Why can’t there be a vaccine for racism?

As a kid, I grew up blissfully unaware that my race would make me a target for #discrimination. I was born in Richmond, a city in the Greater #Vancouver Area that, in 2016, reported the second-highest visible minority population in #Canada. I never experienced the kind of #racism that I hear about all too often…

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5 Habits You Should Avoid First Thing In The Morning

Don’t make these mistakes when you wake up. Here’s what to avoid in your a.m. routine and what to do instead.A #goodmorning routine is a foundational part of self-care, affecting everything from your energy levels and productivity to the state of your skin. But it is easy to fall into less-than-ideal habits without even realizing it ―…

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How job seekers can make the most of online tools that streamline the application process

Applying for a #job online can be time-consuming, and the extra hoops #candidates often need to jump through can reduce the number of applications #recruiters and #hiringmanagers ultimately receive. In order to streamline the process and increase applicant pools, #LinkedIn allows candidates to apply for a job with just a few clicks using its “EasyApply”…

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World Autism Awareness Day 2021: What you need to know

World #AutismAwarenessDay designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution “62/139, is an internationally recognized day every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world. World Autism Awareness Day is an effort to not only speak out against the discrimination…

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These are Mediacorp Canada’s top diversity employers in 2021

Diversity is more than making sure everyone feels welcome in the #workplace. It’s also about a seat at the table. Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2021, selected by #Mediacorp Canada Inc., recognize that real change begins with real action. That means taking proactive steps to address the systemic and unconscious inequities of race and gender that…

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Hiring managers share their Top 4 uncomfortable interview moments

If you’ve had an embarrassing, difficult, or just downright awful interviewing experience with #job #candidates, then you are definitely not alone. The process can be a roller coaster. For some candidates, the #interview will run smoothly. But for others, it can be something that you’ll never forget. For nearly 10 years, I interviewed candidates for a variety…

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The ‘Interests’ Section Of The Resume Is Finally Relevant Again

James Reed, chairman of the UK’s largest employment agency website, wrote an aptly-named careers book called The 7 Second CV. His inspiration for the title came from a study conducted using eye-tracking technology, which revealed that a candidate’s #resume is looked at for an average of seven seconds before a decision is made. With only seven…

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What To Do If You Receive Feedback That Stings

You’ve worked hard on a project, staying up many late nights and crafting what you think is the perfect solution to the client’s challenge.  You are ready to show your manager, and you sit down and go through your thought processes. But as the conversation progresses, you sink lower and lower in your chair. Your manager is…

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People in these jobs are most afraid of a robot takeover

Sometimes, it seems like robots are completely taking over the world. Every year, thousands of machines are deployed into the workforce, taking #jobs that humans used to do. And, workers are rightly worried. A new survey from #CNBC and Survey Monkey found that almost four in 10 workers between the ages of 18 and 24 are concerned about…

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