The average Canadian salary

So, how much are we earning? The average Canadian salaries by industry and region

Peter Harris | Feb 27, 2015 9:12 am

Curious about how much money we’re making? We take a look at what the average Canadian earns in 2015, how much different professions pay, and who’s bringing home the really big bucks.

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Which university graduates find jobs most easily?

University degrees with 100% employment six months after graduation

Peter Harris| Nov 28, 2013 5:41 pm

While some sectors hire more graduates – and pay higher salaries – than others, it turns out that most students do end up working in their field of study. Here are the hottest (and highest paying) university degrees.

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Job search strategies

Strategies for landing a job in a new country: A New Canadian success story

Colleen Clarke| Nov 27, 2013 10:08 am

It wasn’t easy, but it worked. Here’s how one newcomer to this country managed to get passed the lack of ‘Canadian experience’ roadblock and secure a senior level position in his field.

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2013 Year in Review: Jobs that won't exist 10 years from now

Workopolis research: Ten jobs that will not exist ten years from now

Peter Harris| Nov 26, 2013 11:39 am

Ten years ago, the job of Social Media Expert didn’t even exist. It won’t exist ten years from now either. Here’s a look at some up and coming job titles on Workopolis right now – along with career paths that are destined to disappear soon.

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Downtown regina

Canada’s most (and least) attractive destinations for work

Peter Harris| Nov 21, 2013 3:04 pm

A new study has ranked 19 Canadian cities and regions according to such criteria as job opportunities, income and cost of living. Here’s where your prospects are looking the best … and where you shouldn’t consider moving to right now.

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Four things employers decide about you in four seconds

First impressions: Four things employers decide about you in four seconds

Peter Harris| Nov 21, 2013 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 assumptions can set the mood of the rest of a job interview. Here’s how you can turn them around.

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How to write a resume that gets read

How to write a resume that gets read by more employers

Peter Harris| Nov 20, 2013 12:11 pm

For your resume to impress an employer and land you a job interview, it first has to actually be read by a human being. With modern recruitment software, there’s a good chance that it will never be seen at all. Here’s the key to getting through the filters.

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What it takes to work for a start-up

What it takes to work for a start-up company

Kevin Makra| Nov 19, 2013 10:49 am

Have you ever considered working for a start-up organization? While certainly not for the faint of heart, there are many benefits to being part of this vibrant community. Here’s what it takes to survive in this environment.

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How much does it pay? The most underrated (and overrated) jobs of 2013

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 18, 2013 11:34 am

Here’s a look at why some of the glamorous job titles that get a lot of buzz right now really aren’t all they’re cracked up to be – and some lesser known career paths with great pay and growing outlook.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Career lessons from Rob Ford – Part II

Peter Harris| Nov 13, 2013 3:49 pm

The current situation swirling around the embattled Mayor of Toronto offers some valuable career lessons that can apply in other contexts as well. Here are three things we can all take away from Rob Ford’s public struggles.

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