September 4, 2015

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A Head Hunter Shares 8 Blunt Reasons Why No One Is Hiring You

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As a headhunter, I call people who are sitting at their desk already working, and as a recruiter, I get resumes and emails from people seeking employment. The difference between the two is extraordinary. If you are looking for work and wondering why no one is calling or emailing you back, here are the real reasons you aren't getting a job.

Canada's Jobless Rate Jumps To 7%

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Look: Disney Unleashes 'Force Friday' Ahead Of New Star Wars Movie

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The Numbers Are In, And Canada Is No Longer A Petro-State

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One Good Reason Canadians Should Be Jealous Of Australia

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Peter Muller

SkyGreece Files For Protection

Did Harper Really Run 8 Straight Deficits?

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Canada's Labour Activists Angry Over 'On-Call' Workers

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Bill Nye Toured The Oilsands.. And Didn't Like What He Saw

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A College Degree Is Increasingly Likely To Land You In Low-Wage Work

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Canadian Newspapers, Local TV Could Be Gone By 2025: Analyst

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Canada Lags World On Research, Innovation, Study Finds

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Even These Big Fossil Fuel Companies Support An International Climate Agreement

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5 Myths You Should Be Aware Of About Student Loans

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Here's One Succinct Takedown Of Donald Trump's Management Style

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Canada Post Sued Over Community Mailboxes

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The Internet's Founder Never Thought It Would Get This Bad

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Here's Apple's Plan To Control The News You Consume

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Slave Trade Video Game Edited After Backlash

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McDonald's Launches All-Day Breakfast, But Not In Canada

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Here's When Tesla's Affordable Model 3 Is Coming Out

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Adult Kids Draining Parents' Retirement Funds: CIBC

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Take 'Star Wars' Home With The Painfully Cute BB-8 Droid

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Fox News Anchor Sues Hasbro Over Toy Hamster With Her Name

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Air Canada Sued After Cancelling 10-Flights-For-$800 Deal

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Airbnb Wants To Tackle Income Inequality And Climate Change

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Harper Promises Boost To Mining Tax Credit

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Whoa: Greater Toronto Luxury Home Sales Soar 119%

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Canadian Emissions From Electricity Plunge 22% (Thanks, Ontario!)

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Check Out Google's New Logo

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It's Official: Canada In Recession

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This Is How PayPal Is Taking On Canada's Big Banks

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New York Hopes Its 'Taxi Of Tomorrow' Will Compete With Uber

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Penn West, ConocoPhillips Slash 900 Jobs

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Chipotle Sued For Misleading GMO Claims

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SkyGreece Apologizes For 'Very, Very, Very Bad' Delay

Alberta Forecasts Record Deficit, Shrinking Provincial Economy

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Look: ‘Not Liveable' Toronto House Goes For $1 Million, Way Over Asking

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Wright Sisters Group

Sears Canada Says It Has Reached A 'Turning Point'

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Quebecor Locks Out Workers At Newspaper Printing Plant

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Journalist Reportedly 'Confesses' To Instigating Chinese Stock Market Plunge

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Canada Faces ‘One Of The Strangest Recessions Ever'

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TSX Dives On News Of Canadian Recession, Chinese Slump

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CanJet Suspends Operations Effective Immediately

More Than Half Of Canadians Have Less Than $10K Set Aside For Emergencies: BMO

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Look What You Have To Do To Buy A House These Days

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The Economist Declares Southern Ontario ‘The New Rust Belt'

Ashley Madison Says It's Growing, Denies 'Fake Women' Claim

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Toronto, Vancouver House Prices 'Risky' But Will Keep Rising: Banks

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Canada To Get More Aggressive Collecting Student Loans

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This Is The Week We Find Out Officially If Canada's In Recession

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Look: The World's Most Amazing Future Condo Developments

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Look What The Oil Slump Has Done To Western Canadian Wages

Canadian Banks Defend Mortgage Practices After Broker Fraud Claims

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Regulator Orders Nexen To Suspend 95 Pipeline Operations

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Cheap Oil Good For Canada And The World, Scotiabank CEO Says

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Ashley Madison CEO Out Of A Job

Noel Biderman
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