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10 jobs that let you retire early

Melissa Allen| Jul 10, 2014 07:34 pm


Believe it or not, you don’t need to win the lottery or inherit millions to retire early. Here are ten everyday jobs that will put you on the path to early retirement.



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Surprising number of men would leave their girlfriends for a better job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 9, 2014 08:32 pm


How willing would you be to leave your boyfriend/girlfriend, spouse, pets, or parents for a better job? Apparently almost half of boyfriends would leave their girlfriends.



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The real cost of a bad hire, and how to avoid making one

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 7, 2014 07:00 pm


Here’s what hiring the wrong person winds up costing your organization. Avoid making this mistake.



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Top 2014 World Cup social media blunders so far

Melissa Allen| Jul 2, 2014 04:22 pm


Have you been following the 2014 World Cup action on social media? Read about the top World Cup Twitter blunders by corporate accounts to date…and one brand that got it right.



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Five words you should never use in reference to yourself

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 27, 2014 05:55 pm


There are far too many people out there labeling themselves authorities or adopting ridiculous titles. It’s time to put a stop to it.



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Are tattoos and piercings a human right?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 03:11 pm


Alberta woman wants workplace dress codes deemed “discrimination.” How do you feel about tattoos and piercings in the workplace?



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10 common phrases you’re getting wrong

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 03:05 pm


If you don’t think it’s a doggy dog world out there, you’ve got another thing coming. Let’s nip this in the butt for all intensive purposes. Does that jive with what you’re thinking?



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Nerds lose ground. New research says jocks do better later in life.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 20, 2014 10:13 am


New research says high school jocks do better at careers and exhibit more social behaviour later in life. Nerds weep.



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8 things employees wish they could say to the boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 13, 2014 07:17 pm


Everyone, from the intern to the CEO, has to watch their mouth around their superiors. Here are the top eight things employees would say to the boss if they could.



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The highest-paying jobs on the planet

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 12, 2014 04:15 pm


If you want to earn the big bucks, you better go into one of these professions. This infographic looks at the best-paying jobs in the world, and salaries by country, so we can see how Canada measures up.



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