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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The best and worst jobs to have in 2012

The best and worst jobs to have in 2012

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 13, 2012 9:55 am


CareerCast has just released its annual report ranking 200 jobs based on outlook, salary, work environment and more. Who has the worst job in the world right now (and who has the best)?



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What you can learn from the jerks at work

Peter Harris| Apr 11, 2012 12:35 pm


New research shows that certain self-obsessed or unpleasant behaviours actually lead to people getting hired faster and earning more money on the job. Here’s when it pays to be a jerk.



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Obese people need not apply – and other questionable hiring bans

Peter Harris| Apr 10, 2012 2:36 pm


One hospital is making news over a controversial new recruitment policy: they won’t hire fat people. This has us looking into some of the other ways people can find themselves screened out of job opportunities – ways that have nothing to do with skills or experience.



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Pining for a career move? How Pinterest could help your job search

Nicole Wray| Apr 10, 2012 9:39 am


Pinterest, an online ‘pin board’ for collecting images from the web, is just the latest social networking tool that career experts say job seekers should be aware of. Here’s how to use it.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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Getting a job without having any Canadian work experience

Ozzie Saunds| Apr 9, 2012 11:38 am


It is the classic dilemma faced by new immigrants: How can I get a job in Canada without Canadian experience and how can I get Canadian experience without previously having a Canadian job? Here are some tips to get you started.



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The latest Job Numbers

Canada sees unexpectedly strong job creation in March

Peter Harris| Apr 5, 2012 9:38 am


After months of nearly stagnant job creation, the Canadian economy defied expert predictions by seeing robust growth last month. Which sectors and regions pulled ahead, and who took a hit in March?



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Polish your resume

The final touches to your resume that make a big difference

Colleen Clarke| Apr 4, 2012 9:51 am


Sometimes it is the little things that make the difference between a good and a great resume. Here are some pointers on fine tuning it that perfectionist recruiters will especially appreciate.



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How to complain about work… without landing in hot water

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Apr 3, 2012 10:32 am


The recent furor about privacy, employers and Facebook were the hot topic of conversation among my friends and family, both off and online. Could the issue be solved simply by having a better understanding of how to use social networking sites?



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One fair way that people end up making more money

Peter Harris| Mar 30, 2012 11:58 am


Is who you know really more important to your success than what you know? A new study compares the effects of being well-connected vs. being more intelligence over the course of people’s careers. The results are surprising.



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