April Fool’s pranks you can pull at the office and not get fired

Elizabeth Bromstein | Mar 27, 2015 5:47 pm

April Fool’s day is right around the corner. Here’s a selection of pranks you can pull on your colleagues and probably not get in trouble for.

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Job search strategies for the New Year

Job Search strategies for the New Year

Kevin Makra| Dec 27, 2013 10:56 am

With the New Year right around the corner, many of us begin to think about making a fresh start. Here are some essentials to ramping up your job search initiatives for 2014. Let’s make this the most successful year yet.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
Workers being replaced by robots

Study: Nearly 50% of jobs at risk of robot takeover

Nicole Wray| Dec 23, 2013 9:50 am

Hard on the heels of our recent Thinkopolis research report predicting 10 jobs that won’t exist in 10 years, more news is coming out about the rise of robots replacing human workers. Here’s the latest.

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Use the holidays to revamp your job search

Use the holidays to revamp your job search strategy

Kevin Makra| Dec 19, 2013 11:38 am

The holidays are almost here. Once the holiday festivities wind down, we can hopefully relish in some time for ourselves. It’s the perfect opportunity to step back and do an overall assessment of your career goals.

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Man and woman waiting to enter a job interview

Bad habits that can sabotage your job search

Colleen Clarke| Dec 18, 2013 9:14 am

When employers have many great candidates to choose from for a single position, sometimes it’s the little things than can knock you off the shortlist. Here are some things to watch out for when conducting your job search.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
Five things that make you a bad boss

Five things you’re doing that make you a bad boss

Karen Geier| Dec 17, 2013 10:24 am

Just because you’ve been put in charge doesn’t mean that you’re an effective leader. Here’s a look at some of the most common things that ineffective managers get wrong. Five bad habits to break now.

Category: Career Dilemmas,
5 reason's you may be a bad employee

Five things you’re doing that make you a bad employee

Karen Geier| Dec 16, 2013 3:00 pm

Wonder why you’re not getting ahead at work? Here are some of the common behaviors that bother employers that many people don’t even realize can be holding them back. Are you guilty of these?

Category: Career Dilemmas,
What your colour choices say about you

Why you should never wear orange to a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 12, 2013 6:38 pm

We’ve spoken with the experts and looked into the science behind colour psychology. It turns out that different shades can communicate subtle messages about the people who wear them. Here’s what your colour choices say about you.

Category: Job interviews,
Skeptical Black Woman

What most employers think you’re lying about (and what you should actually lie about)

Peter Harris| Dec 11, 2013 11:27 am

Be honest. Is everything on your resume accurate? Most employers don’t think so. They are becoming increasingly skeptical of what candidates claim about their skills and work history. But those aren’t the lies you should actually tell.

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The top 10 stories on Workopolis

Year-in-review: The top ten articles on Workopolis in 2013

Peter Harris| Dec 11, 2013 8:32 am

As a part of our 2013 year-in-review research, we took a look at which articles were the most read on Workopolis in the past twelve months. Here are the ten most popular stories of the year.

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