How to write a resume for a high-paying job

How to write a resume for a high-paying job (with sample)

Peter Harris | May 5, 2015 7:40 pm

Each industry has its own set of conventions for resume formats and content, but top-level, high-paying jobs share one key qualification that can set candidates apart.

Category: Resumes and Cover Letters

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Relocating for a job: Which Canadians are most willing to pack up and go?

Peter Harris| August 19, 2013 8:16 pm

Canada has regions that are experiencing labour shortages at the same time as other areas face high unemployment. So how willing are Canadians to relocate to where the jobs are? Here’s what you told us.

Category: Career Dilemmas

Body language speaks louder than words

Colleen Clarke| August 19, 2013 1:50 pm

The words we say account for less than 10% of what we actually communicate. The bulk of the message is conveyed through tone and body language. Learn how to read the subtle clues in order to get the real story that people are telling. Here are some things to look for.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work
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Study: People who have more sex also earn more money

Peter Harris| August 15, 2013 3:02 pm

New workplace research shows that people who have sex at least four times a week end up earning significantly higher wages than their less amorous coworkers. Here’s what the research reveals.

Category: Latest News & Advice

By the numbers: Top 10 Growing Job Categories

Peter Harris| August 13, 2013 5:29 pm

Despite the recent increase in the overall unemployment rate reported by Statistics Canada, Workopolis has seen increased hiring in numerous fields over the past year. Here’s a look at the areas showing the healthiest hiring climates.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Too hot for the office? What not to wear to work (even in summer)

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 2, 2013 8:04 pm

It can be difficult to get dressed for work in the middle of summer. The heat may have you tempted to through on your shorts and sandals just to keep cool. Career and fashion experts weigh-in on the wisdom of that strategy. Here’s what not to wear.

Category: Life At Work
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What to bring to a job interview

Colleen Clarke| July 31, 2013 2:21 pm

The best philosophy when prepping for an interview is to expect the unexpected, err on the side of caution, and bring more than what you think you might need. Here’s what to have on hand.

Category: Job interviews
It's time for introverts to take charge

Networking strategies for introverts

Helen Rendl| July 26, 2013 11:48 am

Effective networking does not need to be limited to extroverts and social butterfly types. You can enhance your networking skills by creating a framework that suits your personality and goals, but also employs some industry-recognized best practices.

Category: Job Search Strategies

Why everyone needs to get fired every now and then

Peter Harris| July 24, 2013 4:45 pm

Change is scary, but there are definite upsides to setbacks. While no one wants to lose their job, sometimes being let go can be the best thing that could happen to your career. Here’s why.

Category: Career Dilemmas

Was studying worth it? The university degrees with the highest (and lowest) unemployment rates

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 18, 2013 2:32 pm

Some folks have been questioning the value of a university degree lately. Particularly an undergrad. After all, if everyone has one, and they really do crank those things out, then what’s it worth? Here’s a look at the degrees that pay off on the job market – and those that don’t.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Student