Montage of bad profile pictures

Infographic: The most common profile picture mistakes

Elizabeth Bromstein | Nov 17, 2014 7:59 pm

Your profile picture on professional social media can make or break the first impression you make on an employer. Make sure you don’t make any of these common mistakes.


Category: Industry News & Insights,

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13 stories of candidates spectacularly tanking their job interviews

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 14, 2014 8:48 pm


We asked hiring managers to share stories of the worst things candidates have ever done in job interviews. Anyone who has been on either side of the desk can rejoice if they’ve never been in any of these situations.



Category: Recruitment Challenges,
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Hiring managers share their tips & tricks for spotting the perfect candidate

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 10, 2014 6:31 pm


There will never be one magic way to spot the perfect hire, but maybe one of these tricks or tips shared by hiring managers will make it easier.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources,
Astrology wheel

Do Virgos make bad hires?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 1, 2014 3:09 pm


In China, employers reportedly are making hiring decisions based on astrological signs. And Virgos get the short end of the stick.



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
Woman talking to her therapis

The top jobs for growth and salary for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 30, 2014 3:12 pm


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



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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The quality you should be looking for in new hires but aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 25, 2014 5:02 pm


New research shows what “soft skills” employers value most in new hires. One that’s at the bottom of the list should be moved up.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Bike and cars

The worst way to get to work (plus the Canadian cities with the longest commutes)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 17, 2014 7:58 pm


Your physical and mental health is affected by the mode of transportation you use to get to work in the morning, Find out which method is the worst.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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,
Canadian road with a moose crossing sign

Infographic: The places where Canadians are making the most money, by province

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 15, 2014 3:15 pm


Wondering where Canadians are making the most money? We’ve created a map showing the median family income, and the city with the highest income in each province.



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