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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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Research: hiring managers reveal how tattoos affect a candidate’s chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 28, 2014 4:52 pm


We surveyed hiring managers on whether or not tattoos affect their hiring decisions. Here’s what you said. The responses might surprise you.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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High paying jobs for people who don’t want to grow up or work in an office

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 28, 2014 4:38 pm


If you don’t want to grow up and sit at a desk all day, here are some high-paying positions for you.



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The worst resume ever

The worst resume ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 28, 2014 4:20 pm


A staffing professional shared the two worst resumes he’s ever received and now we’re sharing them with you.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
Canada's top female entrepreneurs

Q&A: How two female Canadian CEOs turned small businesses into large ones

Angelina Irinici| Oct 27, 2014 3:24 pm


Rachel Mielke and Corrin Harper sat down with Workopolis to discuss what it takes to make it on the PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 list of women leaders in business.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Small Business,
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Recruiters share their true job interview horror stories

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 26, 2014 9:15 am


We’ve all experienced the terror of the job interview. The sweaty palms, the pounding heart, the paralyzing fear! But have you stopped to think about what it’s like from the other side of the desk? Recruiters share their candidate horror stories.



Category: Human Resources,
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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.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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How to be less tired all the time (so you can be better at your job)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 20, 2014 7:32 pm


Raise your hand if you’re exhausted all the time! Here is a list of advice for getting better sleep and being less tired during the day.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
Haunted

Canada’s 10 most haunted workplaces

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 17, 2014 6:37 pm


Happy Halloween! Let’s celebrate the month of October with the tales of Canada’s spookiest places to work.



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