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Jobs that pay double the national average

Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris| May 22, 2015 03:57 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.



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10 people to ditch before they drag you down

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 15, 2015 07:30 pm


Success means different things to different people, but whatever your end goal, the people with whom you choose to surround yourself will have a big impact on whether or not you achieve it. Here are 10 people you should consider cutting out of your life.



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14 Canadians who were fired for social media posts

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 15, 2015 04:15 pm


Sometimes we need a reminder that what you post on social media can cost you dearly, and even get you fired from your job. Here are 14 Canadians who learned that the hard way.



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Why the FHRITP guy doesn’t deserve to be fired

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 13, 2015 04:52 pm


Hydro One employee Shawn Simoes was very publicly canned from his job after a viral video showed him acting like a dirtbag to a City TV News reporter. Was that justice?



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
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The best and worst-paying university majors

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 7, 2015 08:48 pm


If you want to make the big bucks get a degree in engineering. This is according to a new report from The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, which lists the best and worst paying university majors.



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Nine out of ten Canadian companies are sitting ducks for tech disruption

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 1, 2015 05:15 pm


“The internet? Pffft. That thing will never take off.” Did we learn nothing from the music and newspaper industries? They were essentially shattered because of their staunch refusal to read the proverbial writing on the wall.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The best places to work in Canada for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 27, 2015 07:59 pm


A new report lists the top 100 places to work in Canada, according to a survey of employees. These are the greatest employers.



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Microsoft is most attractive employer brand in the world

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 24, 2015 08:31 pm


Microsoft has won the Randstad Award 2015 and been named the most attractive global employer brand. What do they have that other companies don’t have?



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12 surprisingly high-paying part-time jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 22, 2015 05:29 pm


Who doesn’t need a little extra income? Even if you’re working full time, taking on a part-time job can help pay the bills. Here are 12 that pay surprisingly well.



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The personality types that earn the most and least money

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 21, 2015 02:47 pm


Does your Myers Briggs personality type predict how much money you will make? A new report claims ENTJs are raking in the most income out of all the available types.



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