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How to talk yourself into a job

Kevin Makra | Mar 4, 2015 9:35 pm

A news study suggests hiring managers are more likely to hire you if they hear you speak, rather than just read your resume and cover letter.


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Five reasons to look for your 2015 summer job now

Kevin Makra| Feb 18, 2015 3:25 pm


Looking out the window today it is hard to imagine if summer will ever come. However, the deadline to apply for many of the best summer jobs is fast approaching. Here’s why you should be lining up your summer gig today.



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Y’ain’t from around here, are you? 13 place names you’re probably mispronouncing

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 17, 2015 6:45 pm


If you travel a lot for business, chances are fair to middling you’ll eventually find yourself mispronouncing the name of a place. Here’s a list of commonly mispronounced place names that will hopefully help save some embarrassment.



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The top 10 hottest jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Hiring trends: Ten hot jobs for increased starting salaries in 2015

Peter Harris| Feb 17, 2015 12:09 pm


While demand for talented workers is expected to increase steadily throughout 2015, here is a quick look at which fields can expect to see the fastest growing pay cheques – and ten hot jobs to watch for.



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The rudest rejection letter ever?

Insult to injury: The worst candidate rejection letter ever?

Peter Harris| Feb 13, 2015 10:12 pm


Most job seekers agree that one of the biggest breaches of etiquette that employers commit is in not replying to them at all after job interviews. Nope. This is way worse.



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Eleven unfair ways people make more money

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 13, 2015 1:43 pm


Nature favours some and punishes others when it comes to monetary gain. Here are some of the ways that works.



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The top 10 jobs that will hire you straight out of university

The top 10 jobs that will hire you straight out of university

Peter Harris| Feb 13, 2015 1:25 pm


If you are planning your studies specifically for the current job market, these are the fields where workers are such in demand that grads are snapped up as soon as they receive their credentials.



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Eight things not to bring to the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 11, 2015 8:48 pm


Job interview time! You got your light reading material for the commute, your snack, your coffee, your mom. All set, right? Wrong.



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Intelligence trumps connections

It’s actually not ‘who you know’ – Intelligence trumps connections for career success

Peter Harris| Feb 11, 2015 3:15 pm


Study compares the effects of being well-connected vs. being more intelligent over the course of people’s careers. The results are surprising.



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12 businesses you can start for under $100

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 10, 2015 9:54 pm


Want to start a business but don’t have a lot of capital stashed away? Here are 12 ideas you can kick off for under $100.



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