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Should this Facebook post have gotten a man fired?

Elizabeth Bromstein | Aug 26, 2014 7:39 pm

Opera singer’s firing raises question of what individuals should and should not be allowed to post on their own personal social media accounts. What do you think?


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The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

Peter Harris| Aug 6, 2014 8:06 am


The majority of Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. So here are the areas of study most likely to land you a job in your field – and the highest starting salaries.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student,
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Are you guilty of these worst breaches of workplace etiquette?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 5, 2014 8:57 pm


New research reveals what office employees hate the most when it comes to workplace behaviour. Don’t break these rules, or your career could suffer.



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Red flags not to take that last-minute summer job

Peter Harris| Aug 1, 2014 12:25 pm


If you’re just looking for a summer job now, you’re late to the game. There are some still available, but you’ll definitely have fewer choices. So here are some red flags to watch out for not to take the job.



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The distinguishing physical factor that gives men a leg up

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 31, 2014 8:53 pm


Research shows men with wider faces are more dishonest and aggressive in negotiations, resulting in getting a bigger piece of the pie than skinnier-faced men.



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Why your job search was doomed from the start

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 31, 2014 7:52 pm


If you fail to establish what you’re looking for, there is a very good chance you won’t find it. Here’s why your job search was designed to fail.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
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Sex, violence, and incompetence: How people lose jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 29, 2014 6:22 pm


Everyone has career setbacks. Sometimes they’re your own fault, other times they’re not. Here are the most common and the most obvious reasons people are let go from jobs.



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The happiest high-paying jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 29, 2014 5:42 pm


Can you be happy and make a lot of money? Of course you can. But take this list with a grain of salt. You’ll be happiest doing something that suits you and that you’re good at, not what other people enjoy.



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[Infographic] The secret formula for the perfect resume?

Peter Harris| Jul 29, 2014 7:30 am


Data analysis of millions of resumes reveals the keywords, resume length and sections that top-rated resumes by employers have in common as well as the weaker elements to avoid at all costs.



Category: Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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What to do right now if you just lost your job

Melissa Allen| Jul 28, 2014 8:38 pm


Some people handle getting let go better than others, and manage to bounce back into even better positions. Here’s what they do.



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