Canada gained 84,000 new jobs in October

The Canadian job market continued to recover last month, although the place of employment increases has slowed. The economy added 84,000 new jobs in October, according to the latest Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada. This is a far cry from the 378,000 jobs added in September. These job gains brought the national unemployment rate…

How to job hunt while on temporary layoff or furlough

Need to look for a job during COVID-19? Here are some tips on how to job hunt while on temporary layoff or furlough. Have you been temporarily laid off or furloughed during COVID-19? Or maybe you’ve had your hours cut and it’s becoming an untenable situation. If so, you might find yourself in the tricky…

This skillset will improve your chances of rebounding after job loss

Study finds you can increase your chances of rebounding after job loss if you possess this skillset. Fortunately, it’s a set you can learn. Millions of people have lost their jobs over the past seven months or so and the stress is taking its toll. Sometimes we all feel terrified and overwhelmed. But if you…

Should you include your address in your resume?

Should you include your address in your resume? Some people say yes but many more say no. Here’s why you should leave it out. When it comes to what to include and what not to include in your resume, there can sometimes be disagreement. And some people are unsure on whether they should include their…

6 things to do when you think you’re about to be fired

So you think you’re going to lose your job. It’s a scary feeling. Here are 6 things to do when you think you’re about to be fired. Is the boss treating you coldly? Are the winds of change blowing in a way that makes you feel super uncomfortable and like the axe is going to…

Eight high-paying creative jobs for 2021

Want a role that lets you make a living using your creative skills on the job? Good choice. New research from the placement experts at Robert Half suggests that there are some lucrative career options that will be in demand over the next year for people with a creative flair. And, despite the ongoing cloud…

What to do if you bomb a job interview

What to do if you bomb a job interview? First, take a breath, maybe it’s not as bad as you think. Or maybe it is. Not every job interview is going to go as planned. Sometimes you’re not going to be at your best. If you think you bombed one, what can you do? First…

Six of the most terrible jobs people have actually had

Think your job has some issues? Boring meetings, too many emails, mundane tasks that aren’t really fulfilling? Well, I can guarantee you that on your worst day, it’s still a dream job compared to some of the occupations real people have had to do in order to pay the bills over the years. Here’s a…