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The 10 most in demand employers of 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 22, 2014 7:47 pm

LinkedIn has released it’s most in demand employers list for 2014. See who makes the list.

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Survey: six things employers want to see in your social profiles (and six that will kill your chances)

Peter Harris| Oct 16, 2014 1:04 pm

A new survey of recruiting and HR professionals from across industries reveals their hiring intentions and what they look for when they screen candidates online.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Student,
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Hospitality’s unexpectedly hottest new job: Butler

Melissa Allen| Oct 15, 2014 12:56 pm

We’re all familiar with the Geoffrey to Uncle Phil, the Alfred to Bruce Wayne, the Carson to Lord Grantham, but butlers aren’t just a relic of Hollywood parody and old-word aristocracy—butlers are back.

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13 stories of candidates spectacularly tanking their job interviews

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 14, 2014 8:48 pm

We asked hiring managers to share stories of the worst things candidates have ever done in job interviews. Anyone who has been on either side of the desk can rejoice if they’ve never been in any of these situations.

Category: Job interviews,
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The future workplace might not exist at all

Nicole Wray| Oct 14, 2014 9:59 am

Being at your desk is not the same thing as working. More and more employers are seeing the value in paying for performance over presence. Forget unlimited vacation time, maybe employees simply shouldn’t have to go to work at all.

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Unemployment rate hits a nearly six-year low

Unemployment rate falls to its lowest level since before the recession

Peter Harris| Oct 10, 2014 10:09 am

The Canada economy gained 74,000 mostly full-time jobs last month, and online advertisements for job openings are steadily increasing. Here is where the demand for workers is trending right now.

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Three things never to say in a job interview and three things you must say

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 9, 2014 8:24 pm

With all the advice out there, it’s amazing but some people still don’t know what to say and not to say in the job interview. Here are three things you absolutely must say, and three you absolutely must not say.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
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The one in-demand skill that gets you hired faster, promoted first, and paid more

Peter Harris| Oct 9, 2014 10:26 am

Studies have shown that across industries from engineering and manufacturing to legal, sales, or marketing, having this one essential skill will give your career – and your paycheque – a boost.

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Would you do business with a company that wasn’t online? That’s how employers feel about you

Simon Cohen| Oct 8, 2014 8:32 pm

Job-hunting is hard enough without having to worry about updating your social media accounts or writing blog posts, and yet these are the very activities that will make your chances of success better when you send out your resume.

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What to do if you’re too attractive to get hired

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 8, 2014 7:58 pm

Are you an incredibly attractive individual? For women, this can work against you when applying for male dominated roles. New research suggests an odd solution.

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