Industry News & Insights

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Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris| Aug 26, 2014 08:57 am


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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5 questions to ask yourself before you send an email

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 07:22 pm


I bet email is piling up in your inbox as you read this. If we all asked ourselves these five questions before hitting “send” we would greatly reduce clutter and annoyance.



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What people are really doing during conference calls

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 06:59 pm


Conference calls are a necessary evil. How people spend their time on the other end of the line might surprise you.



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The ten most revealing interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 19, 2014 05:56 pm


We asked hiring managers for their favourite interview questions, the ones they feel reveal the most about a candidate. Here are their responses.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
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The 10 hardest jobs for Canadian employers to fill in 2014

Peter Harris| Aug 19, 2014 01:21 pm


There are fewer unemployed people in Canada for every job opening right now, and employers are starting to complain that a shortage of workers is hurting their business. These are the most in-demand positions right now.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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The exact resume keywords employers search for by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 07:08 pm


Our internal research shows the keywords employers use to find resumes by industry. Make sure your resume contains these words if you want to get noticed.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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The highest paying tech jobs, and how to get them

Simon Cohen| Aug 11, 2014 07:56 pm


You can earn a big salary working in technology. Here are five of the top paying gigs in Canada, complete with information about what you’ll need to land one of them



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The most ludicrous lies told on resumes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 11, 2014 03:26 pm


New survey reveals the lies candidates have told on resumes that employers just won’t forget. Don’t get caught telling one of these whoppers.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 03:58 pm


We asked Canadians to describe their worse boss ever. Here are the descriptors they gave.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The leadership skills you need to be successful

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 03:43 pm


Research shows leaders need different skills at different levels, but the core set remains the same. Do you possess these qualities?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,