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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
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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
Woman heading for the exit

Employees are leaving your company for the same reason they joined it in the first place

Peter Harris| December 8, 2014 06:00 pm

Canadians are making many more career moves. We change jobs more often, work in more jobs and more sectors over our careers, and move provinces for work with greater frequency. And it turns out that this is the necessary path to success.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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What your employees really want for Christmas

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 25, 2014 10:01 pm

Back away from the Tim Horton’s gift card and the mug with your company logo on it. Here’s what your employees really want for the holidays.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management
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Former head of FBI’s behavioral analysis program reveals technique for building instant rapport with anyone

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 5, 2014 05:03 pm

A former head of the FBI’s behavioral analysis program shares his number one trick for being more likable.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management