11 items to always have on hand when networking

Networking is the most important element of a successful career and job search. You have to meet people to get ahead in this world. The more people who know and like you, the better. You don’t just network at so-called “networking events.” Your whole life is actually a networking event. You never know who you…

Les emplois voués à disparaître prochainement

Le métier que vous exercez est-il en voie de disparaître? Jetez un coup d’œil à la liste suivante pour le savoir. Peu de professions survivent à l’épreuve du temps. Certaines ont une durée de vie plus longue, car nous aurons probablement toujours besoin de médecins, d’avocats et d’enseignants. Mais même celles-ci pourraient un jour suivre…

The fastest disappearing jobs

Are you in a dying profession? Take a look and find out. Few professions will be around forever. Some have a longer lifespan, as we’re likely to always need doctors, lawyers, and teachers. But even those may one day go the way of the lamplighter. Surgeries are already being performed remotely, so it’s not an…

Des Canadiennes ont perdu des milliers de dollars à cause d’une escroquerie

Les arnaques liées à l’emploi continuent de circuler et coûtent des milliers de dollars aux Canadiens. Faites preuve de prudence, je vous en prie. CBC/Radio-Canada rapporte qu’une femme de 23 ans a récemment été victime d’une fraude de 3 820 $ lorsqu’elle est tombée dans le piège d’un arnaqueur. L’ARNAQUEUR LUI A ENVOYÉ UN CHÈQUE…

Basic manners that today’s job candidates lack

When speaking with people who do a lot of hiring, something I hear a lot is that people don’t have basic good manners these days. And not just young people. Everyone is rude. All you have to do is take the TTC in Toronto to see this is true. People shoving their way onto the…

Nine strategies to combat ageism on the job market

Age discrimination is a huge problem on the job market. Research consistently suggests that after 40, and sometimes even in your late thirties, your chances of getting hired start to diminish. This is despite that fact that workers older than 65 make up the fastest-growing segment of the North American workforce, and the number of…

What to do when the boss hates you

Do you suspect that your boss hates you? Do they give you a hard time, micromanage, treat you rudely, and never seem happy with anything you do? Maybe it’s nothing. Or maybe they’re out to get you and you’re about to lose your job. Here’s what to do about it. Don’t take it personally First…

7 dumb things you’re doing that make you less hireable

Have you ever noticed that some people seem to get every job and promotion they go after while others can send out 150 resumes and not get one single interview? What do those first people have that the others don’t? Skills and qualifications, maybe. But they are also probably socially savvy and engaged with the…

Canadian women lose thousands to job scam

Job scams continue to circulate and cost Canadians thousands of dollars. Please be careful. The CBC is reporting that a 23-year-old woman was recently defrauded out of $3,820 when she fell for a job scam. Sent a cheque and told her to deposit it Angelik Mangone-Trepanier believed that she was being hired as an assessment…

The industries most likely to show up to work hungover

Would you go to work with a raging hangover? Many people would. And if you’re in the legal industry, you more likely than others to do so. This is according to a study by Delphi Health Group, which surveyed over 1,000 full-time employees about working while hungover. Hangovers are the worst Apparently, nobody knows exactly…