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The worst way to get to work (plus the Canadian cities with the longest commutes)

Elizabeth Bromstein | Sep 17, 2014 7:58 pm

Your physical and mental health is affected by the mode of transportation you use to get to work in the morning, Find out which method is the worst.

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The only three job interview questions that matter

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 19, 2012 11:23 am

While a recruiter might ask you numerous questions during your job interview, experts say that these are all just variations of three basic questions. And these three are the only ones that count.

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Five unfair ways that people make more money

Peter Harris| Mar 16, 2012 12:28 pm

There are a number of non-merit-based ways that a person can end up getting hired faster, being more often promoted and receiving higher salaries than their similarly qualified coworkers. How can you be one of the lucky few?

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The top 10 industries hiring in Canada between April and June 2012

Peter Harris| Mar 15, 2012 12:17 pm

The results of a new survey of the hiring intentions of 1,900 Canadian employers from across regions and industries have just been released, and many say they are predicting growth. Where are the new jobs going to be over the coming months?

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Surviving your first day at a new job

Onboarding: How to survive your first day at a new job

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Mar 14, 2012 10:09 am

Many of us change jobs (approximately five to seven times during our careers) and find ourselves coming in to new work environments. Here are some tips for surviving and making the most of those crucial first few days.

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Controversial kisses: Some important rules of international etiquette

Jenna Charlton| Mar 13, 2012 10:24 am

Every country and culture has different expectations in regard to business customs and etiquette. Here’s a look at some of the behaviours that could land you in hot water around the world.

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Unemployment rate down only slightly, as Canada’s job market remains sluggish

Peter Harris| Mar 9, 2012 9:30 am

Canada’s economy shed more jobs in February, while at the same time the unemployment rate edged downwards. Which regions and industries saw gains last month, and who was the hardest hit?

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It's not who you are, it's how you dress

Study: It’s not who you are, it’s how you dress

Peter Harris| Mar 6, 2012 3:56 pm

Want to perform better on the job and get ahead at work? A new study indicates that there’s a simple way that you can accomplish both at the same time. Suit up.

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How your name could be a barrier to your career success

How your name could be a barrier to your career success

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 5, 2012 10:12 am

A new report from the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology shows that people with certain kinds of names have a much easier time getting ahead in the workplace, while others get left behind. Do you have one of the lucky surnames?

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What employers are really looking for: The top in-demand skills and degrees

Peter Harris| Feb 28, 2012 3:09 pm

New research indicates there is a serious disconnect between the skills employers are looking for in candidates and what skills job seekers are highlighting in their applications. So what are the most sought after skills and degrees for 2012?

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