How long Canadians stay at work

Job hopping is the new normal

Peter Harris | Apr 17, 2014 9:13 am

We’ve heard complaints from employers about ‘job hopping’ candidates who show no loyalty to their jobs. So the Workopolis team took a look at how long on average Canadians are staying in their jobs. It turns out that the way we work is changing quickly.


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Whose parents had more money, the doctor or the artist?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2014 7:54 pm


Can you guess whose families had the bigger income when they were children? Doctors or artists? Lawyers or nurses? Find out!



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Workplace trends of the future

Twelve trends that will define your working life from now through 2025

Colleen Clarke| Mar 27, 2014 10:16 am


50 CEO’s, chairs of associations, ex-ministers, assistant deputy ministers, academics and economists were asked what trends will define the workplace of the future. Here are their findings on the skills you will need to survive the careers of the coming decade.



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Surprisingly high-paying jobs

10 surprisingly high-paying jobs

Peter Harris| Mar 25, 2014 1:19 pm


We already know that doctors, lawyers, and CEOs are well compensated. So here’s a look at some jobs that can pay up around $100,000 – that aren’t just for legal or medical folks or top executives. Ten high-paying gigs for the rest of us.



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Three interviewers staring at a candidate

Job interview tips you never heard before

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 25, 2014 11:01 am


There are many rules of the job interview. Here are some lesser-known tips you might not have heard.



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies,
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100 job interview dos and don’ts

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 10:45 am


Heading to a job interview? Be prepared. Here is everything you need to know in one convenient place about what to do … and what not to do.



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Two women talking in an office

How to read people

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 10:33 am


If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.



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Plumber

Profile of a plumber

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 9:09 am


In a series of Q and A articles, we’re profiling Canadians in a wide variety of jobs, who share their tips about and experiences in their profession.



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Man interviewing a male candidate

The interview assumption that costs you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 21, 2014 8:45 pm


This big blunder may be costing you the job at every interview. Don’t assume employers know why you’re there. You have to tell them.



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Why your coworkers don't like you

Twenty reasons why your coworkers don’t like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 21, 2014 12:24 pm


All things being equal, it’s the likable folks who get hired and promoted. There’s usually someone unpopular in the group whose head is the first to be on the chopping block. Watch for these reasons that it could be you.



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