Industry News & Insights

Tattooed professional woman

Research: hiring managers reveal how tattoos affect a candidate’s chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 28, 2014 04:52 pm


We surveyed hiring managers on whether or not tattoos affect their hiring decisions. Here’s what you said. The responses might surprise you.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
Business man playing with toy car

High paying jobs for people who don’t want to grow up or work in an office

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 28, 2014 04:38 pm


If you don’t want to grow up and sit at a desk all day, here are some high-paying positions for you.



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The worst resume ever

The worst resume ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 28, 2014 04:20 pm


A staffing professional shared the two worst resumes he’s ever received and now we’re sharing them with you.



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Canada's top female entrepreneurs

Q&A: How two female Canadian CEOs turned small businesses into large ones

Angelina Irinici| Oct 27, 2014 03:24 pm


Rachel Mielke and Corrin Harper sat down with Workopolis to discuss what it takes to make it on the PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 list of women leaders in business.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Small Business,
Man and woman shaking hands

Things you need to know: how to shake hands

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 23, 2014 09:38 pm


It’s such a simple, everyday thing, and it can make or break your first impression. And yet so many people don’t know how to give a proper handshake.



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Woman sleeping during a meeting

How to be less tired all the time (so you can be better at your job)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 20, 2014 07:32 pm


Raise your hand if you’re exhausted all the time! Here is a list of advice for getting better sleep and being less tired during the day.



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Haunted

Canada’s 10 most haunted workplaces

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 17, 2014 06:37 pm


Happy Halloween! Let’s celebrate the month of October with the tales of Canada’s spookiest places to work.



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The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

Peter Harris| Oct 17, 2014 12:52 am


Ever wonder what people actually do for a living at reach rung up the economic ladder? Here’s a look at the most frequently held jobs of the rich and poor and the many who are somewhere in the middle. Hint: it pays to be the boss – or a doctor or a lawyer.



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Man being interviewed by the media

How to do PR for your company and actually get media coverage without annoying journalists

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 16, 2014 08:12 pm


Most organizations and their PR companies want to get media exposure but have no idea how to go about it, and make serious blunders in their attempts. Please read this and follow the advice. It will change everything.



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Woman talking to her therapis

The top jobs for growth and salary for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 30, 2014 03:12 pm


New research reveals where the job growth and salary increases will be over the next year. Are you in one of these positions?



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