who you know’ – Intelligence trumps connections for career success

Peter Harris| Feb 11, 2015 3:15 pm


Study compares the effects of being well-connected vs. being more intelligent over the course of people’s careers. The results are surprising.



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12 businesses you can start for under $100

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 10, 2015 9:54 pm


Want to start a business but don’t have a lot of capital stashed away? Here are 12 ideas you can kick off for under $100.



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See how your age, race, gender, & education impact your earnings in every Canadian province

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 10, 2015 6:51 pm


Ever wonder how your income measures up against others of your exact demographic? We made a calculator so you can see exactly that for every province in Canada.



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Woman fired via Twitter

Woman fired over Twitter – the night before her first shift

Peter Harris| Feb 10, 2015 2:55 pm


The night before her very first day at a new job, one woman tweeted her disparaging thoughts about the upcoming opportunity in colourful language. Her future (ex) boss replied.



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Want to retire rich? Better join the public sector

Melissa Allen| Feb 9, 2015 11:18 am


The class discrepancy in Canada isn’t between the 1% and everyone else; the real and growing divide is between public and private-sector workers. Here’s why.



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