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10 signs you’re smarter than other people (with science!)

Elizabeth Bromstein | Feb 27, 2015 5:06 pm

You suspect it, but so far you haven’t been able to prove it: you are totally more intelligent than all those other dummies in your workplace. Check out this list of research-backed signs you’re smarter than the average bear.

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The three worst questions to ask in a job interview and what to ask instead

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 4, 2015 8:34 pm

You must ask questions in a job interview, but not just any questions. Here are three you shouldn’t ask and three to ask instead.

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Canada created 121,300 jobs in 2014 – here’s where most of them are

Peter Harris| Feb 3, 2015 8:36 pm

Here’s a snapshot of where most of the job creation was last year – along with the most commonly held first jobs of Canadians.

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Beauty pageant runner-up tears crown off winner’s head (or how not to react when someone else gets the promotion)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 3, 2015 7:56 pm

Beauty queen demonstrates how not to behave when you don’t get the promotion or prize that you want, unless your goal is to make international headlines.

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How to make more money: Our top tips for landing greater salaries and pay raises

Peter Harris| Feb 3, 2015 12:01 pm

It’s that time of year again. Salary negotiation time. So how can you make sure you receive the pay increase you’re looking for? Here are some top negotiation tips.

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The 10 best jobs for 2015 that pay over $90K

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 2, 2015 7:55 pm

Us News & World Report recently released its annual Best 100 Jobs report. These are the best paying out of those top jobs.

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Single typo sinks 124-year-old company

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 30, 2015 9:15 pm

If ever there was a story that demonstrates the value of proofreading, this is it. Here is the tale of how the accidental omission of a single letter – a typo – ruined a 124-year-old company and cost the UK government a potential $13 million.

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The actual faces of the world’s most famous hand models (and is this the job for you?)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 30, 2015 6:17 pm

We’ve all heard about the mysterious career known as “hand modelling,” and many of us have wondered who the people are attached to those hands holding the burgers or chocolate bars, or putting lotion on, in advertisements. Now let’s see who they are.

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How to get employers to give you a chance in an industry where you have no experience

Peter Harris| Jan 30, 2015 12:57 pm

Looking to make a career transition? Here’s how you can show value to an employer in a new field where you have little or no previous experience – without asking someone to just gamble on you.

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Develop this one skill that appears in 9 out of 10 postings for the most in-demand jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 29, 2015 8:51 pm

“Active listening” is one of the most sought after skills by employers. How much have you developed this skill? Here are some ways to be a better listener.

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