10 signs you’re smarter than other people

Elizabeth Bromstein | November 24, 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.

Category: Latest News & Advice

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How to make LinkedIn actually work for you

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 28, 2015 4:29 pm

If you’re looking for a job or are hoping to one day move into a different job from the one you have now, like it or not, you have to be on LinkedIn. Here’s how to get the most out of it.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
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The hardest jobs for employers to fill in 2016

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 27, 2015 3:23 pm

A new report lists the jobs employers will have the most difficulty filling next year. These are 10 sectors where there will be openings.

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Six ways to break into the tech industry (with little or no experience)

Kevin Makra| October 23, 2015 1:22 pm

Whether your interest lies in health and fitness, arts and education, the financial sector, or any almost other field, technology can be your entry point to nearly any company or industry.

Category: Career profiles, Technology
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Two reasons not to quit your job

Peter Harris| October 23, 2015 10:00 am

Some of the best career advice I ever received was from the boss at a job I was trying to quit. Here’s what he told me.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Life At Work
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The most endangered jobs of 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 21, 2015 3:57 pm

The career landscape is changing as technology is affecting almost everything. For the folks in these 10 jobs, well, maybe it’s time to consider a career change.

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How to get your resume past the (electronic) gatekeepers

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 21, 2015 1:41 pm

Applicant tracking systems are like the bouncer at the club that only lets in famous and/or beautiful people. You have to find a way past them if you want your resume to be seen by human eyes. Here are some tips.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters

Canada’s 10 most haunted workplaces

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 21, 2015 9:37 am

Happy Halloween! Let’s celebrate the month of October with the tales of Canada’s spookiest places to work.

Category: Life At Work
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15 in-demand jobs in Canada that are waiting to be filled right now

Peter Harris| October 21, 2015 9:03 am

Looking at online job postings and how long they stay online, we can see which occupations are most in demand by Canadian employers. Here are the jobs that are almost constantly available.

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The one question you are sure to be asked in every job interview (and how to answer it)

Peter Harris| October 20, 2015 11:38 am

The first thing that most employers will ask you is your chance to start the job interview on a powerful note and steer it in the right direction. Don’t waste the opportunity.

Category: Job interviews