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Who is minding the gap?

New data show the split in annual earnings between men and women persists in Canada, Tavia Grant reports. If the trend isn’t addressed, long-term drawbacks for our economy will be unavoidable. Click here and keep reading.

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Improve Your Business Writing With These 12 Tools

Whether you like it or not, writing is part of your everyday life once you’re in the business world. Even if all you ever write is e-mail, the ability to effectively communicate via the written word is essential. Unfortunately, not everyone has Shakespearian writing skills and even those who do likely need to adjust those

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A woman who has reviewed more than 40,000 résumés outlines the 8 most annoying mistakes she sees

In a competitive job market, résumé errors might be the difference from snagging your dream job and having your résumé thrown in the garbage. Here are Tina Nicolai’s picks for the most annoying mistakes you can make on a résumé.

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3 Subtle Ways to Ask for a Job That Are Better Than “Please Hire Me!”

When looking for job opportunities, focusing on what you’re seeking to gain can frame you as needy (and a little boring), instead of as the curious, caring, and resourceful person you are. If your goal is to create job opportunities for yourself, try one of these lines. They’ll set you up to go after your

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How to explain your strengths and weaknesses in a job interview

When a hiring manager ask you what are your strengths and weaknesses. What do you think they are trying to find out? Watch this video and discover the answer to this question.

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