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‘Tis the season to be drinking. How to cure a hangover

Elizabeth Bromstein | Dec 19, 2014 4:27 pm

There’s a lot of drinking this time of year, but that doesn’t mean everyone is off work. Hangovers cost the economy an estimated $160 billion a year. If you still have to go into the office – or even if you don’t – here are some ways to avoid and get rid of a hangover.


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10 phrases to strike from your vocabulary right now

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 21, 2014 7:43 pm


The way you communicate has a big impact on whether you get ahead in your career. It’s important not to come across as dishonest, whiny, or lazy. Here are ten phrases to never say if you want to avoid giving the wrong impression.



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You’re making eye contact all wrong. The biggest eye contact mistake

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 21, 2014 5:28 pm


Eye contact is essential to coming across as warm, friendly, and confident. But not everyone has a knack for it. Also, there’s one popular piece of advice you should never take.



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13 things only Canadians understand about the job search

Workopolis| Nov 20, 2014 9:02 pm


While every job seeker’s experience is unique, like a snowflake, some things are also specific to the Canadian job search experience. We can all relate to these.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
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The holidays could actually be a great time of year to find a job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 19, 2014 8:54 pm


Many people will be wrapping up their job search over the holiday season, thinking that there’s not point in trying. Is there any point in continuing the quest? We say yes. Here’s why.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies,
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10 jobs that can pay from over $60,000 to over $100,000 without a degree

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 19, 2014 1:58 pm


Not a university grad? You can still make six figures. Here are ten great jobs you can get without a bachelor’s degree.



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Job interview tomorrow? Six things you must do today.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 18, 2014 9:35 pm


You’ve got the interview. Don’t waste the opportunity. Do these things now to dramatically increase your chances of being hired.



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
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Report: The 10 hottest job markets in Canada

Peter Harris| Nov 17, 2014 9:16 pm


By analyzing the behavior of its roughly eight million Canadian users, the team at LinkedIn has created a report on the country’s most active job markets as well as the most sought-after skills by employers.



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The three simple secrets to career success that nobody ever tells you

Peter Harris| Nov 17, 2014 5:29 pm


Most people will tell you to target jobs that are fulfilling for you, that are high-paying and in-line with your overall career goals. That’s a long walk down a dead end street. Here’s the real secret to a successful career.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
The only skill that really matters in your resume

The only skill that really matters in your resume

Peter Harris| Nov 14, 2014 4:27 pm


Nobody cares about what you know – all that employers want to see is what you can actually do with what you know. Here’s how to find and highlight the one thing that a successful resume really needs to communicate.



Category: Resumes and Cover Letters, Student,