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The 10 most in demand employers of 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 22, 2014 7:47 pm

LinkedIn has released it’s most in demand employers list for 2014. See who makes the list.


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What to wear to a technology job interview

Peter Harris| Feb 26, 2013 10:02 am


According to new research by Robert Half Technology, the classic IT uniform of khakis and a polo shirt is a bad combination for a job interview. Top tech bosses weigh-in on how they want successful candidates to dress.



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Who wins? Extroverts or introverts

Peter Harris| Feb 25, 2013 2:20 pm


People who are extroverts naturally have an easier time interacting with other people, conversing with strangers and promoting themselves. That would seem to give them a distinct career advantage. But is it actually the case?



Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
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Three career lessons from the fast food employee fired for licking potatoes

Peter Harris| Feb 21, 2013 1:20 pm


A student and (former) Kentucky Fried Chicken employee has been let go from her job over some photographs that she posted on Facebook showing a rather unseemly affection for a large plate of mashed potatoes.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student,
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Provocative attire causing problems on work computers

Christina Bruce| Feb 21, 2013 9:21 am


Enjoy flipping through your favourite online fitness magazines during your lunch break? That could be a problem, depending on where you work. Here’s a new group of websites causing problems for employers.



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What eating habits can tell you about work habits

Christina Bruce| Feb 14, 2013 2:28 pm


Fast eater? Slow eater? Eat foods one at a time? Eating habits can be a sneak peek into someone’s working habits. Keep these in mind next time you schedule a business lunch.



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So, are you seeing anyone? The worst questions candidates have asked in job interviews

Peter Harris| Feb 14, 2013 1:28 pm


A survey of HR managers reveals some forehead-smacking examples of bad questions that real candidates have asked in job interviews. From asking out the interviewer to inquiring about ‘nap time,’ here’s what not to ask.



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How to make your next job interview more successful: Timing is everything

Jenna Charlton| Feb 13, 2013 10:12 am


Want your next interview to lead to a job offer? Time it right. A new study shows that even similarly-qualified candidates are not judged equally throughout the course of the day.



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Antisocial networking: How to get unfollowed, unfriended and lose influence

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 11, 2013 9:47 am


From whining about the weather to photographing your food, a closer look at the most annoying social networking behaviours that can cost you your online friends and followers.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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Canada sees largest job losses in six months

Peter Harris| Feb 8, 2013 10:25 am


Statistics Canada released a good news / bad news labour report this morning as the national unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since the start of the recession – but at the same time the Canadian economy shed 22,000 jobs.



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