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UK Parents Reveal Attitudes to Shared Parental Leave

For the first time in the UK, legislation states that employers have to offer men the opportunity to share parental leave with their partners for babies born on or after the 1st April 2015. However, new research released today from Glassdoor reveals that the new legislation could be a b...

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Apprenticeships

When it comes to preparing for a career, most high school graduates pursue a four-year college degree. But an often over-looked and lucrative way to learn a skill is through an apprenticeship. Geared toward training to become a highly-skilled worker, an apprenticeship will give you on-t...

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Abandon Your Job Search

If you’re struggling to find a job, there might be days when you’re ready to throw in the towel on your search. Finding a job is a challenge for many people. Considering the number of steps you have to follow such as writing a resume, networking with professionals, and preparing for...

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Glassdoor Recruiter Insights: 6 Things A Job Candidate Should Never Do

I’ve been in the recruiting business for a while now, and have seen almost everything in the realm of good and bad candidate behavior, but some common themes do emerge.  Here is some bad behavior that I’ve run into in the recent past. Think about your job search experience; are you...

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How To Get A Promotion In The New Year

Year-end reviews may not be the ideal time to ask for a raise or new job title, but if you are going to do it you better be prepared. At most companies’ raises and promotions are set in stone well before you meet with your manager, but it could be a great way to plant the seed for som...

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6 Tips To Secure A Graduate Scheme

Recruitment for the UK's big graduate schemes is now well under way as major employers seek new talent among next year's graduates. The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), whose members include many of the firms offering the biggest UK graduate schemes, has predicted a 17 per cent...

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5 Questions To Ask In A Job Interview

Job interviews aren’t only about impressing the interviewer; they’re about sparking a new relationship with your future employer. The key to a successful interview is to keep the interviewer talking. Sure, while you want to share why you’re the best candidate for the position, you...

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10 Coolest Offices in Canada

Like a workspace that will give you a little inspiration? Stir your creative juices? Boost your energy? Give you bragging rights among your friends? Check out these 10 cool office spaces shared on Glassdoor from across Canada. Does your office have a great design? Exciting amenities? Ta...

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7 Ways to Ruin a Job Interview

Ruining a job interview is a nightmare for many job seekers. Whether it’s the fear of forgetting a detail on their resume or arriving late to the interview, job interviews can cause a lot of anxiety. Regardless of how much you prepare for a job interview, there are a number of mistake...

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3 Ways To Make Facebook Your Friend During Your Job Search

For some, Facebook is a natural extension of your career and personal brand, adding value to your story. For others, Facebook is a locked-down arsenal used solely to swap pictures and personal updates with your innermost circle. For careerists who have chosen the second option, you may ...