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Workopolis

Canada's largest career site for job seekers and a leader in HR technology for employers.

Workopolis is Canada’s leading career site for job seekers and a leader in HR technology solutions for employers. Since 2000, the company has helped connect employers and candidates through exclusive partnerships and community sites, social networking, and mobile optimization.
Cracking A Joke Can Help You Score A Bigger

Cracking A Joke Can Help You Score A Bigger Salary

A salary negotiation is no place for joking around. Or is it? Evidence from some social psychologists suggests that humour - the right kind of humour deployed at the right time - can work in your favour, especially in sensitive situations like salary negotiations.
03/02/2017 10:43 EST
6 Canadian Cities With Booming Job

6 Canadian Cities With Booming Job Markets

If you are willing to consider a different city, you are at an advantage in the modern job market. So, if you're thinking a change of scenery might help with your career, here are the Canadians cities with the best job prospects.
11/28/2016 07:03 EST
10 Things You Shouldn't Share On The

10 Things You Shouldn't Share On The Job

There is a time and place for everything, and the things you might share with your friends or personal network are not always appropriate when you're on the job. After all, you never know how people might react to something you share (or overshare) at work, and those reactions can affect your day-to-day relationships and your career as a whole.
10/21/2016 08:57 EDT
How To Negotiate For The Bigger Salary You Want And

How To Negotiate For The Bigger Salary You Want And Deserve

So you've got a job offer (or landed that promotion), now what? Now it's time to make more money. Yes, salary negotiation can be nerve-wracking (what if you price yourself out of the job offer?), but it's something almost every successful person has done at one time or another.
10/14/2016 05:52 EDT
Your Resume Needs To Survive The 10-Second

Your Resume Needs To Survive The 10-Second Skim

With recruiters spending an average of 10 seconds on an initial scan of your resume, it's crucial that you are able to capture their attention quickly. If you fail to make an impact within the first few seconds, then you may find that many recruiters skip over your resume -- without even reading it.
10/06/2016 01:24 EDT
This Is How You Pay Off Your Student Loans In A

This Is How You Pay Off Your Student Loans In A Year

According to the National Student Loan Centre, it takes an average of 9 years for Canadian students to pay off their student loans. Although these figures may seem slightly alarming, don't fret! It's possible to repay your student loans in a relatively short period of time (in my case, $17,000 in just one year). Here are 5 simple, effective strategies to successfully start paying down your student debt.
09/28/2016 02:51 EDT
You'll Need To Earn This Much To Afford A House In

You'll Need To Earn This Much To Afford A House In Canada

From foreign buyers gobbling up properties sight unseen to young families trying to raise kids in condo towers, the Canadian housing market is a hot topic of discussion these days. But what do houses really cost these days?
09/22/2016 02:47 EDT
Answering The 5 Most Common Interview

Answering The 5 Most Common Interview Questions

Wouldn't it be great if you knew exactly what potential employers were going to ask you in a job interview? Well prepared and confident, you could then knock hiring managers dead, wowing them with your wit, experience, and charm. Well, you kind of can.
09/13/2016 07:06 EDT