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Obese candidates less likely to get the job, says study

Elizabeth Bromstein | Aug 29, 2014 3:13 pm

News research says HR and recruiting professionals view obesity as a negative marker for character, productivity, and performance.

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10 deadly resume sins

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 18, 2012 2:54 pm

Wondering why you never hear back after sending your resume to a potential employer? Hiring Managers share the ten things that will make them immediately throw out your resume.

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The office flirt is affecting your brain

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jan 16, 2012 10:48 am

Feeling a little bit dumber? The office flirt might be doing you more harm than you think. Not only can they distract you, but the unwanted attention can also affect how your brain works.

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How to deal with a bad job interview

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jan 12, 2012 3:51 pm

Imagine being treated unprofessionally during a job interview. It happened to Renée, and she has some advice for staying cool and coming out on top.

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Working for free: How to use volunteer jobs to give your career a boost

Colleen Clarke| Jan 10, 2012 4:26 pm

Volunteering teaches you valuable life lessons, broadens your network and gives you skills that you can add to your resume. Here’s how you can make the most of a volunteer opportunity.

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Would you accept a little sexual harassment for a bigger pay cheque?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 9, 2012 9:53 am

How much is sexual harassment worth to you? A new study finds that jobs in which employees face a higher risk of sexual harassment receive a higher pay than people in jobs where the risk is low.

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Canada sees more jobs, more jobless in December

Peter Harris| Jan 6, 2012 10:07 am

After two months of job losses, the Canadian economy saw job gains last month. However the unemployment rate still managed to creep higher in December. Which sectors and regions saw gains, and who took a hit?

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Three essential career resolutions for 2012

Ozzie Saunds| Jan 5, 2012 2:14 pm

Welcome to 2012. It’s a new year, and with a new year often comes big plans, like ditching the old job for a shiny new one. Here are three career resolutions you can make to increase the chance of that dream becoming a reality.

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The inside scoop – Recruiter divulges the five things that matter most about a candidate

Adrienne Dohle| Jan 4, 2012 10:01 am

A professional recruiter reveals the five things that really matter to them when evaluating a candidate or a resume. Here are the factors that can most make or break your chances.

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How to write a better job posting

Christina Bruce| Jan 4, 2012 8:53 am

The starting point for any recruitment effort is a well-crafted job posting. Here are 10 easy tips to keep in mind next time you post a job.

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