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Canada’s best places to work for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein | Dec 11, 2014 3:13 pm

Google is North America’s best place to work, according to this year’s annual ranking by Glassdoor. The site ranks the greatest workplaces based on employee reviews. 50 of this year’s winners have offices in Canada. Does your office make the list?


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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 9, 2014 9:09 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. If you’re doing these things, cut it out. You’re not helping your brand.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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The 10 wealthiest Canadians (and where their money came from)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 8, 2014 9:34 pm


Canadian Business has released its annual list of the wealthiest Canadians. Are you on it? Probably not. Let’s take a look at the top 10 and where their money came from.



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Employees are leaving your company for the same reason they joined it in the first place

Peter Harris| Dec 8, 2014 6:00 pm


Canadians are making many more career moves in 2014. We’re changing jobs more often, working in more jobs and more sectors over our careers, and moving provinces for work with greater frequency. And it turns out that this is the necessary path to success: 88 per cent of the time, people need to change employers in order to advance their career.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Infographic: The staggering, increasing cost of the 12 Days of Christmas

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 5, 2014 5:05 pm


The price of the 12 Days of Christmas increases very year. To purchase every item in the list as many times as it is mentioned in the song would cost over $100K. We break it all down for you with a handy-dandy infographic.



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

Peter Harris| Dec 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| Nov 28, 2014 4:49 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,
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The 10 coolest offices in Canada

Workopolis| Nov 26, 2014 6:15 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.



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13 things only Canadians understand about the job search

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 26, 2014 3:38 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.



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