Industry News & Insights

Haunted

Canada’s 10 most haunted workplaces

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 17, 2014 06:37 pm


Happy Halloween! Let’s celebrate the month of October with the tales of Canada’s spookiest places to work.



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The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

The 10 most common job titles for the poor, the middle class, and the rich

Peter Harris| Oct 17, 2014 12:52 am


Ever wonder what people actually do for a living at reach rung up the economic ladder? Here’s a look at the most frequently held jobs of the rich and poor and the many who are somewhere in the middle. Hint: it pays to be the boss – or a doctor or a lawyer.



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Man being interviewed by the media

How to do PR for your company and actually get media coverage without annoying journalists

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 16, 2014 08:12 pm


Most organizations and their PR companies want to get media exposure but have no idea how to go about it, and make serious blunders in their attempts. Please read this and follow the advice. It will change everything.



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Woman talking to her therapis

The top jobs for growth and salary for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 30, 2014 03:12 pm


New research reveals where the job growth and salary increases will be over the next year. Are you in one of these positions?



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Pile of hands on a table

The quality you should be looking for in new hires but aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 25, 2014 05:02 pm


New research shows what “soft skills” employers value most in new hires. One that’s at the bottom of the list should be moved up.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Bike and cars

The worst way to get to work (plus the Canadian cities with the longest commutes)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 17, 2014 07:58 pm


Your physical and mental health is affected by the mode of transportation you use to get to work in the morning, Find out which method is the worst.



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Canadian road with a moose crossing sign

Infographic: The places where Canadians are making the most money, by province

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 15, 2014 03:15 pm


Wondering where Canadians are making the most money? We’ve created a map showing the median family income, and the city with the highest income in each province.



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Credential creep

Employers are raising the bar on qualifications and then claiming that no one is qualified

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 03:09 pm


This is why employers can’t find anyone to fill those positions. They’re asking for advanced education for jobs that don’t actually require it.



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Infographic: how to get people to do what you want

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 8, 2014 08:42 pm


If you want to get people to do what you want, you must have influence. Studies have shown these methods to be effective when attempting to influence others.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Man and woman working side by side

Are you sexist and you don’t even know it?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 5, 2014 04:31 pm


New study suggests sexism is alive and well in the workplace and that some managers might be unaware of their own bias.



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