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Eight easy(ish) things you can do daily to boost your self confidence

Elizabeth Bromstein | June 18, 2015 1:20 pm

Confidence is key to career success, but if it’s not your strong point, don’t fret. Here are some actions you can take to boost yours.


Category: Latest News & Advice

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The email, text, and social blunders that make you look like a jerk

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 4:28 pm


Everyone hates your auto DMs. That and more communications mistakes you’re probably making.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
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How the Canadian police record you didn't know you had could be costing you job opportunities

Kevin Makra| May 22, 2014 3:08 pm


A new report from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has put a spotlight on police background checks and how they’re being used “unfairly” in screening applicants.



Category: Employment Law, Latest News & Advice
Happy

Is Happy The Creepiest Corporate Mascot Ever? Vote!

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 8:17 pm


The internet has spoken and McDonald’s newest mascot has been called “creepy” and “terrifying.” We’ve got a list of scarier corporate mascots.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Blonde woman looking sheepish

Woman's big mistake is a good reminder of why you shouldn't job hunt at work

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 6:06 pm


This woman made a dumb but east error. Don’t make these mistakes and get caught looking for work from work.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Resume mistakes

"Employer fried me for no reason" – Canadian employers reveal what will get a resume tossed

Peter Harris| May 21, 2014 9:23 am


A new survey of over 300 senior managers in Canada shows how many mistakes they’re willing to tolerate in applications before tossing them – and some of the biggest blunders they’ve seen in resumes.



Category: Resumes
The five lies that you should tell employers

The five lies you should probably tell to potential employers

Peter Harris| May 20, 2014 11:54 am


Of course you shouldn’t lie on your resume or fudge the truth in job interviews right? Actually it turns out that potential employers and candidates lie to each other all of the time. Here are five times when honesty isn’t the best policy.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job interviews
In focus

Why personal branding matters now

Colleen Clarke| May 18, 2014 9:21 am


Today more than any other time in the history of the industrialized world, it is important for employed and unemployed people to take control of developing, establishing and managing a Personal Brand.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student
The 10 most important skills for the jobs of 2020

[Infographic] The 10 skills you'll need for the jobs of 2020 (and why we're going to need them)

Peter Harris| May 17, 2014 11:17 am


Demographics, cultural trends, and new technologies are rapidly changing the job market. While some occupations are going extinct, now opportunities are being created all the time. Here’s how to prepare now for the jobs of the near future.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student
Young businessman with laptop

How job hopping can be good for your career (and for employers)

Peter Harris| May 17, 2014 9:37 am


There is an outdated notion among some recruiters that people who have changed jobs frequently over their careers make for terrible hires. Here’s why so-called job hoppers often actually have outstanding careers and make the best employees.



Category: Job Search Strategies