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There are only two jobs in the world

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 1, 2014 8:46 pm

Charles Barkley says there are only five jobs in the world. He was wrong. There are two. And you have to do one or the other.


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Study: lack of men shape women’s career choices

Christina Bruce| Apr 20, 2012 1:03 pm


Apparently, how women perceive the dating market can impact their career choices. A new study claims that the availability of men influences how women choose their jobs. Find out why.



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Four signs of a toxic culture

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Apr 18, 2012 2:51 pm


It doesn’t take long to discover when a company has a weak culture and has become toxic. These four signs are the most common indicators of a risky work environment.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
Why personal branding is not a job search strategy

Why personal branding is not a job search strategy

Marina Gapeenkova| Apr 13, 2012 1:04 pm


Contrary to much of the career advice out there, branding isn’t something you can do when you’re looking for work. The term ‘branding’ doesn’t really make sense when you’re actively seeking a job. Here’s why.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
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.



Category: Job interviews, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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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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