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The personality types that earn the most and least money

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 21, 2015 2:47 pm

Does your Myers Briggs personality type predict how much money you will make? A new report claims ENTJs are raking in the most income out of all the available types.

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Where the jobs will be in Canada over the next 10 years

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 4, 2014 4:26 pm

Certain areas will see labour shortages over the next decade, says new report, meaning we will need people to work in those sectors.

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Six pictures that can damage your career prospects

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 3, 2014 5:52 pm

In light of recent events involving hackers getting their hands on nude photos of famous people and sharing those photos online, let’s review the guidelines of what pictures you should and should not take and share of yourself.

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Five signs you’re boring the interviewer (and how to be less boring)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 2, 2014 7:36 pm

When on the job hunt, it helps if people find you interesting. You don’t have to be totally fascinating, but at the very least they should not find you boring. Here are five signs they do.

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Employer survey: How to land a job in a creative field

Peter Harris| Sep 2, 2014 10:01 am

Want a role that lets you make a living using your creative skills on the job? A new survey says that there should be an upswing in hiring for these positions throughout the rest of 2014. Here’s how creative employers hire and what they’re looking for.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters, Student,
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Obese candidates less likely to get the job, says study

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 29, 2014 3:13 pm

News research says HR and recruiting professionals view obesity as a negative marker for character, productivity, and performance.

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So what can you do with that English degree?

Peter Harris| Aug 27, 2014 9:28 pm

We took a look at thousands of resumes to see what fields English graduates end up working in and what their most common first job titles are. Here’s where that English degree can take you on the Canadian job market right now.

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Should you give your employer the “give me a raise or I quit” ultimatum?

Norman Grosman| Aug 27, 2014 5:04 pm

Nova Scotia wrongful dismissal case highlights what can go wrong if you threaten your employer with quitting, but aren’t really prepared to do so.

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The culture of the Canadian Job Search: A guide for newcomers or newbies

Colleen Clarke| Aug 27, 2014 10:18 am

Every country has its own unique set of cultural values and expectations that are the norm when it comes to job search. Understanding how people are expected to interact at each phase can greatly increase your chances of being chosen.

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Should this Facebook post have gotten a man fired?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 26, 2014 7:39 pm

Opera singer’s firing raises question of what individuals should and should not be allowed to post on their own personal social media accounts. What do you think?

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