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The 10 most in demand employers of 2014

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 22, 2014 7:47 pm

LinkedIn has released it’s most in demand employers list for 2014. See who makes the list.

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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,
Working Mother

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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Generation Y

How Gen Y is going to steal your job (and what you can do about it)

Ozzie Saunds| Dec 13, 2011 11:42 am

An expert who provides organizations with solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace suggests three competencies which are frequently associated with Gen Y’ers that should be adopted by all workers.

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In defense of a liberal arts education

What to study: In defense of a liberal arts education

Peter Harris| Dec 12, 2011 3:45 pm

Last week’s article on the university degrees with the highest unemployment rates stirred up the debate on this site. It turns out that having one of those same degrees can be the very thing that protects you career growth and security.

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Generation Y woman telecommuting

According to Generation Y, offices have become irrelevant

Nicole Wray| Dec 9, 2011 3:51 pm

Not only do college students believe it’s unnecessary to work from an office regularly, but 60% also believe that once they start working, it should be their right (and not just a privilege) to work remotely with a flexible schedule.

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