House and green lawn

How much you need to earn to buy a house in every major Canadian city

Elizabeth Bromstein | May 22, 2015 1:07 pm

Property is said to be the best investment you can make. How much it costs to make that investment varies widely in Canada, depending on where you live. Here’s what you need to earn to buy a house in Canada.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries

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Woman making the bed

The secret to success: making your bed

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 27, 2015 7:43 pm

Tackling the smallest of morning tasks will set the stage for you to accomplish your largest goals. Here’s how that works.

Category: Latest News & Advice
Interviewer looking disapprovingly at a candidate

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

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 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…

Category: Job interviews
Pregnant woman

No, wait, we were wrong. Maybe THIS is the worst manager ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 24, 2015 7:27 pm

We thought the guy who fired a woman via text message explaining that she was getting the axe for not having sex with him was the worst, but maybe we were wrong.

Category: Latest News & Advice
The undercover job search

How to look for a job – without looking like you’re looking for a job

Peter Harris| April 23, 2015 7:48 pm

I recently wrote about how the best time to quit your job is when you’ve already lined up your next one. However, looking for a new job while employed can be tricky, so here are a few undercover job hunting techniques.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies
Woman looking at her boss skeptically

Think your boss sucks? There’s an 82% chance you’re right.

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 22, 2015 7:44 pm

A new study shows the state of managers in North America is pretty dismal, claiming the wrong hire is being made 82% of the time and that this is costing companies billions.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
Woman driving a car in the sunset

12 surprisingly high-paying part-time jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 22, 2015 5:29 pm

Who doesn’t need a little extra income? Even if you’re working full time, taking on a part-time job can help pay the bills. Here are 12 that pay surprisingly well.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Latest News & Advice
Warning signs in job descriptions

Six red flags in job descriptions that should warn you not to apply

Peter Harris| April 22, 2015 4:23 pm

Here are some of the hidden messages that you can spot in job advertisements that should warn you to steer clear – or at least to approach with caution.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies
How employers select candidates

Ranked: The six things employers care the most about in candidates (in order of importance)

Peter Harris| April 20, 2015 2:54 pm

A new international survey of employers from across industries has revealed what matters the most to them when considering new hires.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice

The 10 most common interview mistakes that cost you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 17, 2015 4:20 pm

Making any of these mistakes could very well cost you the job you want. Knowing how to behave in the interview is of the utmost importance. Look lively and put your phone away.

Category: Job interviews