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An inside look at what it’s like to be a photographer

Renee Sylvestre-Williams | July 21, 2015 3:44 pm

Ryan Emberley is a professional photographer whose work has appeared in the Globe and Mail and the National Post. He shares his experiences on working in his field in his own words.

Category: Career profiles

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Secrets of hiring managers

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 7, 2014 2:23 pm

The job candidate isn’t the only one who isn’t always telling the whole truth. Here’s what hiring managers aren’t telling you.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Uncategorised
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The social media mistake that can cost you dearly

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 3, 2014 7:14 pm

One waitress’s unfortunate story is a cautionary tale for the rest of us. Don’t make this mistake on social media.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Study shows people have no idea when colleagues think they're jerks

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 2, 2014 8:31 pm

New research shows people don’t know how others perceive them when it comes to assertiveness, and many come across as pushy without realizing it.

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Rethinking interviews: The behaviours you must avoid at all costs

Colleen Clarke| July 2, 2014 9:28 am

In a job interview, you are being considered as a whole entity, not just for your skills and experience – but also for your character, cultural fit, and attention to detail. Avoid making these mistakes that might cause employers to think twice about you.

Category: Job interviews
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Five words you should never use in reference to yourself

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 27, 2014 5:55 pm

There are far too many people out there labeling themselves authorities or adopting ridiculous titles. It’s time to put a stop to it.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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The real reason the other person got the job and you didn't

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 27, 2014 2:31 pm

Our survey of over 300 hiring managers reveals the one factor that moves them to hire one candidate over the other. The results might surprise you!

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Recruiting and Managing

The one skill that can set you apart (and how to develop it now)

Kevin Makra| June 27, 2014 10:05 am

Candidates who can read, write, speak, and listen effectively have a huge advantage. Communication is key to success in job networking and getting noticed by employers. Here are five ways you can improve your communications skills.

Category: Job Search Strategies
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10 jobs you won't believe actually exist, and what they pay

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 26, 2014 5:15 pm

Internet-famous cat agent? Panda nanny? Water slide tester? Check out these incredible jobs you won’t believe they actually pay people money to do.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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Disappearing devices: Ten everyday communications tools that will soon be extinct

Peter Harris| June 25, 2014 10:13 am

Newspapers, voicemail and even telephones are all on their way out. Here’s a look at some of the common communications devices that many of us use every day that are rapidly becoming outdated and obsolete.

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