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This just in: there is a huge disconnect between Millennials & employers

Elizabeth Bromstein | Mar 3, 2015 9:51 pm

Our Workopolis survey of hiring managers shows a full third of Millennials are totally out of touch with what employers think is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour.


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Everyday habits that will get you promoted

Melissa Allen| Sep 26, 2014 10:24 am


We’ve noticed some common behaviours in people who rise quickly through the ranks. So here are some instant, real-world activities that you can start doing today to help you get your next promotion.



Category: Life At Work,
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Five things every job seeker must have

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 25, 2014 8:54 pm


You’re busy. Here are five things you should have at the ready to make the job search easier and less stressful.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
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How to land a seasonal job for the 2014 holiday season (start looking now)

Peter Harris| Sep 25, 2014 12:25 pm


If you’re looking to land a seasonal gig for the holidays this year, you can’t wait until after Halloween to start thinking about Christmas. Employers have already started hiring.



Category: Student,
The one thing most resumes still get wrong

The one thing that most resumes are still getting wrong

Peter Harris| Sep 24, 2014 5:10 pm


Most traditional resumes make one of the biggest mistakes out there when creating a marketing document – focusing on the product and not the customer. And that’s what renders them ineffective and uninteresting to most employers.



Category: Resumes and Cover Letters,
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The universities that produce the most billionaires

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 23, 2014 7:26 pm


A new report reveals which schools boast the most billionaire alumni. Did any Canadian schools make the list?



Category: Latest News & Advice,
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The “highest-paying” jobs for women

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 23, 2014 1:36 pm


New research lists best-paying jobs for women. Do you have one of them?



Category: Latest News & Advice,
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Alaska TV reporter says “eff it,” quits on air, burns bridge

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 22, 2014 5:28 pm


KTVA’s Charlo Greene reveals herself as owner of Alaska Cannabis Club and says she’s quitting her job to focus on legalization fight. Doesn’t care about burning bridges.



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The mathematical formula for job interviews

Cracking the code: The mathematical formula for acing your next job interview

Peter Harris| Sep 19, 2014 7:10 pm


While there is no way to calculate chemistry and charisma in a job interview, these easy-to-remember equations can help take your performance from intermediate to advanced. Job interviewing by the numbers.



Category: Job interviews,
Canada's most attractive destinations

Canada’s most (and least) attractive cities to live and work

Peter Harris| Sep 19, 2014 9:50 am


The Conference Board of Canada has ranked 50 Canadian cities according to how attractive their culture, economy, and quality of life make them for skilled workers. How does your town measure up?



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