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High-paying jobs that are in demand in Canada right now (with and without a university degree)

Peter Harris| February 19, 2015 06:33 pm


Here’s a look at some lucrative career paths that are in demand right now but that are often left out of conversations about top paying sectors.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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Canadian employers lower projected salary increases for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 17, 2015 08:17 pm


The Conference Board of Canada has just released a Mid-Year Pulse Check of its annual compensation planning outlook survey, and it turns out companies are scaling back their initial plans.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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See how your age, race, gender, & education impact your earnings in every Canadian province

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 10, 2015 06:51 pm


Ever wonder how your income measures up against others of your exact demographic? We made a calculator so you can see exactly that for every province in Canada.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Salaries, Uncategorised
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See how your age, race, gender, & education impact your earnings in every Canadian province

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 10, 2015 06:51 pm


Ever wonder how your income measures up against others of your exact demographic? We made a calculator so you can see exactly that for every province in Canada.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Salaries, Uncategorised
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How a single typo ruined a 124-year-old company

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 9, 2015 06:43 pm


If ever there was a story that demonstrates the value of proofreading, this is it. Here is the tale of how the accidental omission of a single letter – a typo – ruined a 124-year-old company and cost the UK government a potential $13 million.



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Canadian job seeker survey: what candidates are looking for in an employer

Peter Harris| January 30, 2015 07:56 pm


Many companies are beginning to re-examine their talent acquisition strategies as the competition for skilled workers heats back up.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges
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How to create the perfect social media post every time (infographic)

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 16, 2015 09:13 pm


Whether you’re a business, a job seeker, a marketer, or just someone with time to spend online, you want to make optimal use of whatever social media you’re marketing/wasting time on.



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16 ways to get more followers on social media

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 12, 2015 09:10 pm


Social media, like all media, is an essential part of any business plan. A lot of businesses get it wrong, however. Here’s how to do it right, and get more likes and followers.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Small Business
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Five qualities of great leaders

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 9, 2015 08:22 pm


Not everyone is a born leader. Fortunately, the traits that make a great manager can be developed and nurtured. Here are five qualities of great leaders.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Canada’s best places to work for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 11, 2014 03:13 pm


Google is North America’s best place to work, according to this year’s annual ranking by Glassdoor. The site ranks the greatest workplaces based on employee reviews. 50 of this year’s winners have offices in Canada. Does your office make the list?



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