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14 Canadians who were fired for social media posts

Elizabeth Bromstein | May 15, 2015 4:15 pm

Sometimes we need a reminder that what you post on social media can cost you dearly, and even get you fired from your job. Here are 14 Canadians who learned that the hard way.


Category: Latest News & Advice, Uncategorised

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What your colour choices say about you

Why you should never wear orange to a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 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

Qu’est-ce que la confiance organisationnelle?

Workopolis| December 11, 2013 10:10 pm


On mesure la confiance des consommateurs, la confiance des entrepreneurs, la confiance envers certaines professions, mais qu’en est-il de celle des employés envers leur entreprise ? par Sarah Champagne Denis Tremblay, président et fondateur du groupe conseil Alliance Management, a développé un indice pour mesurer le niveau de confiance organisationnelle. Entrevue. Qu’est-ce que la confiance organisationnelle? […]



Category: Uncategorised
The top 10 stories on Workopolis

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

Peter Harris| December 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.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Hiring projections for 2014

Hiring projections for early 2014: Regions and sectors expecting the most robust job creation

Peter Harris| December 10, 2013 11:23 am


Canadian companies are planning to continue hiring in the new year, according to a new survey of employer intentions for January through March of 2014. Here’s where the employment growth is expected to be – and which areas are lagging behind.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Nelson Mandela

Career and life lessons from Nelson Mandela

Kevin Makra| December 6, 2013 8:51 am


Upon the recent news of the passing of Nelson Mandela the world mourns and reflects on one of the greatest leaders of our generation.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Canadian unemployment rate

Canada, US unemployment at a five-year low – continued job growth expected

Peter Harris| December 6, 2013 8:49 am


The latest employment data continue to show positive signs for increased hiring and job creation. Here’s where Workopolis sees the job market heading over the coming months.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Land the job before it's posted

How to land a job before it's even posted

Karen Geier| December 3, 2013 2:20 pm


A human resources insider reveals the tactics that you can use to find out about jobs at your dream company – and be considered for them – before they are advertised to the public.



Category: Job Search Strategies
The strangest job titles

Odd jobs: The top 10 strangest job titles posted on Workopolis

Peter Harris| December 2, 2013 11:32 am


From a wiener peeler and ghost hunter to a manager of mints, there have been some interesting-sounding employment opportunities advertised on Workopolis. Here are our ten favourite.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Harvard Student

Four things we can learn from Harvard students (who don't know the capital of Canada)

Kevin Makra| November 29, 2013 3:25 pm


A group of students at the top notch American university were recently asked, “What is the capital of Canada.” Here’s what we can all learn from their rather astonishing answers.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Student