Gerod Roth

Man fired over racist social media posts

Elizabeth Bromstein | October 7, 2015 11:41 am

Another day, another cautionary tale about social media use. This time it comes courtesy of Atlanta, GA, where one Gerod Roth has lost his job at a marketing firm after posting a picture on Facebook of himself and a co-worker’s three-year-old black child.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work

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Peter Harris| September 15, 2015 10:08 am

Wondering what employers really want to see from the top candidates that they interview? It’s probably not what you think. Here’s how to demonstrate the qualities that get one person chosen over another.

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Three reasons why smart people don’t get hired

Peter Harris| September 12, 2015 7:25 am

Here’s the thing with being very, very smart: the brightest people are not always the most successful. Sometimes having too much intelligence can be a problem on the job market. Here’s the trouble with smart people.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice
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20 negative & unproductive things your brain says during the job search & how to respond

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 11, 2015 4:10 pm

Sometimes your brain is your worst enemy. During the job search it will say all kinds of things to sabotage you. Here’s how to respond.

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Ten hot job titles to watch for rising salaries in 2016 [Infographic]

Peter Harris| September 10, 2015 4:41 pm

Canadian starting salaries for professional jobs are predicted to increase by 3.4% next year. But the demand for workers in some hot roles is so great that their wages are expected to skyrocket.

Category: Salaries
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Renee Sylvestre-Williams| September 10, 2015 3:09 pm

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Category: Career profiles
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The most common reason why people don’t get hired

Peter Harris| September 10, 2015 12:39 pm

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Category: Job Search Strategies
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Category: Job Search Strategies
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Peter Harris| September 8, 2015 11:54 am

A new survey of the hiring intentions of Canadian employers across the country reveals which regions and industries are expecting to see growth in the rest of 2015.

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