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The worst resume ever

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 21, 2014 7:07 pm

A staffing professional shares the two worst resumes he’s ever received and now we’re sharing them with you. We hope you’d never make these mistakes.


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Summer job tips

Colleen Clarke| May 14, 2012 12:04 pm


In a recent survey, nearly 80% of employers said that most of their summer job hiring was done by the end of May. So if you’re hoping to work this summer, now is the time to get out there!



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
Hiring in Canada heats up

Hiring in Canada heats up for the second month in a row

Peter Harris| May 11, 2012 9:36 am


Canada saw unexpectedly strong job growth in April defying economists’ predictions. However these job gains weren’t strong enough to keep the unemployment rate from creeping up slightly. Where are most of the new jobs being created?



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Judge courtroom trial

‘Indirect harassment’ is ruled just cause for firing

Norman Grosman| May 10, 2012 11:25 am


Can a person sexually harass a coworker who is not in the room at the time? And if so, can this behaviour constitute legal grounds for dismissal? A recent court case says yes to both questions. What happened?



Category: Employment Law,
Yahoo! Headquarters

Yahoo! CEO’s bogus education an example of what not to do on a resume

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| May 8, 2012 3:19 pm


Scott Thompson, CEO of Yahoo is the second chief Yahoo! in under a year to cause a PR nightmare for the struggling Internet company. It has come to light that he allegedly took some creative liberties with his resume. What happened?



Category: Latest News & Advice, Resumes,
Unhappy diverse team

How to deal with a bad manager

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| May 7, 2012 10:07 am


There are many, many stories out there about horrible managers but the question is, how can you handle working for one? While you probably can’t change him or her, you can minimize their affect on your work and your health.



Category: Life At Work,
Team at a board room table

How a recruiter uses social media

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| May 3, 2012 1:36 pm


The role of recruiters has changed with the advent of online resumes and profiles allowing them to seek out and find specific candidates matching their clients needs. One top recruiter explains the tools he uses most.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
Girl with camera

Employer rebuked for copying steamy photos from worker’s private email account

Peter Harris| May 2, 2012 3:09 pm


This story out of Calgary has a little bit of everything, sex in the workplace, topless photos, email hacking and an official ruling on workplace privacy. What happened?



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Asian girl travelling

What to do while growing up: Adventures for the under-employed

Colleen Clarke| May 2, 2012 11:43 am


What can you do between school and work to experience some real-world adventures? Colleen shares the inspiring stories of three young people who went off the beaten path.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
Women don't like to hire beautiful women

It’s official: women don’t like beautiful women. Science says so

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 30, 2012 10:45 am


Another study has come out showing that if you are an attractive female, you had better hope the hiring manager who interviews you is a man. Women don’t like to hire attractive women.



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