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You don’t watch the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, & four more dumb reasons you didn’t get the job

Elizabeth Bromstein | August 13, 2015 4:47 pm

You thought you aced the interview and were certain that the offer call was going to come any day. Then you waited, and waited, and waaaaaaaaited. What the heck happened?

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Woman creates awesome Lego-like self to go with resume

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 31, 2014 3:28 pm

This aspiring account service intern should have no problem getting a job with her Lego-inspired self promotion. What a great idea.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters
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Five ways for young workers to beat the odds and get a head start on their careers

Kevin Makra| March 31, 2014 10:17 am

Unemployment for younger workers, those people in their twenties trying to get their careers started, continues to be a major issue across North America. Here are some proven career strategies that can help make landing your first job easier.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Student
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Your references could be sabotaging you

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 28, 2014 6:59 pm

Sixty-nine percent of employers have changed their mind about a candidate after speaking with that person’s reference. Three out of five have spoken to one who didn’t say good things.

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The end of the illegal unpaid internship in Canada?

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 28, 2014 6:32 pm

Two magazines have been told to stop unpaid internships, effective immediately, by the Ontario Labour Ministry. The ministry is also planning a cross-sector crackdown this spring.

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Whose parents had more money, the doctor or the artist?

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 27, 2014 7:54 pm

Can you guess whose families had the bigger income when they were children? Doctors or artists? Lawyers or nurses? Find out!

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Workplace trends of the future

Twelve trends that will define your working life from now through 2025

Colleen Clarke| March 27, 2014 10:16 am

50 CEO’s, chairs of associations, ex-ministers, assistant deputy ministers, academics and economists were asked what trends will define the workplace of the future. Here are their findings on the skills you will need to survive the careers of the coming decade.

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Surprisingly high-paying jobs

10 surprisingly high-paying jobs

Peter Harris| March 25, 2014 1:19 pm

We already know that doctors, lawyers, and CEOs are well compensated. So here’s a look at some jobs that can pay up around $100,000 – that aren’t just for legal or medical folks or top executives. Ten high-paying gigs for the rest of us.

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Job interview tips you never heard before

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 25, 2014 11:01 am

There are many rules of the job interview. Here are some lesser-known tips you might not have heard.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies
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100 job interview dos and don'ts

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 10:45 am

Heading to a job interview? Be prepared. Here is everything you need to know in one convenient place about what to do … and what not to do.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice