The 10 most common interview mistakes that cost you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 17, 2015 4:20 pm

Making any of these mistakes could very well cost you the job you want. Knowing how to behave in the interview is of the utmost importance. Look lively and put your phone away.

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Hot jobs and skills with rising demand right now (and some doomed career paths to avoid)

Peter Harris| Apr 2, 2015 1:30 pm

Through analysis of online job postings and employer searches for candidates, the team at Workopolis was able to put together a list of the most in-demand jobs right now, emerging skills gaps, and those roles that are on their way out.

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Four good reasons not to quit your job just yet

Kevin Makra| Apr 2, 2015 1:11 pm

For many people the spring season seems like a great time for making a fresh start. However, let’s take a look at some of the hard truths about throwing in the towel at work.

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How your income impacts your drinking habits

The impact that your salary has on your drinking habits (it’s not what you think)

Peter Harris| Apr 1, 2015 5:27 pm

Is your wallet as empty as that bottle of hooch rolling across the kitchen floor? A new study says that you’re not broke because you drink too much. It’s the other way around.

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Royals who hold down real jobs (just like the rest of us)

Melissa Allen| Apr 1, 2015 9:11 am

Here are some members of European royalty who have “real jobs” (in other words, acting, modeling, musician, art gallerist and other sexy, glamourous jobs aren’t counted).

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Executive on the stairs

Why not-so-smart but charismatic people get promoted, but the CEO has the least people skills of all

Nicole Wray| Mar 31, 2015 6:47 pm

If you’ve ever watched a not-so-smart but charismatic co-worker rise in the promotion ranks, then you know that IQ isn’t everything. So why are the people at the top so anti-social?

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April Fool’s pranks you can pull at the office and not get fired

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2015 5:47 pm

April Fool’s day is right around the corner. Here’s a selection of pranks you can pull on your colleagues and probably not get in trouble for.

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Devastated 1D fans asking for time off to cope with Zayn Malik’s departure

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2015 3:26 pm

If you want to be taken seriously as a professional, here is something you should never, ever do: ask for time off work to grieve because a member has left your favourite boy band.

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What you should study at university if you want to be rich

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 26, 2015 9:17 pm

What should you study at university if you want to join the ranks of the world’s richest? Can you guess? I bet you can guess.

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Students viewing holograms

A glimpse at the world of work in 2040 – from the people who will invent it

Colleen Clarke| Mar 26, 2015 12:48 pm

Creativity parties, hologram meetings, and pay-for-performance salary schemes: Here’s how today’s young people imagine the world of work will look 25 years from now.

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