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How to job search without your boss finding out

Simon Cohen | Oct 24, 2014 6:38 pm

There may be a time when you should tell your boss you’re looking for a new job. When is that time? And should you decided not to let on, how can you keep the search a secret?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,
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Study: Working moms healthier, happier than stay-at-home moms

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Dec 21, 2011 1:29 pm

Well sort of. While it turns out that working mothers has less depression that stay-at-home moms, the study focused largely on one particular type of working mother.

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The online gaffes that cost people jobs: How employers are screening you

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 16, 2011 12:48 pm

Social media monitoring service Reppler recently surveyed more than 300 hiring professionals to determine how recruiters are screening job candidates on different social networks. Here’s what makes them hire or not hire a potential candidate.

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