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Five phrases to use in every job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein | May 4, 2015 8:25 pm

The job interview is make or break time. Increase your chances by using as many of these phrases as you can.


Category: Job interviews

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woman working late

Which industries work the longest hours?

Christina Bruce| May 24, 2013 11:08 am


Find out which five industries are most likely to work 50-plus hours a week — and why that kind of schedule might actually backfire.



Category: Life At Work
How to overcome job interview anxiety

What's hurting men's chances in job interviews – and how to overcome it

Peter Harris| May 24, 2013 10:50 am


Nervous that your upcoming job interview isn’t going to go well? Unfortunately, those worries may become a self-fulfilling prophecy – especially for men. Here are five tips for overcoming the interview anxiety that can hold you back.



Category: Job interviews
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Clearing the last hurdle: How to avoid job reference red flags

Jenna Charlton| May 23, 2013 9:05 am


Collecting a reliable set of employment references is an ongoing process. Supplying them is usually the last hurdle you have to clear when securing each new job along the way. Here’s how to avoid getting tripped up at the finish line.



Category: Job Search Strategies
How to create a sexy resume

Four tips for a 'sexy' resume – and four big turn offs to avoid

Peter Harris| May 22, 2013 11:20 am


In a tight job market – where employers can receive 100 applications for every opportunity they post, you need an exceptionally attractive resume in order to catch their eye. Here’s how you can make yours stand out – while avoiding the biggest blunders.



Category: Resumes
How to find a job when no one's hiring for your degree

How to land a job when your education won't open any doors for you

Colleen Clarke| May 21, 2013 10:59 am


When you have a very specific education in a field that no one is recruiting for, or you have a very vague education in a little bit of everything, you are going to have to rely on more than just your degree to get you in the door of your first job.



Category: Student
What's in a name?

What's in a name? The size of your paycheque, apparently

Peter Harris| May 16, 2013 1:23 pm


Parents, choose wisely. A new report says that what you name your child can have an impact on his or her future career success and earnings. It turns out that having a shorter name can also give you an advantage.



Category: Latest News & Advice
How to get a job in Canada

15 tips for landing a job in Canada: A guide for New Canadians

Colleen Clarke| May 16, 2013 11:57 am


Whether you are reading this article in your home country or have just landed here, these guidelines will help you understand the ins and outs of looking for a job in Canada.



Category: Job Search Strategies
The most in-demand jobs through 2020

What to study: Preparing for the 20 most in-demand jobs from now through 2020

Ozzie Saunds| May 14, 2013 9:31 am


The Canadian Occupational Projection System has developed a 10-year report which outlines projected Canadian labour market supply and demand between now and 2020. Here’s what you need to land the most in-demand jobs.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Student
Preparing for a Skype job interview

Interviewing remotely: tips for Skype (or other video) job interviews

Jenna Charlton| May 13, 2013 9:50 am


Increasingly employers are using video conferencing tools, such as Skype, to remote conduct interviews. How can you prepare to make a positive and professional impression without leaving your home?



Category: Job interviews