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The ten most revealing interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein | Aug 19, 2014 5:56 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 worst social media mistakes businesses make

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 7, 2014 5:31 pm

A lot of people assume social media for business is easy. They assume wrong. Here are the top mistakes businesses make on social media. Are you doing it right?

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business,
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Employment Update: What’s trending in Canadian hiring in April 2014

Peter Harris| Apr 4, 2014 11:14 am

Job creation in Canada trounced expectations in March, showing the largest employment gains in seven months. Online job postings also continue to point upwards. Here’s where the job growth is now – and a look at what is coming next.

Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Why apologize even when you’re not sorry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 3, 2014 6:48 pm

An apology can disarm your opponent and give you the upper hand. But it has to be delivered in the right way. Learn how and why you should apologize.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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15 companies with amazing employee perks

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 2, 2014 3:43 pm

Companies are offering some incredible perks to lure the best and brightest. They come for the massages and free food, they stay for the latte art and African dance classes.

Category: Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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Being a fair boss can make you sick

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 1, 2014 3:11 pm

New research finds that making fair decisions is stressful and can put bosses at risk for mental and physical illness. How can you be a good boss and counteract these risks?

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,

Woman creates awesome Lego-like self to go with resume

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 31, 2014 4:34 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,
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How to be an amazing boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 27, 2014 2:06 pm

It’s not easy being in charge of a team. Follow these tips and be the best boss they ever had.

Category: Management,
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Trust your gut to make good business and hiring decisions?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 26, 2014 8:34 pm

New research suggests intuition can help you spot a liar. Can it also be useful in deciding who to hire and making other business decisions?

Category: Hiring Advice, Management,