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10 signs you’re smarter than other people (with science!)

Elizabeth Bromstein | Feb 27, 2015 5:06 pm

You suspect it, but so far you haven’t been able to prove it: you are totally more intelligent than all those other dummies in your workplace. Check out this list of research-backed signs you’re smarter than the average bear.


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Well, that was awkward: how one guy tanked his job interview before he even got there

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 19, 2015 5:46 pm


How a UK man’s public behaviour later came back to haunt him at the job interview. A cautionary tale.



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High-paying jobs that are in demand in Canada right now (with and without a university degree)

Peter Harris| Feb 18, 2015 7:22 pm


Here’s a look at some lucrative career paths that are in demand right now but that are often left out of conversations about top paying sectors.



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Five reasons to look for your 2015 summer job now

Kevin Makra| Feb 18, 2015 3:25 pm


Looking out the window today it is hard to imagine if summer will ever come. However, the deadline to apply for many of the best summer jobs is fast approaching. Here’s why you should be lining up your summer gig today.



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Y’ain’t from around here, are you? 13 place names you’re probably mispronouncing

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 17, 2015 6:45 pm


If you travel a lot for business, chances are fair to middling you’ll eventually find yourself mispronouncing the name of a place. Here’s a list of commonly mispronounced place names that will hopefully help save some embarrassment.



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The top 10 hottest jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Hiring trends: Ten hot jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Peter Harris| Feb 17, 2015 12:09 pm


While demand for talented workers is expected to increase steadily throughout 2015, here is a quick look at which fields can expect to see the fastest growing pay cheques – and ten hot jobs to watch for.



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The rudest rejection letter ever?

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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