With a new year just around the corner, we decided to look back at the past year and see what job advice our readers found most helpful. Here are the 5 most popular career resources articles in 2019. From interview advice, to negotiating your salary, to handing in your resignation, we cover the topics that are top of mind for job seekers.


1. how to answer 17 common interview questions

Interview advice is a staple in our repertoire, and this article is an oldie but a goodie. If you’ve ever had trouble answering questions like ‘what is your biggest weakness’ or ‘why should we hire you?’ this article is for you! We’ve all run into tough interview questions that put us on the spot. With this guide you’ll have templates for some of the most common questions interviewers ask.

2. things immigrants should know about working in canada

With our Southern neighbour cracking down on immigration over the past few years under the Trump administration, Canada has become a country of choice for immigrants looking for a place where they can start a new life and make a living. We discuss a few of the most important things for immigrants to keep in mind before choosing to make Canada their new home.

3. the art of handing in your two weeks’ notice

Quitting a job is always tough. Even if you’re thrilled about a new job, it can be tough to leave behind another job. How do you bow out without burning bridges or making things awkward? What do you even say in a resignation letter? We answer some of the most common questions you have about how to hand in your resignation.

4. 10 salary negotiation mistakes to avoid

Discussing money can be intimidating. Actually, it can actually be downright terrifying. Many people wonder if negotiating will mark them as ‘difficult’ or ‘greedy’ but the truth is most employers expect you to negotiate. According to a recent study, not negotiating can leaves as much $500,000 on the table in lost earnings over your lifetime! Try out these tips to make negotiating your salary a little less scary.

5. smart questions to ask in your next job interview

Anyone who’s ever been on a job interview knows that when the interviewer asks you if you have any questions for them, it’s an opportunity for you to shine and show off your interest. But being put on the spot can cause your mind to blank. We created a cheat sheet to help you out. It’s packed with intelligent questions that’ll make you look like you know your stuff. Check it out so you’re prepared for your next job interview.


So there you have it, the most popular job advice of 2019! Stay tuned for a ton more helpful tips and tricks for nailing job interviews, writing a resume and other topics related to your job search in 2020.

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