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There are only two jobs in the world

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 1, 2014 8:46 pm

Charles Barkley says there are only five jobs in the world. He was wrong. There are two. And you have to do one or the other.

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Working for free: How to use volunteer jobs to give your career a boost

Colleen Clarke| Jan 10, 2012 4:26 pm

Volunteering teaches you valuable life lessons, broadens your network and gives you skills that you can add to your resume. Here’s how you can make the most of a volunteer opportunity.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,

Would you accept a little sexual harassment for a bigger pay cheque?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 9, 2012 9:53 am

How much is sexual harassment worth to you? A new study finds that jobs in which employees face a higher risk of sexual harassment receive a higher pay than people in jobs where the risk is low.

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Canada sees more jobs, more jobless in December

Peter Harris| Jan 6, 2012 10:07 am

After two months of job losses, the Canadian economy saw job gains last month. However the unemployment rate still managed to creep higher in December. Which sectors and regions saw gains, and who took a hit?

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Three essential career resolutions for 2012

Ozzie Saunds| Jan 5, 2012 2:14 pm

Welcome to 2012. It’s a new year, and with a new year often comes big plans, like ditching the old job for a shiny new one. Here are three career resolutions you can make to increase the chance of that dream becoming a reality.

Category: Job Search Strategies,
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The inside scoop – Recruiter divulges the five things that matter most about a candidate

Adrienne Dohle| Jan 4, 2012 10:01 am

A professional recruiter reveals the five things that really matter to them when evaluating a candidate or a resume. Here are the factors that can most make or break your chances.

Category: Job Search Strategies,

How to write a better job posting

Christina Bruce| Jan 4, 2012 8:53 am

The starting point for any recruitment effort is a well-crafted job posting. Here are 10 easy tips to keep in mind next time you post a job.

Category: Recruiting and Managing,
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How to get paid for doing what you love

Colleen Clarke| Jan 3, 2012 2:07 pm

If you are working at a job or in a company that doesn’t have you leaping out of bed every Monday morning, try following these four tips for turning a job into a dream job.

Category: Life At Work,
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Female bosses more tolerant of social media behaviour

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Jan 3, 2012 11:19 am

A new study indicates that women are more tolerant of staff checking Facebook or doing personal chores during office hours – provided that work is completed as assigned and on time.

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Was RIM justified in firing its drunken executives?

Norman Grosman| Dec 21, 2011 3:29 pm

Our employment lawyer weighs in on the legality of Research In Motion firing its two employees whose intoxicated behaviour disrupted a flight that they were on.

Category: Employment Law,