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Five things to watch for in a job posting (that many candidates miss)

Peter Harris | November 11, 2015 1:18 pm

There is valuable information hidden in job descriptions that many candidates fail to notice. Here’s what you can look for to give your application a significant advantage over the competition.


Category: Job Search Strategies

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Stop trying to make me have fun

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 10, 2015 2:27 pm


An employees willingness or unwillingness to have fun shouldn’t affect their chances of advancement or management’s opinion of their performance.



Category: Life At Work
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Why your job applications aren’t leading to interviews (no, it isn’t luck)

Peter Harris| November 10, 2015 6:07 am


Analysis of employer behaviour online reveals how to increase your odds of being hired. Here’s what most applications get wrong and what you can do to boost your chances for success.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters
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New report ranks world’s most creative countries. How does Canada score?

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 9, 2015 4:33 pm


Report ranks 139 countries in order of most to least creative. Canada doesn’t come in first. But we do get a consolation prize.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Canada’s best jobs of 2015 (how much they pay and how to get them)

Peter Harris| November 6, 2015 4:57 pm


Here is a look back at the country’s best jobs of this year, what their salaries are, and links to available opportunities that are actively hiring right now.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Five tips for creating your own job

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 6, 2015 3:28 pm


If you’re having trouble finding a job that fits your skills and experience – whether that experience is virtually none or senior management level – maybe it’s time to consider creating your own job. It’s not as hard or as crazy as it might seem at first.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Why nobody calls you back and what you can try to do about it

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 6, 2015 2:16 pm


Hiring managers are rude and often don’t bother to let you know whether you got the job or not. Here are a few ways to lessen the chance of that happening.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies
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More Canadians working than ever before – but some ominous signs on the horizon

Peter Harris| November 6, 2015 12:16 pm


The Canadian economy added a robust 44,000 jobs in October. However, the devil is in the details. Here’s where the jobs are and what is projected for the coming months.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Ten jobs that let you travel while making money

Peter Harris| November 5, 2015 5:07 pm


If you are one of those who crave the constant change of scenery and dislike being cooped up in the same setting day after day, here are some adventurous career options to consider.



Category: Career profiles, Latest News & Advice
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Here is what your next employer is going to be looking for

Peter Harris| November 3, 2015 11:54 am


This is what Canadian employer interviews and analysis of trends in online job posting reveal will be the keys to getting hired in 2016.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice