Industry News & Insights

The most in-demand jobs of 2014

Year in review: Canada’s most in-demand jobs of 2014 – and the fastest declining occupations

Peter Harris| December 3, 2014 10:44 am


We’ve crunched a year’s worth of job posting data to determine what jobs are in demand right now, where the hiring is heating up, and which vocations are seeing fewer opportunities open up.



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Worst interview ever: tales of hiring managers behaving badly

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 28, 2014 04:49 pm


We’ve talked a lot about terrible job interviews from the hiring manager’s point of view. This time
we asked how interviewers have blown their chances with the candidate. Here are their stories of the worst interviews ever.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Uncategorised
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The 10 coolest offices in Canada

Workopolis| November 26, 2014 06:15 pm


A movie theatre!? What? Glassdoor has ranked the 10 coolest office spaces in Canada. Bright spaces with lots of natural light dominate the list, but there are other perks too. Check them out.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Uncategorised
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13 things only Canadians understand about the job search

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 26, 2014 03:38 pm


While every job seeker’s experience is unique, like a snowflake, some things are also specific to the Canadian job search experience. We can all relate to these.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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10 jobs that can pay from over $60,000 to over $100,000 without a degree

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 26, 2014 03:15 pm


Not a university grad? You can still make six figures. Here are ten great jobs you can get without a bachelor’s degree.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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What your employees really want for Christmas

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 25, 2014 10:01 pm


Back away from the Tim Horton’s gift card and the mug with your company logo on it. Here’s what your employees really want for the holidays.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Infographic: The most common profile picture mistakes

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 17, 2014 07:59 pm


Your profile picture on professional social media can make or break the first impression you make on an employer. Make sure you don’t make any of these common mistakes.



Category: Industry News & Insights
International index of ignorance

New international poll reveals the ‘most ignorant’ countries

Peter Harris| November 17, 2014 07:16 pm


An international survey of public perceptions reveals how much Canadians know about the basic make-up of our population and the scale of some key social issues. Here’s what most of us get wrong and how we compare to other countries.



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How to be less tired all the time (so you can be better at your job)

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 17, 2014 06:00 pm


Raise your hand if you’re exhausted all the time! Here is a list of advice for getting better sleep and being less tired during the day.



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Former head of FBI's behavioral analysis program reveals technique for building instant rapport with anyone

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 5, 2014 05:03 pm


A former head of the FBI’s behavioral analysis program shares his number one trick for being more likable.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management