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Four reasons to go friend your boss on Facebook right now

Elizabeth Bromstein | December 8, 2015 2:35 pm

There is actually no good reason why you should not be social media or real life friends with your boss if you want to be, and a few reasons why it’s actually better than not being friends with your boss.


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Canada’s hiring outlook for 2016: Where the jobs will (and won’t) be created

Peter Harris| December 8, 2015 11:28 am


New employer survey offers a look ahead at where the employment growth is expected to be – and which areas are lagging behind for the outset of 2016.



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12 things only Canadians understand about the job search

Workopolis| December 7, 2015 9:02 pm


While every job seeker’s experience is unique, like a snowflake, some things are also specific to the Canadian job search experience. We can all relate to these.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
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14 Canadians who were fired for social media posts

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 7, 2015 4:15 pm


Sometimes we need a reminder that what you post on social media can cost you dearly, and even get you fired from your job. Here are 14 Canadians who learned that the hard way.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Uncategorised
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The hottest jobs for 2016 – with and without a degree

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 3, 2015 3:08 pm


A new report lists the hottest jobs for 2016, meaning these occupations are in demand and projected to see growth in the coming year. Thinking of a career change?



Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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Winter kiteboarding in Saskatchewan

Workopolis| December 3, 2015 2:00 pm


It’s kind of like falling up instead of down. One minute you’re snowboarding through a wintry wheat field and the next you’re being propelled into the sky by a kite.



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Ten questions you are sure to be asked in every job interview (and how to answer them)

Peter Harris| December 2, 2015 3:02 pm


Wouldn’t it be a whole lot easier to ace your next job interview if you knew what the employer was going to ask you in advance? We thought so too. So here is your cheat sheet for the questions that always come up.



Category: Job interviews
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The only job interview question that really matters

Peter Harris| December 1, 2015 2:20 pm


There’s one question in every job interview that you cannot say ‘no’ to. It’s the one that lands you the job.



Category: Job interviews
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What you can learn about work from stock photos

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 1, 2015 2:17 pm


We spend a lot of time looking at stock photos around here and have come to the conclusion that the average stock photographer has never actually worked at a real job – ever.



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Eight communication strategies for getting your way

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 1, 2015 12:40 pm


Are you having trouble with a control freak or mule who refuses to see reason on a particular issue? Don’t despair. There are effective communication tactics that will help lead people to see things your way.



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