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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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Top 2014 World Cup social media blunders so far

Melissa Allen| Jul 2, 2014 4:22 pm


Have you been following the 2014 World Cup action on social media? Read about the top World Cup Twitter blunders by corporate accounts to date…and one brand that got it right.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Five words you should never use in reference to yourself

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 27, 2014 5:55 pm


There are far too many people out there labeling themselves authorities or adopting ridiculous titles. It’s time to put a stop to it.



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How to spot a narcissist

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 3:28 pm


Research shows that narcissists outperform those with more humility in job interviews. Hiring managers would do well to learn to spot one before hiring them.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources,
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Are tattoos and piercings a human right?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 3:11 pm


Alberta woman wants workplace dress codes deemed “discrimination.” How do you feel about tattoos and piercings in the workplace?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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10 common phrases you’re getting wrong

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 25, 2014 3:05 pm


If you don’t think it’s a doggy dog world out there, you’ve got another thing coming. Let’s nip this in the butt for all intensive purposes. Does that jive with what you’re thinking?



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The six most common lies candidates tell, and how to catch them

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 23, 2014 4:48 pm


Candidates lie, sometimes because they have to, to get the job. Here are the six most common lies job seekers tell and how to spot them.



Category: Hiring Advice, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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Nerds lose ground. New research says jocks do better later in life.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 20, 2014 10:13 am


New research says high school jocks do better at careers and exhibit more social behaviour later in life. Nerds weep.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights,
The economic cost of the World Cup

Intoxication, absenteeism, and hooliganism: Employers weigh-in on The World Cup

Kevin Makra| Jun 16, 2014 1:27 pm


When half of a nation’s workforce takes the day off, and one company receives 500 doctor’s notes on a single day, employers start to get suspicious that the World Cup is taking its toll on productivity. Here’s what happens during the soccer tournament.



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