Britt McHenry

Should ESPN reporter lose her job over losing it on camera?

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 20, 2015 8:27 pm

How much should your behaviour outside of work impact your work life? That’s a question we’re constantly grappling with here at Workopolis.
So, the case of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry is particularly interesting to us.

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Things you need to know: how to remember everyone’s name

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 11, 2014 8:43 pm

Many people have trouble remembering names. Developing the ability to do so is a game changer. Here’s how to do it.

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The reason Mark Zuckerberg wears the same shirt every day

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 11, 2014 6:31 pm

Why does Mark Zuckerberg always wear that grey t-shirt? The answer comes wrapped in some excellent career and life advice.

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High paying jobs for people who like to drink

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 10, 2014 9:29 pm

If you enjoy a tipple or are interested in wine or spirits as a hobby, how about turning that into a lucrative career? Sounds good, right?

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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The truth about resumes: how to increase your application to interview ratio

Peter Harris| Nov 8, 2014 12:43 pm

It takes the majority of Canadians average of 10 applications and two interviews in order to land a job – meaning 80% of resumes aren’t making the cut. Here is how to increase your application to job interview ratio.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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What did the world’s top 10 billionaires study at university?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 7, 2014 9:36 pm

Wondering what to study at school that will up your chances of joining the ranks of the world’s richest? We looked at the university majors of the top ten billionaires on Earth.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Student,
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Survey reveals the No. 1 reason people don’t get hired

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 6, 2014 9:32 pm

New survey of career consultants reveals the top ten reasons why people are not getting the jobs they want. Are you doing all the right things, or are you falling short?

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In praise of weirdos: how to win by letting your freak flag fly

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 5, 2014 10:05 pm

There is one thing that makes you weird and sets you apart from your peers. This defining factor is probably something you think of as a weakness. Here’s how to turn it into a strength and chance the game.

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The “most unusual” job titles in Canada (plus 20 more weird job titles)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 4, 2014 6:12 pm

LinkedIn has released a list of what are supposedly the most “unusual” job titles in Canada. Pffft. You call that an unusual job title?

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Is that what you’re wearing? Why you should reconsider wearing jeans to the business meeting

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 3, 2014 9:39 pm

What you wear affects both how others perceive you and how you perceive yourself. Here’s what to wear to a business meeting to impress everyone.

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