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Don’t make the same mistake that many candidates do during their interviews. When the hiring manager says, “Tell me about yourself,” they babble on and on in an attempt to cover every aspect of their lives, most of which have little bearing on whether they will be selected for the job. Instead, craft a story… Read more »

Anyone who has had to work under a toxic manager will tell you that it can take all the joy out of work days. These are the leaders whose departments have high turnover and low morale. Yes, they can increase productivity in the short-term, but the effect they have on long-term success can be devastating…. Read more »

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 »

Everyone has had one of “those days.” You know the kind they mean: It started when you forgot to place your coffee cup in the Keurig machine, and your morning coffee ended up on the counter and eventually on the kitchen floor. This caused you to be late for the bus, train, or carpool ride,… Read more »

If you’re hoping to find a job as an auto assembler, you’re in luck. You live in the right place because Ontario produces more vehicles than any other area in North America. As a matter of fact, the province produced 15% of all of North America’s light vehicles over the past five years. But even… Read more »

The job duties of general labourers can vary as much as the industries in which they are needed. In the construction trade, it could mean cleaning and preparing a job site, unloading materials, setting up scaffolding, driving a forklift, or using any number of tools or pieces of equipment. They work in all kinds of… Read more »

If you’ve been working hard at your job but aren’t getting the recognition you think you deserve, that can be very frustrating. If you feel you’re worth more than you’re getting, it’s important to get the right people to agree with you. Remember, working hard is an essential factor in being promoted, but it’s not… 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 »

Great news! You’ve been invited to a face-to-face job interview! You’re understandably excited about meeting and making a favorable impression on the interviewer. You know you have the skills and experience they are looking for, and you’re confident that you can convince the hiring manager that you’re a perfect fit for the job. You may… Read more »

Do you want to have a safe 2018 at work? Silly question! Of course, you do! Your loved ones depend on you for your paycheck and for all those activities that go along with being part of a family — amusement parks and Blue Jays games in the summer, ice skating and Maple Leafs games… Read more »