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What employers are really judging you on in job interviews

Peter Harris | September 15, 2015 10:08 am

Wondering what employers really want to see from the top candidates that they interview? It’s probably not what you think. Here’s how to demonstrate the qualities that get one person chosen over another.

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Surprisingly high-paying jobs

10 surprisingly high-paying jobs

Peter Harris| March 25, 2014 1:19 pm

We already know that doctors, lawyers, and CEOs are well compensated. So here’s a look at some jobs that can pay up around $100,000 – that aren’t just for legal or medical folks or top executives. Ten high-paying gigs for the rest of us.

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Job interview tips you never heard before

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 25, 2014 11:01 am

There are many rules of the job interview. Here are some lesser-known tips you might not have heard.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies
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100 job interview dos and don'ts

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 10:45 am

Heading to a job interview? Be prepared. Here is everything you need to know in one convenient place about what to do … and what not to do.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
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How to read people

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 10:33 am

If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.

Category: Job interviews, Latest News & Advice

Inside scoop: What it’s like to be a plumber

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2014 9:09 am

In a series of Q and A articles, we’re profiling Canadians in a wide variety of jobs, who share their tips about and experiences in their profession.

Category: Advice, Career profiles, Life At Work
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The interview assumption that costs you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 21, 2014 8:45 pm

This big blunder may be costing you the job at every interview. Don’t assume employers know why you’re there. You have to tell them.

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Why your coworkers don't like you

Twenty reasons why your coworkers don't like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 21, 2014 12:24 pm

All things being equal, it’s the likable folks who get hired and promoted. There’s usually someone unpopular in the group whose head is the first to be on the chopping block. Watch for these reasons that it could be you.

Category: Life At Work
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What your boss should never ask you to do

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 20, 2014 11:14 am

Bosses sometimes ask their employees to do physically dangerous, inappropriate, or just plain annoying things. Here are five of them. Do you think these are fair game?

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The happiest jobs you can have

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 19, 2014 7:21 pm

If you’re seeking happiness in your job, salary isn’t the first place too look. Here’s a list of the happiest jobs you can have.

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