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15 in-demand jobs in Canada that are waiting to be filled right now

Peter Harris | Oct 19, 2014 1:14 pm

Looking at online job postings and how long they stay online, we can see which occupations are most in demand by Canadian employers and how long those positions take to fill. Here are the jobs that are almost constantly available.

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Six ways to be the top candidate for the job

Kevin Makra| Apr 7, 2014 10:06 am

Despite some of the negative economic news swirling around, Canadian businesses are hiring now. In fact most companies are always looking for top candidates. Here’s how you can become a one of those stand-out candidates who gets chosen first.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies,

Bad career move of the week: Man sends pic of his privates with job application

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 4, 2014 12:01 pm

We all make mistakes at work, some mess ups are worse than others. Each week, we’re featuring one Bad Career Move of the Week, cautionary tales to keep you from ruining your own career

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Employment Update: What’s trending in Canadian hiring in April 2014

Peter Harris| Apr 4, 2014 11:14 am

Job creation in Canada trounced expectations in March, showing the largest employment gains in seven months. Online job postings also continue to point upwards. Here’s where the job growth is now – and a look at what is coming next.

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Why apologize even when you’re not sorry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 3, 2014 6:48 pm

An apology can disarm your opponent and give you the upper hand. But it has to be delivered in the right way. Learn how and why you should apologize.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing,
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15 companies with amazing perks to turn you green with envy

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 2, 2014 11:37 am

It’s a competitive market for talent, so companies are offering some incredible perks to lure the best and brightest. Come for the massages and free food, stay for the latte art and African dance classes.

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Job Search Snafus

How do most people blow their chances of getting the job?

Peter Harris| Apr 2, 2014 10:16 am

A new study of chief financial officers (CFOs) has revealed where most candidacies go off the rails during the job application process. Here’s where we’re making the most costly mistakes.

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The only job interview question that really matters (and the one question you must not say ‘no’ to)

Peter Harris| Apr 1, 2014 2:36 pm

There’s a question that you are going to be asked in every job interview that will allow you to take control of the conversation and make a powerful impression on the employer – as long as you’re ready to say ‘yes.’

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9 surprisingly low-paying jobs

Melissa Allen| Apr 1, 2014 9:50 am

Last week we looked at ten jobs that pay surprisingly high salaries. (Yes you can make a decent living with that English degree.) Now here’s a look at some high profile jobs that look glamorous, but pay surprisingly low wages.

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Woman creates awesome Lego-like self to go with resume

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 31, 2014 3:28 pm

This aspiring account service intern should have no problem getting a job with her Lego-inspired self promotion. What a great idea.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,