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April Fool’s pranks you can pull at the office and not get fired

Elizabeth Bromstein | Mar 27, 2015 5:47 pm

April Fool’s day is right around the corner. Here’s a selection of pranks you can pull on your colleagues and probably not get in trouble for.


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Study: Where can that liberal arts degree take you on the Canadian job market right now?

Peter Harris| Aug 13, 2014 6:02 pm


When we looked at the first job titles of grads with a liberal arts education, I was tempted to call this piece ‘The Degrees Most Likely to Land You a Job in Customer Service.’ However, even those studies without a clear career path still pay off in surprising ways.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Student,
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Five careers you need to tell your kids about

Nicole Wray| Aug 13, 2014 4:34 pm


Thinking about the workforce of the future should be on every student’s back-to-school to-do list. Here, a Canadian futurist identifies the top five career prospects of 2020.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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The exact resume keywords employers search for by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 7:08 pm


Our internal research shows the keywords employers use to find resumes by industry. Make sure your resume contains these words if you want to get noticed.



Category: Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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The one thing to do in a job interview that will set you above everyone else

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 5:57 pm


We asked hiring managers “What is the one thing someone could say or do in an interview with you that would set them above the competition?” Here’s what they said



Category: Job interviews,
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The highest paying tech jobs, and how to get them

Simon Cohen| Aug 11, 2014 7:56 pm


You can earn a big salary working in technology. Here are five of the top paying gigs in Canada, complete with information about what you’ll need to land one of them



Category: Latest News & Advice,
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The most ludicrous lies told on resumes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 11, 2014 3:26 pm


New survey reveals the lies candidates have told on resumes that employers just won’t forget. Don’t get caught telling one of these whoppers.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
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The five worst things you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 8, 2014 4:49 pm


Do you think you know what not to do in a job interview? We’ve got a definitive list of the behaviours you should avoid if you want to get the job.



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
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Workopolis August Employment Update: Part-time help wanted

Peter Harris| Aug 8, 2014 9:31 am


The Canadian economy gained a few jobs in July, but huge losses in full-time positions were masked by nearly equivalent gains in part-time work. Here’s how Workopolis sees the state of employment in this country right now – and for the coming months.



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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 3:58 pm


We asked Canadians to describe their worse boss ever. Here are the descriptors they gave.



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