One-sentence career killers

The top five ways to kill your career in just one sentence [Infographic]

New research shows the most common ways people tank their own careers in an instant – and how to repair the most crucial blunders quickly.

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q2 2016

Canadian employer survey reveals hiring projections for spring of 2016

The most recent survey of Canadian employers reveals where the employment growth is expected to be – and which areas are lagging behind for the spring of 2016.

Deadly jobs

Infographic: The jobs most likely to lead you to an early grave (and how to fix them)

How likely is your job to make you fat, ruin your health, or kill you? It all depends on what you do for a living.

Well-paid creative team

Ten jobs with plenty of openings on Workopolis that pay double the Canadian average wage

Despite rising unemployment in a few sectors, competition for workers has been heating up in many high-paying occupations for the past few years. Here are ten that pay twice the national average wage.

Analysing the details of a resume

How to handle a gap in your resume

Having spent some time not working doesn’t make you any less talented, qualified, or valuable on the job market. So don’t let a gap in your resume hurt your career prospects.

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

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.

Young man reading resumes - with concern

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

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.

Confessions of a hiring manager

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

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.

Strange body language

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

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

Three reasons why employers never respond to your job applications

Three stupid (and easy-to-fix) reasons why your job applications get no response from employers

Here are some (easy-to-fix) job search communications blunders that can be preventing you from ever landing an interview.

Peter Harris