Jobs that pay double the national average

Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris | May 22, 2015 3:57 pm

We all know that doctors, lawyers and dentists tend to be well compensated, and that the CEO makes more money than everybody else. But what if you’re not one of those guys? Here are some high-paying gigs for the rest of us.


Category: Industry News & Insights, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice

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Elizabeth Bromstein| January 21, 2014 4:56 pm


Has your team become unruly lately? If you’re having trouble getting your staff to do what you need them to do, it could be that they don’t respect your position on the chain of command. Here are some common reasons why.



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Peter Harris| January 21, 2014 9:33 am


It turns out that a lot of us are still using terrible passwords for our online accounts, and that makes our information vulnerable to attacks. If your password is one of these, change it now.



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Christina Bruce| January 14, 2014 9:15 am


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Melissa Allen| January 13, 2014 8:11 pm


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Peter Harris| January 10, 2014 10:02 am


The overall national unemployment rate unexpectedly climbed back up to 7.2% in December as this country shed nearly 46,000 jobs. Here’s where the bulk of the losses were, and what we expect to see moving forward.



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Latest Canadian job numbers

Surprising job losses in December cause spike in Canada's unemployment rate

Peter Harris| January 10, 2014 10:02 am


The overall national unemployment rate unexpectedly climbed back up to 7.2% in December as this country shed nearly 46,000 jobs. Here’s where the bulk of the losses were, and what we expect to see moving forward.



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Karen Geier| December 17, 2013 10:24 am


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