There is an outdated notion among some recruiters that people who have changed jobs frequently over their careers make for terrible hires. Here's why so-called job hoppers often actually have outstanding careers and make the best employees.
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.
An employee leaves angrily it goes viral — how do you handle the situation? We take a look at some high profile resignations we'll never forget, and outline a five point plan for damage control should the situation happen in your business.
We've all heard of employees who call in sick or fake a funeral, only to have photos of them beer bonging the night before appear on Facebook. When employees slip up on social media, do you know where your company stands? Lawyer Kathleen Hogan talks to Workopolis about what every business should know.
Jul 11, 2011 9:53 AM
As we come up on the one month anniversary of the Vancouver riots that destroyed businesses and injured dozens of people, police are still searching for perpetrators. Beyond the law - numerous people have lost their jobs and suffered consequences without the benefits of a trial or defence - some just for commenting on the riots. Should they be held accountable professionally for what they did privately?
The list of issues to come across the desks of employers demonstrates that while some things remain constant (misconduct and absenteeism are perennial concerns), modern technology has created some new challenges. The top five workplace issues for employers?
Reference checks are getting harder and harder to validate due to the privacy laws in Canada and the fact that many companies now have an HR policy that only allows for job validation, not reference checking. How can you get the information you need to make the right hire?