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Eight things not to bring to the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | October 2, 2015 8:48 am

Job interview time! You got your light reading material for the commute, your snack, your coffee, your mom. All set, right? Wrong.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies

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The university degrees with 100% employment after graduation

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 5, 2014 6:50 pm

Report from the Council of Ontario Universities shows how well undergrads are doing two years after graduation, plus the degrees with highest and lowest employment rates.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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The workplace trend that's allowing Saskatchewan workers to make extra money, quickly

Angelina Irinici| September 5, 2014 12:09 pm

It looks like if you want to make a lot of money quickly – Saskatchewan is the place to be. Employers actually worry that staff will manage to make too much money and retire early. Here’s the scoop.

Category: Life At Work
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Canada sees surprise job losses in August

Peter Harris| September 5, 2014 9:33 am

The Canadian economy lost 11,000 jobs in August, disappointing most economists who had been expecting to see modest gains in employment. Here’s what happened.

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How to earn an extra $300,000

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 4, 2014 8:15 pm

People who do this one fairly obvious thing net $300K more over a lifetime than those who don’t. Can you guess what it is?

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Where the jobs will be in Canada over the next 10 years

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 4, 2014 4:26 pm

Certain areas will see labour shortages over the next decade, says new report, meaning we will need people to work in those sectors.

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Six pictures that can damage your career prospects

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 3, 2014 5:52 pm

In light of recent events involving hackers getting their hands on nude photos of famous people and sharing those photos online, let’s review the guidelines of what pictures you should and should not take and share of yourself.

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Five signs you're boring the interviewer (and how to be less boring)

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 2, 2014 7:36 pm

When on the job hunt, it helps if people find you interesting. You don’t have to be totally fascinating, but at the very least they should not find you boring. Here are five signs they do.

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Employer survey: How to land a job in a creative field

Peter Harris| September 2, 2014 10:01 am

Want a role that lets you make a living using your creative skills on the job? A new survey says that there should be an upswing in hiring for these positions throughout the rest of 2014. Here’s how creative employers hire and what they’re looking for.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters, Student
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Obese candidates less likely to get the job, says study

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 29, 2014 3:13 pm

News research says HR and recruiting professionals view obesity as a negative marker for character, productivity, and performance.

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