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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?

Category: Job Search Strategies, Life At Work,

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What your finger length says about you

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 25, 2015 9:27 pm

They can tell a lot about someone by their digit ratio. In this case, the length of a woman’s index finger can predict the type of job she’ll have.

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The ultimate office revenge story?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 25, 2015 8:07 pm

So, someone keeps stealing your lunch from the office fridge. Do you a) lie in wait to catch them red-handed b) give up and buy another lunch c) set a diabolical trap?

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What people are lying about on their resumes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2015 8:43 pm

We tell you not to lie during the job search, but people do it anyway. Here are the most common lies people tell and more fun facts about fibbing during the job search.

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One third of Millennials think it’s OK to text during the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2015 7:38 pm

New report suggests Millennials have some pretty alarming ideas when it comes to job interviews. A full third think it’s OK to text during the interview. What else do they think is OK?

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The biggest mistake in a cover letter

Peter Harris| Feb 23, 2015 11:24 am

The role of the cover letter in job applications has changed with technology over the past decade, and clinging to its traditional use keeps many people from getting hired for jobs.

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What employers are really trying to find out about you in job interviews

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 20, 2015 9:56 pm

There is a standard set of questions hiring managers ask in job interviews. But here’s what they’re really trying to find out.

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Changing your password could change your life

Nicole Wray| Feb 20, 2015 8:21 pm

This simple trick can turn a routine chore into a powerful tool for staying positive and achieving your goals.

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How much it costs to rent an apartment in cities across Canada

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 20, 2015 7:11 pm

If you’ve ever wondered how much apartment you can get in various cities in Canada on your salary, here’s a breakdown.

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Well, that was awkward: how one guy tanked his job interview before he even got there

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 19, 2015 5:46 pm

How a UK man’s public behaviour later came back to haunt him at the job interview. A cautionary tale.

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