Industry News & Insights

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Five words you should never use in reference to yourself

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 27, 2014 05:55 pm


There are far too many people out there labeling themselves authorities or adopting ridiculous titles. It’s time to put a stop to it.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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Are tattoos and piercings a human right?

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 25, 2014 03:11 pm


Alberta woman wants workplace dress codes deemed “discrimination.” How do you feel about tattoos and piercings in the workplace?



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges
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10 common phrases you're getting wrong

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 25, 2014 03:05 pm


If you don’t think it’s a doggy dog world out there, you’ve got another thing coming. Let’s nip this in the butt for all intensive purposes. Does that jive with what you’re thinking?



Category: Industry News & Insights
Man thinking "intensive porpoises?"

10 common phrases you’re getting wrong

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 25, 2014 03:05 pm


If you don’t think it’s a doggy dog world out there, you’ve got another thing coming. Let’s nip this in the butt for all intensive purposes. Does that jive with what you’re thinking?



Category: Industry News & Insights
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Nerds lose ground. New research says jocks do better later in life.

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 20, 2014 10:13 am


New research says high school jocks do better at careers and exhibit more social behaviour later in life. Nerds weep.



Category: Hiring Advice, Industry News & Insights
Woman talking to her boss and laughing but maybe wishing she could say something else

8 things employees wish they could say to the boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 13, 2014 07:17 pm


Everyone, from the intern to the CEO, has to watch their mouth around their superiors. Here are the top eight things employees would say to the boss if they could.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business
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The highest-paying jobs on the planet

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 12, 2014 04:15 pm


If you want to earn the big bucks, you better go into one of these professions. This infographic looks at the best-paying jobs in the world, and salaries by country, so we can see how Canada measures up.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Salaries
Woman in a short skirt flirting with men in an office hallway

40 per cent of women believe flirting is the way to get promoted

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 10, 2014 07:20 pm


A new survey shows women wear red lipstick and low-cut blouses to work for the purpose of flirting with their male bosses to get ahead.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Job openings to continue to increase in Canada through the summer of 2014

June employment update: Job openings to continue to increase in Canada through the summer of 2014

Peter Harris| June 6, 2014 10:44 am


Workopolis has seen gains in the number of available jobs for four consecutive months and is forecasting the hiring trend to continue through the summer. Here’s where the fastest job growth is right now.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Uncategorised
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20 reasons your colleagues don’t like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 3, 2014 06:45 pm


Research shows half of employees in big companies dislike their colleagues. Here are 20 reasons your coworkers don’t like you.



Category: Industry News & Insights