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    10 buzzwords Canadian job seekers are guilty of over-using

    Popular networking site LinkedIn has just released its annual list of buzzwords, terms that are overused without really telling the reader anything about you.

    Resume

    Popular networking site LinkedIn has just released its annual list of buzzwords, terms that are overused without really telling the reader anything about you.

  • Five trends job hunters should brush up on in 2016
    Five trends job hunters should brush up on in 2016

    As the digital environment shapes and reshapes the job search sphere, prospective candidates will have to keep pace – whether it be digging around for a little behind the scenes info on a company or brushing …

    Five trends job hunters should brush up on in 2016

    As the digital environment shapes and reshapes the job search sphere, prospective candidates will have to keep pace – whether it be digging around for a little behind the scenes info on a company or brushing up on your face-to-face interview skills. A recent poll by Glassdoor, a platform for employees to anonymously review …

  • A&W seeks Millennial entrepreneurs as the Internet generation struggle to find careers
    A&W seeks Millennial entrepreneurs as the Internet generation struggle to find careers

    Depending on whom you ask, Millennials are either the most innovative generation ever, or the laziest and most entitled generation ever.

    A&W seeks Millennial entrepreneurs as the Internet generation struggle to find careers

    Depending on whom you ask, Millennials are either the most innovative generation ever, or the laziest and most entitled generation ever.

  • Why January is the time to find a new job, and how to land that perfect position

    It’s often said that when searching for a new job, timing and preparation are everything. And when it comes to timing, the time is now.

    A woman past a "Now Hiring" sign as she leaves the Urban Outfitters store at Quincy Market in Boston

    It’s often said that when searching for a new job, timing and preparation are everything. And when it comes to timing, the time is now.

  • High U.S. job openings point to pick-up in wage growth

    By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job openings rose in November and employers appeared to have trouble finding qualified workers, a trend that could trigger a pick-up in wage growth this year. …

    Leaflets lie on a table at a booth at a military veterans' job fair in Carson

    By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job openings rose in November and employers appeared to have trouble finding qualified workers, a trend that could trigger a pick-up in wage growth this year. Job openings, a measure of labor demand, increased 82,000 to a seasonally adjusted 5.43 million, the Labor Department …

  • The Boss Doesn’t Want Your Résumé

    There is one thing the company doesn’t ask for: a résumé. In other cases, companies invite job candidates to perform a challenge—writing a software program, say—and bring the top performers in for interviews …

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    There is one thing the company doesn’t ask for: a résumé. In other cases, companies invite job candidates to perform a challenge—writing a software program, say—and bring the top performers in for interviews or, eventually, job offers. Kurt Mackey, Compose’s chief executive, realized his managers tended to pick hires …

  • 4 Ways to Perfect Your Resume in the New Year

    The start of the year is a time of renewed conviction to improve professionally, and many workers change jobs within the first several months of a new year. As you enter 2016, here are four things you …

    Citizen unemployment inches up to 3.1% in Q3

    The start of the year is a time of renewed conviction to improve professionally, and many workers change jobs within the first several months of a new year. As you enter 2016, here are four things you ...

  • 6 Casually Sexist Things to Stop Saying at Work

    Have you ever referred to a group of adult women at work as "girls?" Have you suggested to an employee that she soften her approach, so that she doesn't come across as pushy? "You probably won't come …

    Office workers

    Have you ever referred to a group of adult women at work as "girls?" Have you suggested to an employee that she soften her approach, so that she doesn't come across as pushy? "You probably won't come back to work after the baby is born." People rarely say this to men, but women about to go on maternity leave hear it regularly. …

  • Top CEOs paid nearly $9M last year, 184 times average worker salary

    The compensation of Canada's highest-paid CEOs dipped two per cent from 2013 to 2014, but each still raked in an average of $8.96 million, according to a new study.

    Top CEOs paid nearly $9M last year, 184 times average worker salary

    The compensation of Canada's highest-paid CEOs dipped two per cent from 2013 to 2014, but each still raked in an average of $8.96 million, according to a new study.

  • Presses under pressure: Advertisers expected to speed march to digital media

    More trouble is on the horizon for Canadian newspapers and magazines.

