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How to job search without your boss finding out

Simon Cohen | Oct 24, 2014 6:38 pm

There may be a time when you should tell your boss you’re looking for a new job. When is that time? And should you decided not to let on, how can you keep the search a secret?

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice,

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Survey: Hiring intentions of Canadian employers

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jun 11, 2012 9:58 am

The most recent Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada indicates that hiring has slowed down in this country, but is better news, a recent survey of employers shows that many are still planning to add staff this year.

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Canadian job market cools down after two months of solid growth

Peter Harris| Jun 8, 2012 9:48 am

While the Canadian economy added 140,000 jobs in March and April, May saw much more modest growth. Still, there are some bright spots on the job market. Which sectors and regions saw gains last month, and who took a hit?

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How to land a first or summer job

How to land a first or summer job

Colleen Clarke| Jun 7, 2012 11:24 am

The job market is especially tough for younger people right now who may be trying to land a summer job or get their foot in the door of a first opportunity. Colleen has some tips on how the creative approach to job hunting can catch the eye of potential employers.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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Stay in school: Degrees will still get you the job

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jun 6, 2012 10:07 am

Despite recent talk about the declining value of some university degrees, the numbers are clear. Most jobs ask for some level of post-secondary education, and more and more people getting hired for anything have it. How much school or training do you need?

Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
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Canada’s most attractive employer?

Nicole Wray| Jun 5, 2012 9:38 am

A survey of 7,000 Canadians reveals what men and women are looking for most in an employer, and which companies are perceived as the most attractive to work for in this country. Who came out on top?

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Six signs that it’s time to walk away from your job

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jun 1, 2012 11:00 am

Recent surveys have shown that one in three Canadians are dissatisfied with where their careers are headed. Here are some productive ways of addressing that dissatisfaction and some key indicators that it’s just best to just walk away.

Category: Life At Work,
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Inside the brain of a company recruiter

Colleen Clarke| May 29, 2012 5:29 pm

A senior HR professional with extensive experience in in-house recruiting shares what recruiters think about you, your resume and how you conduct yourself duirng a job interview.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
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How lack of sleep may be affecting your work

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| May 28, 2012 10:19 am

Experts argue that most people don’t understand the consequences of not getting enough sleep – on their mood, their ability to reason and their reaction times. How much is enough, and what happens when you don’t get it?

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Why some career advice is actually quite useless

Why some career advice is actually quite useless

Jenna Charlton| May 25, 2012 3:19 pm

There are a lot of clichés that people like to say to job seekers about their hunt for opportunities. Most of them are not very helpful. Jenna takes on a few of the most egregious.

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