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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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Six signs that you’re in the wrong job

Peter Harris| Apr 16, 2015 12:47 pm

Being in the wrong job isn’t all bad. You can learn valuable lessons from a bad experience, if you don’t get stuck in it for too long. Here’s how you can tell when it’s time to move on.

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I will bet you a hundred theoretical bucks that you make this grammar mistake all the time and don’t know it

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 15, 2015 6:33 pm

The same people who are always condescendingly correcting other people’s grammar mistakes often make this particular this mistake. You would want to know that, right?

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How much money you need to earn to live in Canadian cities

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 15, 2015 5:48 pm

How much money do you need to make to live comfortably in Toronto and other cities? The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has done some calculations.

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The world’s coolest offices

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 14, 2015 6:25 pm

I’m having a wee case of the jealousies right now. Because Bored Panda just published a list of 12 of the world’s coolest offices and one of them is on a pirate ship. Don’t get me wrong. I love my job. But I want to work on a pirate ship.

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The best and worst jobs in the world for 2015

Peter Harris| Apr 14, 2015 4:51 pm

Based on salary, employment opportunities, the working environment, and stress level, here is a look at the ten best and the ten worst careers you could be pursuing this year.

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I didn’t hire a woman once because of her pants

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 13, 2015 7:33 pm

Are your outfits inspiring confidence or leaving hiring managers cold? Here’s how one woman’s pants cost her a job opportunity.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
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The worst manager ever?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 10, 2015 8:16 pm

If you think sexually harassing employees is stupid (it’s also evil, but we’re focusing on stupid here) wait until you read the level to which this manager took it.

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Heels: how high is too high for work? (Featuring fascinating footwear facts)

Lisa Mesbur| Apr 10, 2015 7:37 pm

Staring at those six-inch stiletto heels sitting your closet and wondering whether you can get away with them in the office? Maybe. It depends on where you work.

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Where the stable, high paying jobs will be through 2020

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 10, 2015 7:01 pm

Whether you’re a new grad or just thinking about whether a career change is right for you, you would do well to look to these areas that are projected to boom over the next five tears.

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