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Peter Harris
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Attended University of Sherbrooke
Lives in Toronto
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How to interview for a job after being fired.
It sounds ironic, but it turns out that the very same qualities that get one candidate chosen over the others to win the job eventually become the reason they're let go.
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Any career success I have ever achieved has come from ignoring my job description.
The one simple thing that is very likely to kill your career prospects is to diligently do your job day after day.
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The most overused words and phrases in Canadian resumes. If you're using these, cut 'em now.
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How you choose to present yourself to the world can affect not only how others perceive you, but also how you think and act. So it's fair game.
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Ten beginnings of sentences that mean you don't have to listen to the rest of the sentence.  
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It takes a lot longer to build and maintain a successful career than it does to wreck it. 
The scary fact is that any of these bad career moves can be really easy to do in a moment of thoughtlessness. And they can all damage your professional reputation in ways that put your current job at risk and make finding future employment that much ...
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You are lying about the wrong things on your resume.
Conventional wisdom says you should never lie on your resumé or in a job interview, but sometimes it's the only way you'll be able to get the new job
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My latest on the Huffington Post: What Canadian employers are really looking for in entry-level candidates
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My latest on the Huffington Post: The one question you will be asked in every job interview.
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How many jobs to Canadians hold over their careers?
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Have him in circles
47 people
Melissa Allen's profile photo
Amadu Sahr Fayia's profile photo
Tom Lamphier's profile photo
Jakub Krotochwil's profile photo
Nelson Farra's profile photo
JUAN HERRERA's profile photo
kara fraser's profile photo
Erika Wang's profile photo
Prince deroxas delone's profile photo
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Occupation
Writer, editor, web content producer
Employment
  • Workopolis
    Content Manager, 2009 - present
  • Yahoo!
    Senior Front Page Editor, 2008 - 2009
  • Monster
    Content Manager, 2001 - 2007
  • Bell Canada
    Homepage Editor Sympatico / MSN portal, 2007 - 2008
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Toronto
Previously
Montreal - Sherbrooke
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I am a worker of the web, usually on behalf of Canadian workers, content manager of Workopolis.
Education
  • University of Sherbrooke
    Master's in Canadian Literature, 1998 - 2001
  • University of Sherbrooke
    Bachelor's in Professional Writing, 1992 - 1997
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