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How much it costs to rent an apartment in Canadian cities

Elizabeth Bromstein | Feb 26, 2015 6:20 pm

If you’ve ever wondered how much apartment you can get in various cities in Canada on your salary, here’s a breakdown.

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Not sure what you’re looking for? Let candidates create their own job postings

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 11, 2015 9:14 pm

We’re always picking on you for inflating your required skills and qualifications in job postings. Here’s another option to the job posting.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
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See how your age, race, gender, & education impact your earnings in every Canadian province

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 10, 2015 6:51 pm

Ever wonder how your income measures up against others of your exact demographic? We made a calculator so you can see exactly that for every province in Canada.

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How a single typo ruined a 124-year-old company

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 9, 2015 6:43 pm

If ever there was a story that demonstrates the value of proofreading, this is it. Here is the tale of how the accidental omission of a single letter – a typo – ruined a 124-year-old company and cost the UK government a potential $13 million.

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Hiring for fit is dumb

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 5, 2015 9:18 pm

Company culture is a big part of any workplace experience. This is why there are so many advice articles out there about why you should hire for “fit.” But is this really the best idea?

Category: Hiring Advice,
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Canadian job seeker survey: what candidates are looking for in an employer

Peter Harris| Jan 30, 2015 7:56 pm

Many companies are beginning to re-examine their talent acquisition strategies as the competition for skilled workers heats back up.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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The three words you want applicants to say during the interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 26, 2015 7:28 pm

Plenty of career advice recommends that one never say this phrase in a job interview. But others say it’s exactly what you should be listening for.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources,
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How to write job ads that attract top candidates

Kevin Makra| Jan 22, 2015 9:13 pm

Hiring a new employee? Taking the time to write a well-crafted job posting and carefully choosing how and when to post it, can make all the difference. Here are six sure fire ways to perfect the job ad.

Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges, Small Business,
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How to create the perfect social media post every time (infographic)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 16, 2015 9:13 pm

Whether you’re a business, a job seeker, a marketer, or just someone with time to spend online, you want to make optimal use of whatever social media you’re marketing/wasting time on.

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