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10 phrases to strike from your vocabulary right now

Elizabeth Bromstein | Nov 21, 2014 7:43 pm

The way you communicate has a big impact on whether you get ahead in your career. It’s important not to come across as dishonest, whiny, or lazy. Here are ten phrases to never say if you want to avoid giving the wrong impression.

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10 examples of shockingly unprofessional behaviour

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 9, 2014 5:57 pm

From clipping toenails in a meeting room to copying the entire company on an angry email, we’ve got ten real-life examples of terrible workplace conduct.

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Job openings increase by 5 per cent in Canada

The top jobs available now across the country and the top trending sectors in online job postings

Peter Harris| May 9, 2014 10:31 am

Online job postings are on the rise across industries right now. Here are the regions and sectors that are seeing the most growth – and which areas are lagging behind.

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7 traits of charismatic people

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 9, 2014 10:10 am

Charismatic people have more friends, more success, more of everything. Here are seven qualities you can develop in yourself to become one of these magnetic individuals.

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The worst career advice you ever received

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 8, 2014 2:26 pm

Everyone likes to give advice. But it’s not always helpful. People share their stories of the worst career advice they ever got.

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10 career mistakes you will regret later

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 7, 2014 8:00 pm

Be careful. It’s tempting to make rash decisions or get drunk at the office party, but these errors in judgment can derail your career. Don’t do anything you will regret later.

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Ten essential skills that employers are actively searching for now

Peter Harris| May 7, 2014 1:53 pm

While there are no guarantees to employment, acquiring and demonstrating the most in-demand skills can greatly increase your value on the job market. Here’s what Canadian employers are actively looking for right now.

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Can having the flu be considered a ‘disability’?

Norman Grosman| May 6, 2014 3:02 pm

When one woman’s contract was cancelled because she missed mandatory training due to a case of the flu, she filed a human rights violation complaint, claiming she was being discriminated against because of a disability. Here’s what happened.

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The biggest social media mistakes job seekers make

Simon Cohen| May 5, 2014 6:41 pm

Sixty-nine per cent of employers say they have rejected candidates based on what they found on social networking sites. Don’t make these errors.

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Do this to be 60% more creative

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 5, 2014 2:46 pm

Researchers at Stanford University found that this simple activity increased creativity by an average of 60%.

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