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.

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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.

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Survey: Out-of-date or incomplete social profiles hurt your chances of being hired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.

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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.

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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
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Career trends: The essential skills you’ll need for the jobs of the next five years

Peter Harris| December 30, 2015 2:59 pm

Here’s a preview of what the job market will look like through the next half decade or so. This is where the jobs are going to be tomorrow – and how you can prepare for them today.

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10 ways to make people immediately think you’re awesome

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 21, 2015 8:41 am

Being likeable is key to pretty much everything in life, from accessing the hidden job market to climbing the ladder, to getting a raise.

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Study reveals the top 10 job interview mistakes according to employers

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 16, 2015 4:38 pm

A new study confirms what we’ve been telling you all along – candidates who fail to research the company before the interview is a hiring manager’s pet peeve.

Category: Job interviews