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.

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The dark side of hiring

The dark side of hiring: Five things employers would probably rather you didn’t know

Peter Harris| Sep 8, 2014 9:06 pm

Sometimes finding a job can be made much more difficult by things going on behind the scenes that you don’t even know about. Here are five hidden reasons why you might not get hired, that employers will never tell you.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,

Infographic: the top five resume fails

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 8, 2014 5:40 pm

It’s actually quite likely that you’re making one of these extremely common resume errors. The good news is they’re easy to fix.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Resumes,
The one word in your resume that convinced me not to hire you

The one word in your resume that convinced me not to hire you (and it wasn’t a typo)

Peter Harris| Sep 5, 2014 7:54 pm

Here’s a how a senior candidate for a marketing role lost her chances of being hired based on a single word in her resume – and it wasn’t a typo or a spelling mistake.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters,

The university degrees with 100% employment after graduation

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 5, 2014 6:50 pm

Report from the Council of Ontario Universities shows how well undergrads are doing two years after graduation, plus the degrees with highest and lowest employment rates.

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The workplace trend that’s allowing Saskatchewan workers to make extra money, quickly

Angelina Irinici| Sep 5, 2014 12:09 pm

It looks like if you want to make a lot of money quickly – Saskatchewan is the place to be. Employers actually worry that staff will manage to make too much money and retire early. Here’s the scoop.

Category: Life At Work,
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Canada sees surprise job losses in August

Peter Harris| Sep 5, 2014 9:33 am

The Canadian economy lost 11,000 jobs in August, disappointing most economists who had been expecting to see modest gains in employment. Here’s what happened.

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How to earn an extra $300,000

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 4, 2014 8:15 pm

People who do this one fairly obvious thing net $300K more over a lifetime than those who don’t. Can you guess what it is?

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Where the jobs will be in Canada over the next 10 years

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 4, 2014 4:26 pm

Certain areas will see labour shortages over the next decade, says new report, meaning we will need people to work in those sectors.

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The best time to quit your job

Peter Harris| Sep 3, 2014 6:25 pm

Sometimes you really have to leave your job. If you’re not making enough money to survive, your company is doomed, or your work life is making you miserable, it’s time to jump ship. Here’s how to spot the smartest time to make your move.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,