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‘Tis the season to be drinking. How to cure a hangover

Elizabeth Bromstein | Dec 19, 2014 4:27 pm

There’s a lot of drinking this time of year, but that doesn’t mean everyone is off work. Hangovers cost the economy an estimated $160 billion a year. If you still have to go into the office – or even if you don’t – here are some ways to avoid and get rid of a hangover.

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Five things successful people do differently from you

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 27, 2014 1:56 pm

In a survey out late last week, we learned that 39% of unemployed Canadians have ‘completely given up’ looking for work. Throwing in the towel can’t be the answer. Here are five difficult things to do instead.

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Nearly 40% of unemployed Canadians have ‘completely given up’ looking for work

Kevin Makra| May 27, 2014 9:28 am

A new research report presented to the Economic Club of Canada on May 23rd reveals some startling numbers. 39% of Canadians who do not have a job have completely given up looking for a job.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice,
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Who makes more money, cat people or dog people?

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 26, 2014 7:49 pm

Are you a dog person or a cat person? Japanese researchers looked into the question of which type of person earns more money.

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Infographic – No leggings please. And more women’s workplace attire tips

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 6:13 pm

Leggings are not pants! A primer for women’s attire in the workplace and for interviews.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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The email, text, and social blunders that make you look like a jerk

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 4:28 pm

Everyone hates your auto DMs. That and more communications mistakes you’re probably making.

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Signs the job interviewer just isn't that into you

Eight signs that the job interview isn’t going very well (and how to turn it around)

Peter Harris| May 23, 2014 8:27 am

Waiting by the phone after a job interview can be the worst. If only you knew what the employer was thinking. Here are the telltale signs that the interviewer just isn’t that into you.

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How the Canadian police record you didn’t know you had could be costing you job opportunities

Kevin Makra| May 22, 2014 3:08 pm

A new report from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has put a spotlight on police background checks and how they’re being used “unfairly” in screening applicants.

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Is Happy The Creepiest Corporate Mascot Ever? Vote!

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 8:17 pm

The internet has spoken and McDonald’s newest mascot has been called “creepy” and “terrifying.” We’ve got a list of scarier corporate mascots.

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Woman’s big mistake is a good reminder of why you shouldn’t job hunt at work

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 6:06 pm

This woman made a dumb but east error. Don’t make these mistakes and get caught looking for work from work.

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