Wide-faced business man

The distinguishing physical factor that gives men a leg up

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 31, 2014 8:53 pm

Research shows men with wider faces are more dishonest and aggressive in negotiations, resulting in getting a bigger piece of the pie than skinnier-faced men.


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One simple social media hack for connecting with your dream job

Melissa Allen| Jul 21, 2014 2:53 pm


Here’s how one candidate leveraged social media to reboot his career and land his dream job – in a completely different field of work.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
Woman talking in a job interview

Two give-aways employers watch for that prove you’re not the one

Peter Harris| Jul 18, 2014 4:06 pm


Seasoned job interviewers can tell a top performer from a weaker candidate just by listening to the way that they describe their past accomplishments. Here are the hidden cues in your choice of words that undermine your chances.



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The most common resume lies, and what you can really get away with

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 18, 2014 2:40 pm


Roughly 40% of people lie on their resumes, and many more exaggerate. Find out what the risks are, what you can get away with and what the fabrications are that HR professionals are most likely to uncover.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Resumes,
Woman reading over man's shoulder

What your employer knows that you don’t in salary negotiations

Colleen Clarke| Jul 17, 2014 11:45 am


Your employer always walks into a salary negotiation with a lot more information than you have. Here’s what they know that you don’t, and how you can get the most value written into your new contract.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,
Working from home

The highest paying work from home jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 16, 2014 10:25 am


Like the idea of skipping the rush hour commute and getting your job done on your own schedule? (In your pyjamas if the mood strikes you.) Here are twenty high-paying jobs that can be done from home.



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Fast food workers

How that minimum wage job can lead to future wealth

Peter Harris| Jul 14, 2014 10:51 am


New research shows that young people who work part-time end up being more successful than those who don’t. Here are the essential career skills from customer service training.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Student,
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Workopolis July Employment Update: Slow, steady hiring to continue through the summer 2014

Peter Harris| Jul 11, 2014 9:30 am


The Canadian economy shed part-time jobs in June and gained full-time positions. Based on employers’ online advertisements for job opportunities, here’s where Workopolis sees the state of employment in this country for the coming months.



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Man On Couch With Phone

Stop using this word. You’re not fooling anyone.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 10, 2014 8:31 pm


When I ask you how you are and this is how you respond, I immediately assume you’re lying. Don’t say it.



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10 jobs that let you retire early

Melissa Allen| Jul 10, 2014 7:34 pm


Believe it or not, you don’t need to win the lottery or inherit millions to retire early. Here are ten everyday jobs that will put you on the path to early retirement.



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