    Presses under pressure: Advertisers expected to speed march to digital media

    More trouble is on the horizon for Canadian newspapers and magazines.

  • Brothers behind Windsor's Riviera Pizza among youngest business owners in Canada

    In a city known for its high unemployment, two Windsor brothers became their own bosses when they opened their own pizzeria.

    Brothers behind Windsor's Riviera Pizza among youngest pizzeria owners in Canada

    In a city known for its high unemployment, two Windsor brothers became their own bosses when they opened their own pizzeria.

  • North Dakota 'man camps' battle pending ban in oil capital

    Providers of temporary housing for North Dakota's oilfield workers are fighting a plan by the state's energy capital to evict their "man camps," fearing it could set an example for others and add to the …

    File photo of a man camp for oil field workers outside Williston

    Providers of temporary housing for North Dakota's oilfield workers are fighting a plan by the state's energy capital to evict their "man camps," fearing it could set an example for others and add to the sector's woes caused by a global commodity slump.

  • Planning for tomorrow helps people leave work at work

    It can be difficult for employees to detach from incomplete work tasks, but having a plan for dealing with those tasks may help, a new study suggests.

    It can be difficult for employees to detach from incomplete work tasks, but having a plan for dealing with those tasks may help, a new study suggests.

  • Why layoffs hurt both companies and employees

    Getting that pink slip is never an enjoyable experience.

    Why layoffs hurt both companies and employees

    Getting that pink slip is never an enjoyable experience.

  • Canada sees large job gain in Oct as election gives lift

    Canada created the most jobs in five months in October, sending the unemployment rate down as employment in the public administration sector jumped on hiring related to last month's election. The economy …

    Overhead view of 2014 Spring National Job Fair and Training Expo in Toronto

    Canada created the most jobs in five months in October, sending the unemployment rate down as employment in the public administration sector jumped on hiring related to last month's election. The economy added 44,400 jobs last month, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday, handily topping forecasts for a gain of …

  • GM promises additional U.S. investment to secure 3,300 jobs

    By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co has promised the United Auto Workers union it will invest an additional $1.9 billion in its U.S. factories to secure 3,300 union jobs, and pay …

    The GM logo is seen at the General Motors Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Lansing,

    By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co has promised the United Auto Workers union it will invest an additional $1.9 billion in its U.S. factories to secure 3,300 union jobs, and pay higher wages and bonuses under a proposed four-year contract. GM will also pay bonuses of up to $8,000 to nearly 53,000 …

  • Amazon says creating more than 100,000 jobs for holiday season

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said it is creating 100,000 seasonal jobs across its network of fulfillment and sortation centers in the United States to meet increased customer demand during the holiday season. …

    Two freshly delivered Amazon boxes are seen on a counter in Golden, Colorado

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said it is creating 100,000 seasonal jobs across its network of fulfillment and sortation centers in the United States to meet increased customer demand during the holiday season. Amazon has hired more than 25,000 full-time employees since August to prepare for the 2015 holiday season, the company …

  • Windsor's Ground Effects to boost hiring, receives $760K grant from province

    A Windsor-based automotive parts company will be expanding its local operations as a result of a strategic grant of more than $760,000 it has received from the provincial government.

    Windsor's Ground Effects to boost hiring, receives $760K grant from province

    A Windsor-based automotive parts company will be expanding its local operations as a result of a strategic grant of more than $760,000 it has received from the provincial government.

  • Why Canadians aren’t likely to ever have a six hour work day

    The recent buzz around Sweden's new trial six-hour work day has some Canadians asking: could it ever work here?

    Why Canadians aren’t likely to ever have a six hour work day

    The recent buzz around Sweden's new trial six-hour work day has some Canadians asking: could it ever work here?

  • Oil and gas companies skip Alberta's largest career fair

    For the first time ever, not a single oil and gas company was hiring at the Alberta Employment and Career Fair, the largest such event in the province. Terry Kuhn went to the job fair Friday with hope …

    Oil and gas companies skip Alberta's largest career fair

    For the first time ever, not a single oil and gas company was hiring at the Alberta Employment and Career Fair, the largest such event in the province. Terry Kuhn went to the job fair Friday with hope it might give him the breakthrough he's been looking for to land a job. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers …