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Survey reveals the worst thing you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 24, 2015 7:51 pm

A new survey of hiring managers finds their pet interview peeve. Hopefully you already know not to do this, but…


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Facebook Turns 10: How a decade of social media has changed the job search

Kevin Makra| Feb 4, 2014 9:28 am


Today Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary. Social media has had a profound impact on the way we use the Internet and find jobs over the past ten years. Here’s a look at some of the top sites, and how they can help you find your next gig.



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The strangest job interview questions – and how to answer them

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 3, 2014 4:28 pm


There are standard job interview questions, and then there are some very strange interview questions. What is the point of queries like “Why is a tennis ball fuzzy?”



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Liad off workers in the street with boxes

The worst ways to get fired

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 1, 2014 8:54 am


AOL’s Patch fires hundreds of journalists in a conference call. Is this the worst way to get the axe? Nope. We’ve got five worse ways.



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Five reasons we quit jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 30, 2014 6:55 pm


if you’ve quit a job in the past, chances are it’s because you hated your boss. We list five of the top reasons people leave employment.



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Ten attributes Canadian CEOs say they’re most looking for in new hires

Peter Harris| Jan 29, 2014 1:35 pm


A new survey of Canada’s leading employers shows that most are planning to ramp up hiring over the next five years. Here are the industries expecting to see the most growth – and the skillsets that are in demand.



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And the best job in America is…

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 29, 2014 12:48 pm


A new report ranks the best jobs in America by category. It shouldn’t be too difficult to guess what occupation came out on top. See where your job ranks on the list.



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Quitting your job? There’s an app for that

Kevin Makra| Jan 28, 2014 5:17 pm


Maybe you don’t like confrontation or maybe you do like your boss. If you’re the type who is scared to walk into your boss’s office and tell them you quit, now there’s a handy-dandy app to do it for you.



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30 jobs with weird, futuristic sounding titles

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 28, 2014 12:53 pm


You might just end up with a career as a “transhumanist consultant” or a “plant psychologist.” Or something really strange. Check out these 30 up-and-coming career paths predicted for the year 2030. Are these the jobs of the future?



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Tuesday is the most productive day of the week

Peter Harris| Jan 28, 2014 11:17 am


A recent survey of hundreds of human resources managers has ranked the days of the week from most to least productive. It turns out that there’s a solid two hours when most of us actually work really hard.



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