Diverse group of young people contemplating career options

What can I do with my degree? The most common first jobs by field of study in Canada

Peter Harris | February 9, 2016 3:10 pm

Choosing what to study, or wondering where your degree can take you? Here is a look at the career paths most frequently embarked upon by Canadians according to their education.

Category: Latest News & Advice

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What employers are really looking for in your resume (it’s not what you think)

Peter Harris| February 9, 2016 6:40 am

New survey compares the opinions of candidates and employers about what is most important in a resume. It turns out that many candidates miss the mark on knowing what to highlight.

Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
Mid-career woman at a client meeting

Nine high paying jobs for career changers

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 8, 2016 10:19 am

So, you’re 45, and you’re thinking “What am I going to do with my life?” Here are some great options for midlife career changes.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
30 awesome words to use in your resume

30 powerful words to add to your resume now

Peter Harris| February 5, 2016 12:50 pm

To make your resume pop for employers, who’ll be reading many similar documents in a short time period, you need dynamic action and accomplishment words. Here are some great examples to use.

Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
Confessions of a hiring manager

Confessions from the hiring manager’s side of the desk: here’s what most candidates don’t know

Peter Harris| February 5, 2016 11:12 am

You see a job posting online. You write up your cover letter and prepare your resume and hit the Apply button. Here’s what happens next from the recruiter’s point of view.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Woman in boxing gym

Four questions to ask yourself before picking a battle

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 3, 2016 5:07 pm

Depending on your job and the type of person you are, you may find yourself picking any number of battles that might seem like really big deals at the time. But they all worth fighting?

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
Strange body language

Body language: The fine line between cool and confident vs. creepy and insane

Peter Harris| February 3, 2016 1:37 pm

Here are the essentials for mastering what first impressions your body language communicates, and some common blunders to avoid.

Category: Job interviews
The secret formula for finding your ideal job

The simple diagram that can lead you to your ideal job

Peter Harris| February 1, 2016 9:49 am

By sketching out just a few overlapping lines on a page you can quickly map out those available jobs that closely match with your interests and talents. The bull’s eye lands on your dream job.

Category: Career Dilemmas
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Study: Your Facebook profile picture can boost your chances of being interviewed by as much as 40%

Peter Harris| January 29, 2016 12:55 pm

New research shows that not only do employers look you up on Facebook, but their decision about whether or not to interview you can be directly influenced by your profile picture.

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