Hint: Don't send text messages during your job interview

Increasingly younger candidates are exhibiting behaviour in job interviews (such as texting, taking phone calls, and bringing parents or pets along) that puts them instantly out of the running for getting hired.

 The worst examples? >>

Five surprisingly high-paying jobs

Think that you have to work in a corporate office or as a surgeon to earn over $100,000 a year? Think again. A diverse range of career paths now offer opportunities to crack the six-figure salary mark.

Here are a few that you might not expect >>

Hidden clauses concealed in job offers can haunt you later

When you receive that job offer that you've been hoping for, be sure to read it carefully before signing on the dotted line; hidden clauses can come back to bite you.

What to watch for >>

'Kick me' prank at work leads to convictions, firings, and lawsuit

Two workers have been convicted of battery, sentenced to community service, and fired from their jobs over a juvenile prank that they pulled on a co-worker.

Here's what happened >>

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