Blonde woman shopping for clothes

I didn’t hire a woman once because of her pants

Elizabeth Bromstein | April 13, 2015 7:33 pm

Are your outfits inspiring confidence or leaving hiring managers cold? Here’s how one woman’s pants cost her a job opportunity.


Category: Job Search Strategies

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Asian woman greeting a business man

100 job interview dos and don’ts

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 10:45 am


Heading to a job interview? Be prepared. Here is everything you need to know in one convenient place about what to do … and what not to do.



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Asian woman greeting a business man

100 job interview dos and don'ts

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 10:45 am


Heading to a job interview? Be prepared. Here is everything you need to know in one convenient place about what to do … and what not to do.



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Two women talking in an office

How to read people

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 10:33 am


If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.



Category: Job interviews, Latest News & Advice
Plumber

Profile of a plumber

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 9:09 am


In a series of Q and A articles, we’re profiling Canadians in a wide variety of jobs, who share their tips about and experiences in their profession.



Category: Advice, Career profiles
Man interviewing a male candidate

The interview assumption that costs you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 21, 2014 8:45 pm


This big blunder may be costing you the job at every interview. Don’t assume employers know why you’re there. You have to tell them.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Why your coworkers don't like you

Twenty reasons why your coworkers don't like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 21, 2014 12:24 pm


All things being equal, it’s the likable folks who get hired and promoted. There’s usually someone unpopular in the group whose head is the first to be on the chopping block. Watch for these reasons that it could be you.



Category: Life At Work
Why your coworkers don't like you

Twenty reasons why your coworkers don’t like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 21, 2014 12:24 pm


All things being equal, it’s the likable folks who get hired and promoted. There’s usually someone unpopular in the group whose head is the first to be on the chopping block. Watch for these reasons that it could be you.



Category: Life At Work
Electrician at work

How to craft a skilled trades resume

Kim Hughes| March 20, 2014 7:11 pm


Tips on writing your resume for skilled trades positions, highlighting valuable information and lining yourself up as the stand-out candidate.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes
Corporate games

What your boss should never ask you to do

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 20, 2014 11:14 am


Bosses sometimes ask their employees to do physically dangerous, inappropriate, or just plain annoying things. Here are five of them. Do you think these are fair game?



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work