Industry News & Insights

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What people are really doing during conference calls

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 25, 2014 06:59 pm

Conference calls are a necessary evil. How people spend their time on the other end of the line might surprise you.

Category: Industry News & Insights
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The ten most revealing interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 19, 2014 05:56 pm

We asked hiring managers for their favourite interview questions, the ones they feel reveal the most about a candidate. Here are their responses.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Uncategorised
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The 10 hardest jobs for Canadian employers to fill in 2014

Peter Harris| August 19, 2014 01:21 pm

There are fewer unemployed people in Canada for every job opening right now, and employers are starting to complain that a shortage of workers is hurting their business. These are the most in-demand positions right now.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges

The exact resume keywords employers search for by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 12, 2014 07:08 pm

Our internal research shows the keywords employers use to find resumes by industry. Make sure your resume contains these words if you want to get noticed.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges
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The highest paying tech jobs, and how to get them

Simon Cohen| August 11, 2014 07:56 pm

You can earn a big salary working in technology. Here are five of the top paying gigs in Canada, complete with information about what you’ll need to land one of them

Category: Industry News & Insights, Uncategorised
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The most ludicrous lies told on resumes

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 11, 2014 03:26 pm

New survey reveals the lies candidates have told on resumes that employers just won’t forget. Don’t get caught telling one of these whoppers.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges, Uncategorised
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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 7, 2014 03:58 pm

We asked Canadians to describe their worse boss ever. Here are the descriptors they gave.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruiting and Managing
Medical professionals

The leadership skills you need to be successful

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 7, 2014 03:43 pm

Research shows leaders need different skills at different levels, but the core set remains the same. Do you possess these qualities?

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

Peter Harris| August 6, 2014 08:06 am

The majority of Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. So here are the areas of study most likely to land you a job in your field – and the highest starting salaries.

Category: Industry News & Insights
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I will bet you a hundred theoretical bucks that you make this grammar mistake all the time and don’t know it

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 5, 2014 08:57 pm

The same people who are always condescendingly correcting other people’s grammar mistakes often make this particular this mistake. You would want to know that, right?

Category: Industry News & Insights