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How to look for a job – without looking like you’re looking for a job

Peter Harris | January 11, 2016 1:48 pm

Looking for a new job while you’re currently employed can be tricky. Here are a few undercover job hunting techniques to try – and some common mistakes to avoid.


Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies

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The ten words you need to cut from your resume now

Peter Harris| January 11, 2016 10:48 am


Analysis of the millions of resumes in the Workopolis database reveals how Canadian job seekers are marketing themselves – and what you can do to stand out from the crowd.



Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
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What your employer knows that you don’t in salary negotiations

Colleen Clarke| January 8, 2016 12:45 pm


Your employer always walks into a salary negotiation with a lot more information than you have. Here’s what they know that you don’t, and how you can get the most value written into your new contract.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Salaries
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The four most commonly misspelled resume words

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 8, 2016 11:10 am


Here are the most common spelling mistakes that experts see in candidate resumes. Watch out for these in particular when proofreading yours.



Category: Resumes and Cover Letters
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Ten career paths that can make you a millionaire

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 8, 2016 7:15 am


So, you want to be a millionaire. Good plan. To get there, your strategic moves can be more important than earning the biggest paycheque. But a big paycheque sure doesn’t hurt. Here are ten jobs that can give you a head start towards striking it rich.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Survey: Out-of-date or incomplete social profiles hurt your chances of being hired

Peter Harris| January 6, 2016 10:50 am


A new survey of Canadian HR managers reveals the biggest social media mistakes that candidates make. Among the top is not being on social media at all.



Category: Job Search Strategies
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The hardest jobs for employers to fill in 2016

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 5, 2016 11:23 am


A new report lists the jobs employers will have the most difficulty filling this year. These are 10 sectors where there will be openings.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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The fastest growing occupations in Canada

Peter Harris| January 4, 2016 12:24 pm


Wondering where the opportunities are in 2016? Here are the occupations that are experiencing the greatest increases in demand for workers in Canada right now.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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The five basic job search dos and don’ts for getting hired in 2016

Peter Harris| January 4, 2016 10:38 am


If you’re just beginning your job search, and you’re looking for some pointers to get started, here are the very basics for successfully landing a job.



Category: Job Search Strategies
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Four Saskatchewan cities are among the top communities in Canada to start and grow a business

Workopolis| January 4, 2016 9:50 am


According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), Saskatchewan has four communities ranked among the country’s best for starting a business.



Category: Small Business