Industry News & Insights

Satya Nadella giving a presentation

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?

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Woman driving a car in the sunset

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.

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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.

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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
Excerpt from time wasters infographic

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.

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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

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?

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Employees in a sunny office

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

The world’s coolest offices

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 14, 2015 07:02 pm

I’m having a wee case of the jealousies right now. Because Bored Panda just published a list of 12 of the world’s coolest offices and one of them is on a pirate ship. Don’t get me wrong. I love my job. But I want to work on a pirate ship.

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The best and worst jobs in the world for 2015

Peter Harris| April 14, 2015 04:51 pm

Based on salary, employment opportunities, the working environment, and stress level, here is a look at the ten best and the ten worst careers you could be pursuing this year.

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