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Ontario First Province to Pass Pay Transparency Legislation

Changes will Advance Women’s Economic Empowerment and Build Fairer, Better Workplaces Ministry of Labour Ontario passed legislation today to increase transparency in hiring processes and give women more information when negotiating compensation that is equal to their male peers, making Ontario the first province in Canada to do so. Starting on January 1, 2019, Ontario ...

Want to discover (or re-discover) your sense of purpose at work? Here’s how

BY LEAH WEISS For us to make the greatest impact at our jobs — and also feel the greatest satisfaction — we need to tap into work’s deeper meaning, says Leah Weiss, a compassion expert and researcher. For humans, purpose can be a matter of life and death. As Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl wrote in Man’s ...

The perfect answers to 10 common job interview questions

By ABBY ROSKIND, Career Contessa REGARDLESS OF YOUR INDUSTRY, A JOB INTERVIEW FOLLOWS SOME PARTICULAR PATTERNS. TRUST US, SOME OF THE SAME, TIME-WORN INTERVIEW QUESTIONS WILL SHOW UP. We’re going to skip over the obvious job interview questions, such as “Why do you want this job?” or “What do you know about Company X?” Most ...

How to answer ‘What is your weakness?’ in a job interview

By DEBRA AUERBACH | April 10, 2018 LET’S BE HONEST–EVERYBODY HATES THIS QUESTION. BUT YOU CAN STILL ANSWER IT RIGHT. Survey a group of job seekers about their least favorite interview question, and the consensus typically is: “What is your biggest weakness?” It’s seemingly impossible to provide an adequate response to a question like this. ...

6 Self-Care Tips to Practice While Job Searching

Article by: JACLYN ELIZABETH Let’s face it, job searching can be stressful. Sure, maybe we start out enthusiastic. We update our resume, find some opportunities that look appealing, and are feeling pretty darn positive as we hit ‘send’ and apply for several jobs on LinkedIn or Monster. Masters degree? Check! 1-2 years experience? Check! You’ve got an ...

How volunteering can help you build skills for your career

Written by: LOUISE SPARROW March 14, 2018 Volunteer work can broaden and deepen your experience and provide skill development in a way that is often not possible or available to you elsewhere. We hear all the time about the challenges faced by those actively job hunting, particularly recent graduates: “I don’t have direct experience in the ...