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Don’t trust anyone. New study shows a third of your employees would sell your data

Elizabeth Bromstein | August 25, 2015 4:41 pm

In the aftermath of the recent Ashley Madison debacle people are probably wondering how safe their information is with any given organization. And if you think your data is safe with your employees, you might be kidding yourself.


Category: Industry News & Insights, Management

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10 common phrases you're getting wrong

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 25, 2014 3:05 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 3:05 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
Liars

The six most common lies candidates tell, and how to catch them

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 23, 2014 4:48 pm


Candidates lie, sometimes because they have to, to get the job. Here are the six most common lies job seekers tell and how to spot them.



Category: Hiring Advice, Management, Recruitment Challenges
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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
The economic cost of the World Cup

Intoxication, absenteeism, and hooliganism: Employers weigh-in on The World Cup

Kevin Makra| June 16, 2014 1:27 pm


When half of a nation’s workforce takes the day off, and one company receives 500 doctor’s notes on a single day, employers start to get suspicious that the World Cup is taking its toll on productivity. Here’s what happens during the soccer tournament.



Category: Management
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8 things employees wish they could say to the boss

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 13, 2014 7:17 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 4:15 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
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Snotty salespeople increase sales

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 11, 2014 7:39 pm


New research shows rude salespeople can boost sales of high-end brands. Should you train your staff accordingly?



Category: Human Resources, Management, Small Business
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Are your contract workers employees in the eyes of the CRA?

Julie Labrie| June 10, 2014 8:31 pm


If the Canada Revenue Agency sees your contractors as employees, and you haven’t made payroll deductions, the monetary implications could be daunting.



Category: Human Resources, Management