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Peter Harris
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Attended University of Sherbrooke
Lives in Toronto
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How many jobs to Canadians hold over their careers?
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The university degrees most likely to land you a job in customer service.
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Here’s what one previously unremarkable candidate said that made the job interviewer forget about every other person they’d considered and decide to hire her on the spot. 
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People sometimes look down on minimum wage jobs as beneath them, or dead-end. Here's why they shouldn't. http://www.workopolis.com/content/advice/article/study-minimum-wage-jobs-lead-to-future-wealth/ 
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It's time to stop apologizing for being an introvert and embrace the fact that your time has come. 
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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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73% of Canadians told us that their education is not related to their current jobs, so we took a look at those areas of study most likely to land you a job in your field.
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Why the smartest people are often passed over for the job:  
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Work is a strange place. Here are some of the weird things you’ll learn about on the job – that they didn't teach you in school.
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Newspapers, voicemail and even telephones are all becoming obsolete:
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44 people
Shawn Ershad's profile photo
Workopolis's profile photo
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Remzo Bolic's profile photo
Ian Berkowitz's profile photo
Dan Miller's profile photo
anne joyce's profile photo
Jakub Krotochwil's profile photo
Nelson Farra's profile photo
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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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Introduction
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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