Two women in a cafe having a job interview

Three stories you must prepare before the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | September 15, 2015 4:58 pm

You will be asked behavioural questions in any interview. Prepare these three stories and you can probably answer them all.

Category: Job interviews

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Men looking irritated in a meeting

Four coworkers we could do without

Karen Geier| April 28, 2014 6:27 pm

Every workplace has politicians and credit stealers. Here are some of the most annoying coworkers and some tips on how to deal with them.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work

Infographic: 100 job interview dos and don'ts

Workopolis| April 28, 2014 1:41 pm

Be on time, sit up straight, prepare your stories, be confident, wear pants, don’t get drunk. Who can remember all that? We created this infographic of 100 job search tips, to help you make your best possible first impression.

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

It's past go-time: Your last-minute guide to looking for a summer job with little or no experience

Kevin Makra| April 25, 2014 1:24 pm

Getting a summer job is a rite of passage for many youth in Canada. Early work experience is valuable to prepare you for future employment. The race for jobs has already begun; here’s how you can still land a great gig for the summer of 2014.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Student
The Internship 2013

Former Googler reveals the resume secrets that grab the tech giant's attention

Melissa Allen| April 25, 2014 9:47 am

Former Google employee Melissa Allen (who has since joined the ranks of the Workopolis team) reveals some insider tips on what one of the world’s most coveted employers looks for in the millions of candidate resumes they receive.

Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
Waitress writing on a pad

Discussion topic: Was restaurant right to fire waitress for refusing to refund $200 tip?

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 23, 2014 6:47 pm

IHOP fires waitress for not returning a $200 tip, then rehires her. Should she have had to return it? Let’s discuss.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Recruiting and Managing

Top free apps for job seekers

Simon Cohen| April 22, 2014 4:36 pm

Tech columnist Simon Cohen recommends the top free apps that will make your phone work for you during the job search.

Category: Job Search Strategies
Man sitting on building steps

It takes 16 weeks to get a new job

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 21, 2014 3:12 pm

Workopolis looks at how long it takes to find work, how many jobs candidates must apply for and how long it takes to hear back. A whopping 44 per cent of candidates never hear back after an interview.

Category: Advice, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Online resume

Employers view resumes for fewer than 11 seconds

Peter Harris| April 21, 2014 7:56 am

Workopolis can see in real-time how many resumes employers look at, and how long they spend on each resume page before saving it or moving on. 80% of resumes don’t make the cut.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Resumes and Cover Letters
How long Canadians stay at work

Job hopping is the new normal

Peter Harris| April 17, 2014 9:13 am

We’ve heard complaints from employers about ‘job hopping’ candidates who show no loyalty to their jobs. So the Workopolis team took a look at how long on average Canadians are staying in their jobs. It turns out that the way we work is changing quickly.

Category: Latest News & Advice