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Woman creates awesome Lego-like self to go with resume

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 31, 2014 04:34 pm


This aspiring account service intern’s Lego-inspired self promotion should be an inspiration for all job candidates. Wouldn’t you love it if all job candidates were this innovative and driven?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Two women talking in an office

How to read people

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 11:16 am


If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
The #BanBossy movement encourages young girls to become leaders

Bossy or just assertive?

Melissa Allen| Mar 14, 2014 09:06 pm


Are you bossy or just assertive? Well that depends on whether you’re a girl or a boy…and Sheryl Sandberg’s #BanBossy movement aims to change that.



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Manpower Employment Outlook - Q2 2014

Canadian hiring for the spring – Where the jobs will and won’t be created

Peter Harris| Mar 11, 2014 09:35 am


A new survey of the hiring intentions of Canadian employers across the country reveals which regions and industries are expecting growth – and where the hiring is slowing down.



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Meditating business men

Do this to have a smarter, more productive workplace

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 7, 2014 08:17 pm


The one thing has been proven in studies to improve decision making and increase productivity.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Employment in Canada hols steady

Canadian job market: The top trends in job creation and hiring for spring 2014

Peter Harris| Mar 7, 2014 10:05 am


Job creation in Canada remained relatively flat last month, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 7.0%. With that in mind, the team takes a look at some key trends in hiring, to see where most of the new opportunities are.



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Woman sitting at a desk and stretching

Sedentary careers are deadly

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2014 07:23 pm


If you’re sitting for several hours a day, you are putting your health and life at risk. How can we combat all that sedentary time in our day-to-day work lives?



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Hiring in hospitality

What you need to know about hiring in hospitality this year

Melissa Allen| Feb 21, 2014 10:28 pm


By 2015, Canadian Hospitality predicts that Canada will need an additional 300,000 hospitality workers. Here are three quick tips to help you hire better in hospitality.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges, Small Business,
Confessions of a hiring manager

Confessions from the hiring manager’s side of the desk: here’s what most candidates don’t know

Peter Harris| Feb 8, 2014 12:12 pm


You see a job posting online. You write up your cover letter and prepare your resume and hit the Apply button. Here’s what happens next from the recruiter’s point of view.



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Canada kicks off 2014 with solid gains in employment

Canada kicks off 2014 with solid gains in employment

Peter Harris| Feb 7, 2014 04:19 pm


The Canadian economy recovered from December’s surprising job losses with increased employment in January. Here’s a look at the industries seeing the most significant growth right now.



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