Keeping calm during the interview may cost you the job

People who act all cool as a cucumber in the job interview might be hurting their chances, according to a new study – at least in North America. The study was conducted by Jeanne Tsai and Lucy Zhang Bencharit at Stanford, and researchers from the City University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong…

5 things not to reveal to an employer before you land the job

It’s cool if you want to live your life like an open book. But there are some things you should not reveal during the job search because they might have a negative impact on a company’s decision to hire you. Here are five of them. Your address. This is not so obvious. Why not, right?…

Where the money is: how much we’re earning by region across Canada

The new Wages By Occupation report, 2017 has been released by Statistics Canada. The report lists how much we are earning across the True North Strong and Free, by occupation and location. The data are drawn from the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS), which provides wage information by occupation and economic region on an…

Imposter Syndrome is a real thing. How to stop it from stopping you

Are you a relatively successful professional adult who is terrified you’re about to get exposed for the fraud you are? Do you think the phone is going to ring one day, and a strange voice is going to say “I’m calling to tell you that everyone knows you’re a big fake, and you’re fired and…

Canada’s most dangerous jobs

Which occupation is the most likely to get you killed on the job – and what are the most common causes of death at work? We decided to take a look at the available data on the country’s most dangerous occupations. It may seem as though firefighters who run into burning buildings or the police…

Ranked: The 10 best (and the 10 worst) jobs to have in 2018

There is a new contender for the worst job in the world this year. Last year’s lowest-ranked job – print journalist – has been knocked out of the bottom position by taxi driver. The career path ranking specialists at CareerCast.com have just put out their annual report rating jobs from best to worst. The criteria…