Poppie and Seinfeld

Not doing this is gross and bad for your career

Elizabeth Bromstein | Sep 18, 2014 8:07 pm

Evidence suggests we are on our best behaviour when we think someone is watching is. Here’s why you should always act as though you’re being observed, even in the washroom.

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Changing your resume

The one resume change that leads to more interviews

Ozzie Saunds| Feb 8, 2012 11:19 am

Recruiters read each resume for an average of 30 seconds before making a shortlist. How can you keep them from casting yours aside? Try this one surefire way to grab their attention and stand out from the crowd.

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It's time for introverts to take charge

The unspoken leaders: Why it’s time for introverts to take charge

Nicole Wray| Feb 7, 2012 11:04 am

It turns out that 96% of managers and executives can be classified as extroverts. These brash, sociable, confident types more easily rise to the top. However new research is indicating that they might not be the best people to be leading the team in this economy.

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City Crowd

Employment projections: Where the jobs will (and won’t) be over the next decade

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 3, 2012 10:26 am

Stats Can has just released the January employment numbers, and it looks like unemployment is still a growing problem in this country right now. So let’s look to the near future and see where the job growth is going to be over the next ten years.

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The Canadian jobless rate

The Canadian jobless rate creeps up in January 2012

Peter Harris| Feb 3, 2012 9:42 am

The employment numbers for January have just been released by Statistics Canada, and the news isn’t good. Which industries and regions were the hardest hit, and who saw gains last month?

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The trouble with meetings

Why you end up seeming less intelligent than you really are in meetings

Peter Harris| Jan 30, 2012 4:08 pm

Do you ever end up feeling a little brain dead in meetings? It turns out that it’s not your fault. Meetings actually are affecting your capacity for intelligent, creative thought and are lowering your IQ. Here’s why.

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Waiting by the phone

The longest silence: When you get no response at all after a job interview

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jan 30, 2012 10:14 am

You’ve applied for the job and been invited in for an interview. The conversation goes well, leaves you feeling positive. You send in a professional sounding thank you note the next day. And then… nothing. What do you do when an employer leaves you hanging?

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Futuristic touch screen

How to automate your job search

Peter Harris| Jan 27, 2012 11:38 am

The most effective way to land a job is to use all of the tools available to you to their fullest and of course to make the most efficient use of your precious time. Here are six ways that you can let technology do the work of your job search for you – freeing you up for other things.

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Creative team

New study uncovers what is stifling your creativity

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jan 26, 2012 9:53 am

A new study into creative thinking and problem solving has come up with some startling findings into what limits people’s ability to be imaginative.

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Young woman writing

How to get started on your very first resume

Colleen Clarke| Jan 25, 2012 9:44 am

Writing your first resume can be intimidating. Often people have never had a real job with a paycheque when they sit down to start this document. That’s why they’re writing a resume. Here’s how to define the skills and experience you didn’t even know you had.

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