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    New report lists the skills you’ll need in 5 years

    Work is changing due to the rise in technological advances and the COVID pandemic. A new report lists the skills you’ll need in 5 years. Critical thinking and problem-solving top the list of skills employers will be looking for in the next five years. This is according to the third edition of the World Economic Forum’s […] More

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    What to do when someone steals credit for your work

    Many of us have had it happen; you work your butt off on a project only to see someone else claim all the glory. It’s not fair. Here’s what to do when someone steals credit for your work. Many of us have been in a situation in which someone else has taken credit for what […] More

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    This skillset improves 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 […] More

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    How not to destroy your career on Zoom

    Now that we’re all in virtual meetings all the time, the Zoom gaffe is something to worry about. Here’s how not to destroy your career on Zoom. Virtual meetings and interviews have become the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Zoom and Google Meet topping the list of popular platforms. In fact, these face-to-face online […] More

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    How to clean up your social media for the job search

    Most managers check you out online and that could cost you opportunities. Here’s how to clean up your social media to get the job. Your social media presence may be costing you job opportunities. You might want to do an audit and clean things up. This should go without saying but employers are checking out […] More

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    Job seeking while unemployed no longer the worst thing you can do

    Being unemployed once made you unemployable. Thanks to COVID-19, job seeking while unemployed is not the worst thing you can do anymore. If you’re looking for a job, don’t be afraid to tap your network and let people know you’re unemployed. It’s OK to do that now. Things have changed, for the time being at least. […] More

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    Get more qualified job applicants with these 5 tips

    A big complaint of hiring managers is that candidates don’t meet requirements. Use these tips to get more qualified job applicants. It’s hard to find good help these days. According to a 2019 survey, Canadian hiring managers said that nearly half of resumes they receive are from candidates who don’t meet job requirements. And 76% […] More

  • what to do if you bomb a job interview
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    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 […] More

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    The most in-demand soft skills in the world

    A new study looked at millions of job ads and found that the most in-demand soft skills include effective communication and leadership. A recent study has found the most in-demand soft skills and where they are most valued. Hard skills are, of course, important. But don’t underestimate the importance of soft skills. These skills will […] More

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    4 ways you’re ruining your career prospects

    If you want to improve your job search, stop doing these things. Here are 4 ways you’re ruining your career. We can all be our own worst enemies. We get in our own way, cause ourselves plenty of grief, and ruin our own careers. Fortunately, recognizing the behaviours that are holding us back is one […] More

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