Along with 18 other teens from around the world, British Columbia’s Nick Liow, 18, and Ontario’s Nelson Zhang, 19, will spend the next two years using $100,000 to work on self-directed tech and science projects. The catch: they must drop out of or postpone attending university.
Hiring managers generally form their first impressions of people based on reading their resumes, and they usually choose who to interview based on this sentiment. Here are some of the ways that candidates can cause potential employers not to like them - before they've even met.
At Workopolis, we're here to help connect you with opportunities no matter what you look like. Apparently, this isn't true of every company. Snotty dating site BeautifulPeople.com has launched a recruitment site just for people deemed to be super attractive.
Millennials get a bad rep, they really do. With youth unemployment in Canada at double the regular rate,could we — the hiring managers of the world — actually have a bias against young workers? A new study released shows that HR professionals definitely do not have a great impression of young workers.
#ThingsIWillTeachMyChild is trending on Twitter this morning. I think about what the future will hold for my son all the time. I also spend most of my days thinking about career paths, and the changing world of work. This is the only career advice I would offer him.
In this era of social media, researching details – personal and professional - about an interviewer is as simple as a Google search. While it's undeniably a smart move to research all aspects of a job before the interview, there's a fine line not to cross. Here's why.
Jun 3, 2013 9:28 AM
As teenagers enter the job market at the same time as many people over 60 are looking for work, the two will be duking it out for seasonal and part-time jobs. Here's a look at what each can do to give themselves the edge.