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‘Tis the season to be drinking. How to cure a hangover

Elizabeth Bromstein | Dec 19, 2014 4:27 pm

There’s a lot of drinking this time of year, but that doesn’t mean everyone is off work. Hangovers cost the economy an estimated $160 billion a year. If you still have to go into the office – or even if you don’t – here are some ways to avoid and get rid of a hangover.

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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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The 10 wealthiest Canadians (and where their money came from)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 8, 2014 9:34 pm

Canadian Business has released its annual list of the wealthiest Canadians. Are you on it? Probably not. Let’s take a look at the top 10 and where their money came from.

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‘Cheating Spouse Syndrome’ is standing between you and a promotion

Peter Harris| Dec 8, 2014 10:11 am

Wondering why you’re not being promoted at work? The basic flaw in human nature to assume that new is always better.

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Southpaws earn less money, work in less intellectually demanding jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 5, 2014 6:35 pm

Are southpaws really more creative than righties? Maybe. But new research suggests they make less money, have less intellectually demanding jobs and are generally at a disadvantage.

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Infographic: The staggering, increasing cost of the 12 Days of Christmas

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 5, 2014 5:05 pm

The price of the 12 Days of Christmas increases very year. To purchase every item in the list as many times as it is mentioned in the song would cost over $100K. We break it all down for you with a handy-dandy infographic.

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How many jobs do Canadians hold in a lifetime?

Peter Harris| Dec 4, 2014 10:31 am

By analyzing 7,000,000 work histories in the Canadian resumes in the Workopolis database, we were able to discern an emerging trend in career changes and how many jobs the average Canadian can expect to have.

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Year in review: Canada’s most in-demand jobs of 2014 – and the fastest declining occupations

Peter Harris| Dec 3, 2014 10:44 am

We’ve crunched a year’s worth of job posting data to determine what jobs are in demand right now, where the hiring is heating up, and which vocations are seeing fewer opportunities open up.

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The disruptive technology trend that’s rapidly changing the world of work

Kevin Makra| Dec 2, 2014 7:33 pm

As more and more people worldwide participate in the sharing economy, it’s becoming easier than ever to be your own boss and earn money on your own schedule.

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Five ways to fool people into thinking you’re more competent than you really are

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 1, 2014 9:49 pm

Don’t worry if you’re not the smartest, most competent person in the room. You can fool people into thinking that you are. Use the scientifically proven methods.

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