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One thing to tell yourself that will change everything about the job search

Elizabeth Bromstein | August 18, 2015 4:46 pm

There is one lesson I keep learning over and over again. Every time I forget it, I’m reminded. It’s a good life lesson and you should learn it too.

Category: Advice

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What your employer knows that you don't in salary negotiations

Colleen Clarke| July 17, 2014 11:45 am

Your employer always walks into a salary negotiation with a lot more information than you have. Here’s what they know that you don’t, and how you can get the most value written into your new contract.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Uncategorised
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The highest paying work from home jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 16, 2014 10:25 am

Like the idea of skipping the rush hour commute and getting your job done on your own schedule? (In your pyjamas if the mood strikes you.) Here are twenty high-paying jobs that can be done from home.

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How that minimum wage job can lead to future wealth

Peter Harris| July 14, 2014 10:51 am

New research shows that young people who work part-time end up being more successful than those who don’t. Here are the essential career skills from customer service training.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Student
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Workopolis July Employment Update: Slow, steady hiring to continue through the summer 2014

Peter Harris| July 11, 2014 9:30 am

The Canadian economy shed part-time jobs in June and gained full-time positions. Based on employers’ online advertisements for job opportunities, here’s where Workopolis sees the state of employment in this country for the coming months.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Stop using this word. You're not fooling anyone.

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 10, 2014 8:31 pm

When I ask you how you are and this is how you respond, I immediately assume you’re lying. Don’t say it.

Category: Advice, Life At Work, Uncategorised
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10 jobs that let you retire early

Melissa Allen| July 10, 2014 7:34 pm

Believe it or not, you don’t need to win the lottery or inherit millions to retire early. Here are ten everyday jobs that will put you on the path to early retirement.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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The highest-paying freelance skills

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 10, 2014 5:09 pm

Thinking of making a go of it as a freelancer? Here are the top 20 highest-paying freelance skills.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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Don’t trust anyone under 30 at work

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 9, 2014 5:31 pm

New research says 80% of Millennials will throw a friend under the bus if it means getting a promotion. What a cutthroat generation.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Ten weird things about work that aren’t in your job description (and HR won’t tell you about)

Peter Harris| July 9, 2014 11:42 am

Work is a strange place. A lot of odd rituals have formed to keep so many disparate personalities coexisting in a shared space as part of a team. Here’s what they don’t teach you in school about life on the job.

Category: Life At Work