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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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Three skills you can learn right now to increase your earning potential

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 22, 2014 6:53 pm


You can increase your earning power and value on the job market with these three easy-to-learn skills. Do it now.



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Your Facebook posts say that you’re in the wrong job

Peter Harris| Oct 22, 2014 2:25 pm


I have a number of Facebook connections who post their excitement about the weekend on Wednesdays and start dreading Monday on Saturdays. So, with them in mind, here are five ways to turn a crappy job into a brilliant career move.



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The worst resume ever

The worst resume ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 21, 2014 7:07 pm


A staffing professional shares the two worst resumes he’s ever received and now we’re sharing them with you. We hope you’d never make these mistakes.



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How to be less tired all the time (so you can be better at your job)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 20, 2014 7:32 pm


Raise your hand if you’re exhausted all the time! Here is a list of advice for getting better sleep and being less tired during the day.



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What employers wish they could tell you in job interviews

Five things employers wish they could tell you in the job interview (but they won’t)

Kevin Makra| Oct 20, 2014 5:47 pm


Have you ever wondered during a job interview exactly what the interviewer is thinking? Here’s what they would like to say to you if they were being perfectly candid.



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15 in-demand jobs in Canada that are waiting to be filled right now

Peter Harris| Oct 20, 2014 3:03 pm


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



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Canada’s 10 most haunted workplaces

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 17, 2014 6:37 pm


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



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The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

Peter Harris| Oct 17, 2014 12:52 am


Ever wonder what people actually do for a living at reach rung up the economic ladder? Here’s a look at the most frequently held jobs of the rich and poor and the many who are somewhere in the middle. Hint: it pays to be the boss – or a doctor or a lawyer.



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13 fashion choices that can seriously hurt your career

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 16, 2014 8:00 pm


Even thought some of these clothing options might not be banned from your workplace, that doesn’t mean you should wear them. Sometimes the wrong choice can hurt your reputation at work and chance of moving up.



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