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Where the jobs will be through 2020 and beyond

Career trends: The essential skills you’ll need for the jobs of the next five years

Peter Harris| May 21, 2015 11:59 am


Here’s a preview of what the job market will look like through the next half decade or so. This is where the jobs are going to be tomorrow – and how you can prepare for them today.



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How taking a year off to travel can boost your career

Three career advantages to taking a year off before starting work

Nicholas Sawarna| May 12, 2015 10:34 am


Think you’ll fall behind if you spend some time travelling before getting serious about your job? Think again. Postponing your career kickoff can actually give you a competitive edge on the market.



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Summer job

Your last minute guide to landing a summer job for 2015

Kevin Makra| May 8, 2015 05:36 pm


It’s late, but not too late. With some perseverance, dedication and a little hard work you can still find a great gig for this summer.



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Young man at school smiling at the camera

The best and worst-paying university majors

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 7, 2015 08:48 pm


If you want to make the big bucks get a degree in engineering. This is according to a new report from The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, which lists the best and worst paying university majors.



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How to get luckier (in your career)

How to get luckier (Study of professional gamblers shows how ‘luck’ can be learned)

Peter Harris| May 1, 2015 10:04 am


It turns out the winning streaks and losing streaks are real for professional gamblers. The good news is that luck is actually a skill you can learn – and it can pay off bigtime in your career.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
Professional woman looking at a tablet

The social media posts Canadian employers say swayed them for or against hiring a candidate

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 9, 2015 09:01 pm


We asked employers about their social media habits and what they look for when the creep candidates’ profiles. Here’s what they told us turned them on and off.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student,
Young Canadians undecided about career paths

Don’t know what you want to do with your life? You’re not alone

Nicole Wray| Apr 6, 2015 02:24 pm


According to a new report from Statistics Canada, a large portion of young Canadians have no idea what career path they want to pursue – and some groups are nearly twice as undecided as others.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Student,
Employers reviewing an online profile

The top three things that employers want to see in your social media profiles

Peter Harris| Apr 5, 2015 02:45 pm


Most employers say that they screen potential candidates’ social media profiles before deciding whether or not to hire them. Here are the three things they are most looking to see in your online behaviour. (And a few that they don’t.)



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Kids chatting in university halls

What you should study at university if you want to be rich

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 26, 2015 09:17 pm


What should you study at university if you want to join the ranks of the world’s richest? Can you guess? I bet you can guess.



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Students viewing holograms

A glimpse at the world of work in 2040 – from the people who will invent it

Colleen Clarke| Mar 26, 2015 12:48 pm


Creativity parties, hologram meetings, and pay-for-performance salary schemes: Here’s how today’s young people imagine the world of work will look 25 years from now.



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