The mathematical formula for job interviews

Cracking the code: The mathematical formula for acing your next job interview

Peter Harris | Sep 19, 2014 7:10 pm

While there is no way to calculate chemistry and charisma in a job interview, these easy-to-remember equations can help take your performance from intermediate to advanced. Job interviewing by the numbers.

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How a recruiter uses social media

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| May 3, 2012 1:36 pm

The role of recruiters has changed with the advent of online resumes and profiles allowing them to seek out and find specific candidates matching their clients needs. One top recruiter explains the tools he uses most.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
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Employer rebuked for copying steamy photos from worker’s private email account

Peter Harris| May 2, 2012 3:09 pm

This story out of Calgary has a little bit of everything, sex in the workplace, topless photos, email hacking and an official ruling on workplace privacy. What happened?

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What to do while growing up: Adventures for the under-employed

Colleen Clarke| May 2, 2012 11:43 am

What can you do between school and work to experience some real-world adventures? Colleen shares the inspiring stories of three young people who went off the beaten path.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
Women don't like to hire beautiful women

It’s official: women don’t like beautiful women. Science says so

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 30, 2012 10:45 am

Another study has come out showing that if you are an attractive female, you had better hope the hiring manager who interviews you is a man. Women don’t like to hire attractive women.

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You're Fired!

Company accidentally fires entire staff by email

Peter Harris| Apr 23, 2012 2:57 pm

Someone at a UK insurance company likely had a particularly rough day on Friday after they accidentally sent out an email firing the entire staff of 1,300 people. The email had been intended for just one specific person. Here’s what happened.

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Business casual: Who knows what to wear to work anymore?

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Apr 23, 2012 11:46 am

We’ve clearly moved from the formality of business wear (See “Mad Men”) to the super casual work environment of jeans and t-shirts – and even flip flops and shorts, to the nebulous middle ground of ‘business casual’. But what does this actually mean?

Category: Life At Work,
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Study: lack of men shape women’s career choices

Christina Bruce| Apr 20, 2012 1:03 pm

Apparently, how women perceive the dating market can impact their career choices. A new study claims that the availability of men influences how women choose their jobs. Find out why.

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Four signs of a toxic culture

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Apr 18, 2012 2:51 pm

It doesn’t take long to discover when a company has a weak culture and has become toxic. These four signs are the most common indicators of a risky work environment.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
Why personal branding is not a job search strategy

Why personal branding is not a job search strategy

Marina Gapeenkova| Apr 13, 2012 1:04 pm

Contrary to much of the career advice out there, branding isn’t something you can do when you’re looking for work. The term ‘branding’ doesn’t really make sense when you’re actively seeking a job. Here’s why.

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