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The best places to work in Canada for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 27, 2015 7:59 pm

A new report lists the top 100 places to work in Canada, according to a survey of employees. These are the greatest employers.


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The top three things that employers want to see in your social media profiles

Peter Harris| Apr 5, 2015 2:45 pm


Most employers say that they screen potential candidates’ social media profiles before deciding whether or not to hire them. Here are the three things they are most looking to see in your online behaviour. (And a few that they don’t.)



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The 10 best jobs for 2015 that pay over $90K

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 2, 2015 7:55 pm


Us News & World Report recently released its annual Best 100 Jobs report. These are the best paying out of those top jobs.



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Hot jobs and skills with rising demand right now (and some doomed career paths to avoid)

Peter Harris| Apr 2, 2015 1:30 pm


Through analysis of online job postings and employer searches for candidates, the team at Workopolis was able to put together a list of the most in-demand jobs right now, emerging skills gaps, and those roles that are on their way out.



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Four good reasons not to quit your job just yet

Kevin Makra| Apr 2, 2015 1:11 pm


For many people the spring season seems like a great time for making a fresh start. However, let’s take a look at some of the hard truths about throwing in the towel at work.



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The impact that your salary has on your drinking habits (it’s not what you think)

Peter Harris| Apr 1, 2015 5:27 pm


Is your wallet as empty as that bottle of hooch rolling across the kitchen floor? A new study says that you’re not broke because you drink too much. It’s the other way around.



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Royals who hold down real jobs (just like the rest of us)

Melissa Allen| Apr 1, 2015 9:11 am


Here are some members of European royalty who have “real jobs” (in other words, acting, modeling, musician, art gallerist and other sexy, glamourous jobs aren’t counted).



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Why not-so-smart but charismatic people get promoted, but the CEO has the least people skills of all

Nicole Wray| Mar 31, 2015 6:47 pm


If you’ve ever watched a not-so-smart but charismatic co-worker rise in the promotion ranks, then you know that IQ isn’t everything. So why are the people at the top so anti-social?



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April Fool’s pranks you can pull at the office and not get fired

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2015 5:47 pm


April Fool’s day is right around the corner. Here’s a selection of pranks you can pull on your colleagues and probably not get in trouble for.



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Devastated 1D fans asking for time off to cope with Zayn Malik’s departure

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2015 3:26 pm


If you want to be taken seriously as a professional, here is something you should never, ever do: ask for time off work to grieve because a member has left your favourite boy band.



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