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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 7, 2014 03:58 pm


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



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruiting and Managing
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The leadership skills you need to be successful

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 7, 2014 03:43 pm


Research shows leaders need different skills at different levels, but the core set remains the same. Do you possess these qualities?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

The university degrees that earn the highest starting salaries

Peter Harris| August 6, 2014 08:06 am


The majority of Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. So here are the areas of study most likely to land you a job in your field – and the highest starting salaries.



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I will bet you a hundred theoretical bucks that you make this grammar mistake all the time and don't know it

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 5, 2014 08:57 pm


The same people who are always condescendingly correcting other people’s grammar mistakes often make this particular this mistake. You would want to know that, right?



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Women arguing around a meeting table

I will bet you a hundred theoretical bucks that you make this grammar mistake all the time and don’t know it

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 5, 2014 08:57 pm


The same people who are always condescendingly correcting other people’s grammar mistakes often make this particular this mistake. You would want to know that, right?



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Wide-faced business man

The distinguishing physical factor that gives men a leg up

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 31, 2014 08:53 pm


Research shows men with wider faces are more dishonest and aggressive in negotiations, resulting in getting a bigger piece of the pie than skinnier-faced men.



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10 examples of instances in which you should keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 25, 2014 05:40 pm


Knowing when you to open your mouth and when to keep it shut is a valuable wisdom. We all sometimes don’t speak up when we should, and do speak when we shouldn’t. Successful people know the value of keeping quiet.



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Blackadder and Baldrick

10 words that don't mean what you think they mean

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 25, 2014 01:59 pm


In our ongoing series of posts and grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proper word usage, we have covered a lot of ground. But there’s more. Here are ten words that don’t mean what you think they mean.



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Blackadder and Baldrick

10 words that don’t mean what you think they mean

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 25, 2014 01:59 pm


In our ongoing series of posts and grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proper word usage, we have covered a lot of ground. But there’s more. Here are ten words that don’t mean what you think they mean.



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Older business men in a meeting

The personality trait that leads to the biggest paycheques. You’re not going to like it.

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 23, 2014 06:58 pm


New research shows narcissistic CEOs out earn their more humble counterparts.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management