Interviewer looking disapprovingly at a candidate

Survey reveals the worst thing you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 24, 2015 7:51 pm

A new survey of hiring managers finds their pet interview peeve. Hopefully you already know not to do this, but…


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Put down that resume: What you need to do before applying for a job

Peter Harris| Mar 25, 2015 10:55 am


Do not hit send just yet. There are several steps you can take before applying for a job that can greatly increase your chances of success.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
Woman looking pensively in the mirror

Can’t get a job? Ask yourself this question

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 23, 2015 7:07 pm


When looking for a job, you’re asking someone to take a chance, trust you, pay you money to do something for them. So, be honest with yourself. Are you asking them to do something you would do?



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How to land a new job in Spring 2015

Five essentials for landing a new job in the spring of 2015

Peter Harris| Mar 23, 2015 6:57 pm


It’s finally spring, and nearly 20% of Canadian employers are planning to increase their staff in the coming months. Here’s what they’ll be looking for and how you can stand out as a candidate.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
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8 CEOs who made millions before they turned 30

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 19, 2015 8:43 pm


How old are you? What’s that you say? You’re over 30 and you don’t have millions of dollars yet? What’s wrong with you? Get with the program.



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The one skill that is in 93% of job postings

How to demonstrate in your resume the one skill that turns up in 93% of job postings

Peter Harris| Mar 19, 2015 5:02 pm


Focussing on the skills that employers really want, and showing (not just telling) that you have used them successfully in the past, can be the secret resume ingredient that turns applications into interviews.



Category: Resumes, Student,
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The highest paid tech skills

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 19, 2015 2:38 pm


A new infographic shows the highest paid tech skills, languages, and job titles. How do your skills stack up?



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Job interview secrets revealed

Five job interview secrets that employers don’t tell candidates

Peter Harris| Mar 19, 2015 9:11 am


I’ve had to hire team members for multiple roles over the years, and here are a few things I’ve learned from being on this side of the table that I didn’t know when I was a candidate applying for jobs.



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Woman working on her computer and drinking coffee

Five resume red flags that make employers reject you right away

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 18, 2015 8:12 pm


Hiring managers, particularly those with a lot of applicants, will immediately reject resumes based on a cursory look. Here are five red flags that will cause them to do so with yours.



Category: Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
Frustrated team of three hiring managers

How to do the one thing interviewers just wish you would frikkin do

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 18, 2015 5:53 pm


No matter how many times hiring managers try to put out there that they wish you would do your research, candidates still aren’t doing it. Maybe you don’t know how?



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