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Things you need to know: how to shake hands

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 23, 2014 9:38 pm

It’s such a simple, everyday thing, and it can make or break your first impression. And yet so many people don’t know how to give a proper handshake.


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Why you should hire the unskilled, unemployed, uneducated candidate

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 18, 2014 8:11 pm


Employers routinely reject those who have been out of work, don’t have a degree, and who don’t meet all the skill requirements. Here’s why you shouldn’t do that.



Category: Hiring Advice,
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The exact resume keywords employers search for by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 7:08 pm


Our internal research shows the keywords employers use to find resumes by industry. Make sure your resume contains these words if you want to get noticed.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, 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.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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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.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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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?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

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.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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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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