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Some big-time job interview mistakes practically go without saying: inappropriate outfits, showing up late, taking a cell phone call, and using foul language. If you are guilty of any of these, you deserve the rejection you will surely get. But there are other errors, more subtle, which you could be making without realizing it. Even… Read more »

Everybody who cares about creating a successful career has the same question: “What do I need to do to stand out?” It’s an excellent question and one you should be asking. Getting ahead does not happen by blending into the crowd or following them where they lead you. It’s about setting yourself apart and charting… Read more »

Trying to find a job can feel very rules-driven: Resumes and cover letter should follow particular formats and include certain data. Also, interviewers want good-sounding answers for conventional interview questions. With all this structure, people looking for work can quickly fall into the trap of becoming stiff and mechanical. While parts of an application ought… Read more »

First impressions are a major part of any relationship, including professional relationships. A first encounter, which may last no longer than a just few seconds, sets the tone and a bad one can be very difficult to get over. For job seekers, a first impression can make or break your chances of getting the job… Read more »

If you have been searching for a job for many months, and have sat through what feels like countless interviews, you might have lost your zeal for the whole process. That’s understandable, but if it’s affecting the way you approach each new interview, you probably won’t be getting a job offer anytime soon. While too… Read more »

Like most managers, you probably find hiring entry-level workers to be a frustrating process. For one thing, you’ll likely have to sift through a lot more applications and resumes than you would for positions that require more skills and training. And for another, you won’t have much to go on since entry-level applicants don’t have… Read more »

In today’s job market, skilled trades are more valuable and in-demand than ever. Skilled trades often provide workers with stable and rewarding employment for the entirety of their careers. Learn more about why you should consider a job in a skilled trade. What is a skilled trade? A skilled trade is a hands-on job where… Read more »

You’ve received that much-anticipated call: the invitation to a job interview. It’s not an offer, but at least you’ve been given the opportunity to state your case for that open position. You’re ecstatic – and rightfully so. But now you’re in the company’s lobby on the day of the interview, and those good feelings have… Read more »

According to a survey published a few years ago in Canadian Living, Toronto is among the happiest cities in Canada. That may be true, but does that mean you are happy at your job? Not necessarily. People throughout the area — some unhappy at work, others fairly content — are contemplating changing jobs for any… Read more »

You’ve been at your job a while now. Although your boss treats you fine, you’re not connected with your co-workers and you’re feeling stale. You’re not exactly miserable, but you can’t shake the nagging feeling that you need a change of scenery. Sometimes it’s perfectly clear that you need to move on; other times, it’s… Read more »