Management

Group being led up a mountain

Only one in ten people have the talent to lead [report]

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 21, 2015 05:17 pm


New report finds that 82% of managerial hires are the wrong hires and these bad hires are costing businesses billions of dollars.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Management, Uncategorised
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
Businessman with his face in his hands

The worst manager ever?

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 10, 2015 08:16 pm


If you think sexually harassing employees is stupid (it’s also evil, but we’re focusing on stupid here) wait until you read the level to which this manager took it.



Category: Management
Part of employee rewards infographic

20 ways to reward employees for free [Infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2015 05:51 pm


Happy employees are engaged employees and engaged employees are productive employees. Reward your employees and make them happy.



Category: Human Resources, Management
Man in a dunce cap

How to drive candidates away by making them feel stupid

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 3, 2015 06:14 pm


The candidate and employee experience is instrumental to your success. A bad one will ruin your reputation while a good one will enhance it, meaning you’ll attract the best and brightest.



Category: Human Resources, Management, Small Business
Meditating business men

Sitting down and shutting up nearly doubles your chance of making the smart business decision

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 25, 2015 08:17 pm


The one thing has been proven in studies to improve decision making and increase productivity.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Man with empty pockets

Canadian employers lower projected salary increases for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 17, 2015 08:17 pm


The Conference Board of Canada has just released a Mid-Year Pulse Check of its annual compensation planning outlook survey, and it turns out companies are scaling back their initial plans.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Horrible Bosses movie poster with Kevin Spacey and Jason Bateman

Study shows promotion to power position likely to turn you into a monster

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 16, 2015 04:53 pm


If you’ve recently gotten a promotion and found yourself in a management position, be careful, you’re likely to turn into a beast. The results of a new study suggest that not only does power corrupt, it wreaks havoc on your table manners.



Category: Management
Manager talking to his team in a meeting

Five qualities of great leaders

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 9, 2015 08:22 pm


Not everyone is a born leader. Fortunately, the traits that make a great manager can be developed and nurtured. Here are five qualities of great leaders.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
Man sitting in an interview looking serious

Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 9, 2014 09:09 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. If you’re doing these things, cut it out. You’re not helping your brand.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges