Why married men earn a lot more than everybody else

Economic research has found that married men earn more money than single guys and either single or married women. It turns out that single or married women and single men all earn statistically similar wages. It’s just married men that are the outliers, earning considerably more. So, does this mean that if you’re a single…

Report: How much a Master’s degree boosts your salary by field of study

Graduating with a Master’s degree can boost your pay by an average of 40% – 47% in Canada. Those are the findings of a new study released this morning by Statistics Canada. To determine those numbers, Stats Can followed the careers of over one million students who achieved graduate degrees over a half-decade period. Their…

How to answer “what are your salary expectations?”

One of the most common job search conundrums is how to answer the “what are your salary expectations?” question. This question might come up at any time. For example, when submitting your application, if the employer has given instructions to, say, “submit your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to (email address).” Or it might…

Report: Higher salaries are coming for Canadians

Here’s some good news for Canadian workers, your paycheques are going up. The period of low unemployment that Canada has been experiencing over the past year or so is starting to pay off in terms of salaries, as companies struggle to recruit the staff they need. In the latest Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada reported…