Help & FAQ’s


How do I post a job on Workopolis?

Workopolis| Jul 2, 2014 06:41 pm

Posting a job on Workopolis is easy. Here is a simple guide to lead you through the process step by step.

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mentor and mentee

The 10 commandments of mentoring

Melissa Allen| May 22, 2014 02:20 pm

Before you take on a mentee, read these 10 commandments for a win-win situation.

Category: Help & FAQ's, Management,
People in a meeting wearing nametags

Is your name optimized for success?

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 1, 2014 08:02 pm

Research suggests adding a middle initial to your name makes you look smarter. We look at what else studies have to say about names.

Category: Help & FAQ's, Industry News & Insights,
Woman giving the thumbs down

Ten reasons why nobody will work for you

Melissa Allen| Feb 3, 2014 09:06 pm

Are you having trouble filling a role? Are you making job offers and getting turned down? Here are 10 possible reasons why candidates don’t want to join your organization.

Category: Help & FAQ's, Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges, Small Business,
giving a better performance review

5 things to do now to give better performance reviews later

Melissa Allen| Jan 27, 2014 07:03 pm

Crafting an employee’s performance review is often one of those exercises left to the last minute, even though they play a critical role in shaping how the next year will play out. These five, simple tips will tell you what you can do starting now, to avoid the last-minute performance review rush next year.

Category: Help & FAQ's, Human Resources, Management,
negative performance appraisal

How to give a negative performance review

Melissa Allen| Jan 13, 2014 08:11 pm

Often awkward and uncomfortable, a negative performance appraisal can still have a positive outcome if done correctly. An effective performance review can actually help an employee improve their performance and advance their career if the issues are addressed properly, followed by an action plan and regular follow up. Here are some tips on how to give a “good” negative review.

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7 tips for giving life-changing performance reviews

Melissa Allen| Jan 9, 2014 09:38 pm

It’s that time of year again! As a manager or HR professional, you have the ability to positively impact an employee’s career (and life) with a well-prepared and well-thought out performance review. Here are 7 tips on how to create one.

Category: Help & FAQ's, Management,

6 tips for giving feedback that employees will actually listen to

Melissa Allen| Oct 3, 2013 07:07 pm

Giving feedback is often a manager’s least favourite part of the job. Keep reading to find out how to give corrective feedback that will help both you and your report grow professionally.

Category: Help & FAQ's, Human Resources, Management,

How to encourage authenticity in the workplace

Melissa Allen| Sep 27, 2013 10:08 pm

75% of workers cover up some part of their identity at work. Here’s how to balance the encouragement of authenticity with your organization’s goals.

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How to decipher exit interview answers

Melissa Allen| Sep 16, 2013 06:40 pm

Exit interviews can provide companies with valuable insight, but how honest is an employee on their way out the door? Here’s how to decipher common answers.

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