10 signs you’re smarter than other people

Elizabeth Bromstein | November 24, 2015 5:06 pm

You suspect it, but so far you haven’t been able to prove it: you are totally more intelligent than all those other dummies in your workplace. Check out this list of research-backed signs you’re smarter than the average bear.

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The one question you are sure to be asked in every job interview (and how to answer it)

Peter Harris| October 20, 2015 11:38 am

The first thing that most employers will ask you is your chance to start the job interview on a powerful note and steer it in the right direction. Don’t waste the opportunity.

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13 low stress jobs that pay over $100,000

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 16, 2015 2:08 pm

Having a high stress job can kill you. Of course being broke sucks too. So if you’re in the market for a low-stress job that still pays super well, read on.

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Four things employers decide about you in four seconds

Peter Harris| October 16, 2015 10:48 am

Mere seconds. That’s all the time it takes for employers to decide four critical things about you as soon as you walk through the door. These set the mood for the rest of your job interview. Here’s how you can turn them around.

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Woman on the phone

The conversation you must have with people before using them as a reference

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 15, 2015 4:08 pm

References are an integral part of the hiring process, but many candidates don’t spend the time on them that they should. Here’s how to prep yours to give the best possible impression of you.

Category: Job Search Strategies
Woman in business casual attire - blouse and a skirt

So, just what does ‘business casual’ actually mean, anyway?

Lisa Mesbur| October 15, 2015 2:18 pm

Whether you’re new to the corporate world or just in a new position, there’s nothing that strikes fear into the heart quite like the requirement to wear “business casual.” Here’s what it really means.

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Public Sector Worker

Want to earn more, retire earlier, and enjoy actual job security? Join the public sector

Melissa Allen| October 14, 2015 11:18 am

The class discrepancy in Canada isn’t between the 1% and everyone else; the real and growing divide is between public and private-sector workers. Here’s why.

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How to get employers to give you a chance in an industry where you have no experience

Peter Harris| October 14, 2015 9:57 am

Looking to make a career transition? Here’s how you can show value to an employer in a new field where you have little or no previous experience – without asking someone to just gamble on you.

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Woman looking nervous in an interview

Three things never to say in a job interview and three things you must say

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 14, 2015 8:24 am

With all the advice out there, it’s amazing but some people still don’t know what to say and not to say in the job interview. Here are three things you absolutely must say, and three you absolutely must not say.

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What you can tell about a person by how they sign their name

Peter Harris| October 13, 2015 4:20 pm

Experts say that there are key personality traits that are associated with our signature style. How much can you really tell about someone just by their handwriting?

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