Industry News & Insights

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Nine out of ten Canadian companies are sitting ducks for tech disruption

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 1, 2015 05:15 pm


“The internet? Pffft. That thing will never take off.” Did we learn nothing from the music and newspaper industries? They were essentially shattered because of their staunch refusal to read the proverbial writing on the wall.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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The best places to work in Canada for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 27, 2015 07:59 pm


A new report lists the top 100 places to work in Canada, according to a survey of employees. These are the greatest employers.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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Microsoft is most attractive employer brand in the world

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 24, 2015 08:31 pm


Microsoft has won the Randstad Award 2015 and been named the most attractive global employer brand. What do they have that other companies don’t have?



Category: Industry News & Insights
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12 surprisingly high-paying part-time jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 22, 2015 05:29 pm


Who doesn’t need a little extra income? Even if you’re working full time, taking on a part-time job can help pay the bills. Here are 12 that pay surprisingly well.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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The personality types that earn the most and least money

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 21, 2015 02:47 pm


Does your Myers Briggs personality type predict how much money you will make? A new report claims ENTJs are raking in the most income out of all the available types.



Category: Industry News & Insights
Britt McHenry

Should ESPN reporter lose her job over losing it on camera?

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 20, 2015 08:27 pm


How much should your behaviour outside of work impact your work life? That’s a question we’re constantly grappling with here at Workopolis.
So, the case of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry is particularly interesting to us.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights
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The biggest time wasters at work [infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 17, 2015 06:59 pm


How are your employees wasting time? Facebook, LinkedIn, and … job searching? Yep. Oh, and they’re also socializing.



Category: Industry News & Insights
Signs you're in the wrong job

Six signs that you’re in the wrong job

Peter Harris| April 16, 2015 12:47 pm


Being in the wrong job isn’t all bad. You can learn valuable lessons from a bad experience, if you don’t get stuck in it for too long. Here’s how you can tell when it’s time to move on.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Industry News & Insights
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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| April 15, 2015 06:33 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?



Category: Industry News & Insights
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What employees want: it’s not what you think

Kevin Makra| April 15, 2015 06:11 pm


Think you know what people want in a manager and a workplace? You might be surprised.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management, Small Business