Human resources professionals

HR survey uncovers why so many people aren’t getting hired

Peter Harris | Sep 15, 2014 3:29 pm

A new survey of HR professionals and candidates uncovers a significant disconnect between the two groups during the hiring process – and reveals what is keeping many people from getting jobs. Here’s where candidates fall short.


Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,

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The highest paying tech jobs, and how to get them

Simon Cohen| Aug 11, 2014 7:56 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 3:26 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.



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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 3:58 pm


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



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Medical professionals

The leadership skills you need to be successful

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 3:43 pm


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



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The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

Peter Harris| Aug 6, 2014 8:06 am


The majority of Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. So here are the areas of study most likely to land you a job in your field – and the highest starting salaries.



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Are you guilty of these worst breaches of workplace etiquette?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 5, 2014 8:57 pm


New research reveals what office employees hate the most when it comes to workplace behaviour. Don’t break these rules, or your career could suffer.



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The distinguishing physical factor that gives men a leg up

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 31, 2014 8:53 pm


Research shows men with wider faces are more dishonest and aggressive in negotiations, resulting in getting a bigger piece of the pie than skinnier-faced men.



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10 examples of instances in which you should keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 25, 2014 5:40 pm


Knowing when you to open your mouth and when to keep it shut is a valuable wisdom. We all sometimes don’t speak up when we should, and do speak when we shouldn’t. Successful people know the value of keeping quiet.



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