Recruiting and Managing

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Hey trivia nerds, how many of these facts about money, work, and careers did you already know?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 15, 2014 06:52 pm


Who invented the resume, money, and the weekend? What’s the most common job in North America and what profession pays the most in Canada? Wonder no more.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing, Resumes,
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Irish woman turned down for teaching position because employer thinks the Irish are all drunks

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 12, 2014 06:47 pm


A woman who applied for a teaching job in Seoul, South Korea, was rejected based on the “alcoholism nature” of the Irish.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Recruiting and Managing,
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Research reveals how your tattoos affect your chances of getting the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 6, 2014 08:43 pm


We surveyed hiring managers on whether or not tattoos affect their hiring decisions. Their responses might surprise you.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Recruiting and Managing,
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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 03:58 pm


We asked Canadians to describe their worse boss ever. Here are the descriptors they gave.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing,
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The real reason the other person got the job and you didn’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jun 27, 2014 02:31 pm


Our survey of over 300 hiring managers reveals the one factor that moves them to hire one candidate over the other. The results might surprise you!



Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Recruiting and Managing,
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Discussion topic: Was restaurant right to fire waitress for refusing to refund $200 tip?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 23, 2014 06:47 pm


IHOP fires waitress for not returning a $200 tip, then rehires her. Should she have had to return it? Let’s discuss.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Recruiting and Managing,
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Why you will never get anywhere

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 9, 2014 06:58 pm


There’s a reason this advice has carried on through the ages: it’s classic success strategy. Here’s the one thing you must stop doing if you want to get anywhere in life and career.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing,
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Why apologize even when you’re not sorry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 3, 2014 06:48 pm


An apology can disarm your opponent and give you the upper hand. But it has to be delivered in the right way. Learn how and why you should apologize.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing,
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How to write a better job posting

Christina Bruce| Jan 4, 2012 08:53 am


The starting point for any recruitment effort is a well-crafted job posting. Here are 10 easy tips to keep in mind next time you post a job.



Category: Recruiting and Managing,
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Do your employees trust you?

Colleen Clarke| Sep 27, 2011 03:00 pm


A recent study between managers and their employees revealed that 54% find the most important element of a successful working relationship is trust. Do your employees trust you? These five tips can help build trust with your team.



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