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Report: hiring managers reveal what they really want to see in your social media profile

Elizabeth Bromstein | Nov 28, 2014 8:46 pm

We asked hiring managers whether they use social media to screen candidates and, if so, what they had seen that influenced their decision to hire or not hire an individual. Now you can know exactly what they are looking for in your profile.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,

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The most dangerous jobs

The jobs that are most likely to kill you

Peter Harris| Oct 28, 2014 6:43 pm

How likely are you to die on the job? Here are the occupations with the highest and lowest risk of heart disease – alongside the shortlist of Canada’s most dangerous jobs. Proceed with caution.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
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Are your LinkedIn endorsements actually working against you?

Simon Cohen| Oct 28, 2014 2:54 pm

You might think it looks great to have dozens of endorsements on your LinkedIn profile, but employers know half these people know nothing about you. Here’s how to know when it’s better to remove them.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
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Five career destroying moves

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 27, 2014 7:01 pm

It takes years to build a professional reputation and mere moments to ruin it. Here are five actions that can totally wreck your career.

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The secret formula for finding your ideal job

The simple secret formula for finding your ideal job

Peter Harris| Oct 26, 2014 9:49 pm

By sketching out just a few overlapping lines on a page you can quickly map out those available jobs that closely match with your interests and talents. The bull’s eye lands on your dream job.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Student,
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Recruiters share their true job interview horror stories

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 26, 2014 9:15 am

We’ve all experienced the terror of the job interview. The sweaty palms, the pounding heart, the paralyzing fear! But have you stopped to think about what it’s like from the other side of the desk? Recruiters share their candidate horror stories.

Category: Job interviews,
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How to job search without your boss finding out

Simon Cohen| Oct 24, 2014 6:38 pm

There may be a time when you should tell your boss you’re looking for a new job. When is that time? And should you decided not to let on, how can you keep the search a secret?

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice,
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Things you need to know: how to shake hands

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 23, 2014 9:38 pm

It’s such a simple, everyday thing, and it can make or break your first impression. And yet so many people don’t know how to give a proper handshake.

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The music genre that makes you more productive

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 23, 2014 8:59 pm

New research finds that listening to certain music genres while working can have different impacts on outcomes. Pop, classical, and dance music all have their uses.

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The 10 most in demand employers of 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 22, 2014 7:47 pm

LinkedIn has released it’s most in demand employers list for 2014. See who makes the list.

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