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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
Surprised by the results

Canada’s highest (and lowest) paying jobs of 2015

Peter Harris| December 16, 2015 1:27 pm


As many people start formulating their New Year’s resolutions and goals for 2016, we thought that it was a good time to look back at some of the country’s most (and least) lucrative jobs.



Category: Salaries
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Canada’s most wanted jobs of 2015 (and those that employers had the hardest time filling)

Peter Harris| December 14, 2015 5:26 pm


The team at Workopolis compared the number of applications per job posting for millions of job titles to determine the most and least popular jobs this year.



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Not getting hired? Study says maybe you’re just too darned attractive

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 11, 2015 1:46 pm


Good looking men and woman may have a harder time getting hired in certain situations. Maybe that’s your problem!



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