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How your online presence affects your job search [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein | August 14, 2015 4:47 pm

We talk a lot about how your online presence and what you choose to post online can affect your career and job search. Here’s an infographic that sums some of it up for you.


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How much it costs to rent an apartment in cities across Canada

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 20, 2015 7:11 pm


If you’ve ever wondered how much apartment you can get in various cities in Canada on your salary, here’s a breakdown.



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Job interview tips for sales professionals

Kim Hughes| February 19, 2015 8:39 pm


One of the many great things about a job in sales is that every transaction is a professional affirmation. So, how can you demonstrate your ability to close the deal in the most important test of all – the job interview?



Category: Career profiles, Job interviews
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Well, that was awkward: how one guy tanked his job interview before he even got there

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 19, 2015 5:46 pm


How a UK man’s public behaviour later came back to haunt him at the job interview. A cautionary tale.



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Five reasons to look for your 2015 summer job now

Kevin Makra| February 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.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student
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Y’ain’t from around here, are you? 13 place names you’re probably mispronouncing

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 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| February 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.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student
The rudest rejection letter ever?

Insult to injury: The worst candidate rejection letter ever?

Peter Harris| February 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.



Category: Job interviews, Latest News & Advice
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Eleven unfair ways people make more money

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 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| February 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.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student