Human Resources

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The 20 worst excuses for coming in late

Colleen Clarke| Feb 21, 2012 11:18 am


In a recent survey, 10-20% of employees in the U.S. and Canada stated they are late at least one day a week. Here are some of the stranger ways they’ve tried to explain it.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
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10 deadly resume sins

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 18, 2012 02:54 pm


Wondering why you never hear back after sending your resume to a potential employer? Hiring Managers share the ten things that will make them immediately throw out your resume.



Category: Human Resources,
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Are you making these interview mistakes?

Workopolis| Oct 11, 2011 09:26 am


Are you guilty of these interview blunders? Watch this VIDEO to see if you’re making these major mistakes!



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
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Do your employees trust you?

Colleen Clarke| Sep 27, 2011 03:00 pm


A recent study between managers and their employees revealed that 54% find the most important element of a successful working relationship is trust. Do your employees trust you? These five tips can help build trust with your team.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
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When employees crack: high profile resignations

Christina Bruce| Sep 20, 2011 04:11 pm


An employee leaves angrily it goes viral — how do you handle the situation? We take a look at some high profile resignations we’ll never forget, and outline a five point plan for damage control should the situation happen in your business.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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Seven coworkers we can do without (and how to fix them)

Peter Harris| Aug 10, 2011 05:25 pm


You probably work with a few people every day whose inconsiderate actions drive others crazy, including your employees. It’s possible that some of the worst don’t even know how irritating their behaviour is. That ‘ignorance-is-bliss’ streak ends now. We’re shedding some light on the worst offenders out there.Find out who is driving your employees nuts, and what can be done about it.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
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My grandmother died (again): The least believable excuses for missing work

Colleen Clarke| Feb 21, 2011 03:40 pm


HR managers to share some of the bizarre reasons their employees have given for missing work. We also have some tips on how to get a day off without the bad Karma of faking yet another family funeral.



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