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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.


Category: Job interviews, Latest News & Advice,

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Lawsuit

When suing your former employer backfires

Norman Grosman| Nov 2, 2011 10:25 am


One woman is ordered by the Ontario Superior Court to pay her previous employer nearly $30,000.00 in court costs over a ‘frivolous’ lawsuit that she brought against them. What happened?



Category: Employment Law,
The Devil Wears Prada

From Ice Queen to Cheerleader: Ten terrible stereotypes about powerful women

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 1, 2011 12:01 pm


What comes to mind when you think of a powerful woman? A ball-buster? An ice queen? Women in positions of power are often assessed based on tired gender stereotypes. Powerful women share their ten least favourite of the cliches.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
Why no one is seeing your resume

Four reasons why no one is seeing your resume

Ozzie Saunds| Oct 28, 2011 9:46 am


Not hearing back from a lot of the jobs you apply to? Here are some of the most likely reasons why no one is even looking at the resume that you’re sending to potential employers.



Category: Resumes,
Peter Harris

NEWS: Canadians feeling the pressure to stand out

Peter Harris| Oct 25, 2011 11:10 am


VIDEO: Like George, more and more Canadians are feeling the need to go the extra mile in order to stand out on the job market. We take to the streets to find out the lengths they’ll go to.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
Write a high impact follow up letter

Follow through for the win: Write a high impact follow up letter

Colleen Clarke| Oct 24, 2011 10:01 am


There’s really no question about it. You should always send a thank you letter after a job interview. A recruiter once told me that ‘all of the good candidates do.’ You want to be more than just a member of that group. You cant to stand out above them. Here’s how.



Category: Job interviews,
The highest paying work-from-home jobs

The highest paying work-from-home jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 17, 2011 9:34 am


The demand is growing for work-from-home jobs. Aging boomers want to get out of the stress of office life and Gen Xers are looking for increased flexibility in their worklives. So here are the top ten highest paying jobs – that can be done from home.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
Ryan Kajiura

Profile: Making $100K without a university degree

Ozzie Saunds| Oct 14, 2011 10:05 am


Our recent article ‘The highest paying jobs – that don’t require a university degree’ struck a chord with readers. So we talk to a young professional in one of those well-compensated fields to see how it’s done.



Category: Latest News & Advice,
Surprise delivery backfires

Hidden camera – Candidate’s surprise delivery stunt backfires

Workopolis| Oct 13, 2011 1:07 pm


VIDEO: Why just get your foot in the door of a company when you can get your whole body in? Captured on hidden camera, a receptionist gets a big surprise when she opens a large special delivery package from George.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
Psychic predicts gloomy future for candidate's job search

Hidden camera – Psychic predicts gloomy future for candidate’s career

Workopolis| Oct 13, 2011 12:59 pm


What’s the best way to know when your dream job will become available? Captured on hidden camera, George goes to a psychic to find out when his ideal jobs will open up. You don’t need psychic powers to know how this turns out.



Category: Job Search Strategies,