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The 10 hardest jobs for Canadian employers to fill in 2014

Peter Harris | Aug 19, 2014 1:21 pm

There are fewer unemployed people in Canada for every job opening right now, and employers are starting to complain that a shortage of workers is hurting their business. These are the most in-demand positions right now.


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The highest paying tech jobs, and how to get them

Simon Cohen| Aug 11, 2014 7:56 pm


You can earn a big salary working in technology. Here are five of the top paying gigs in Canada, complete with information about what you’ll need to land one of them



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The most ludicrous lies told on resumes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 11, 2014 3:26 pm


New survey reveals the lies candidates have told on resumes that employers just won’t forget. Don’t get caught telling one of these whoppers.



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The five worst things you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 8, 2014 4:49 pm


Do you think you know what not to do in a job interview? We’ve got a definitive list of the behaviours you should avoid if you want to get the job.



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Workopolis August Employment Update: Part-time help wanted

Peter Harris| Aug 8, 2014 9:31 am


The Canadian economy gained a few jobs in July, but huge losses in full-time positions were masked by nearly equivalent gains in part-time work. Here’s how Workopolis sees the state of employment in this country right now – and for the coming months.



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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 3:58 pm


We asked Canadians to describe their worse boss ever. Here are the descriptors they gave.



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The leadership skills you need to be successful

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 3:43 pm


Research shows leaders need different skills at different levels, but the core set remains the same. Do you possess these qualities?



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The most and least meaningful jobs (and what they pay)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 6, 2014 7:44 pm


A new survey ranks jobs by whether they make the world a better or worse place. Were does yours fall on the scale?



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The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

Peter Harris| Aug 6, 2014 8:06 am


The majority of Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. So here are the areas of study most likely to land you a job in your field – and the highest starting salaries.



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Are you guilty of these worst breaches of workplace etiquette?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 5, 2014 8:57 pm


New research reveals what office employees hate the most when it comes to workplace behaviour. Don’t break these rules, or your career could suffer.



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