Industry News & Insights

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Which industries work the longest hours?

Christina Bruce| May 24, 2013 11:08 am

Find out which five industries are most likely to work 50-plus hours a week — and why that kind of schedule might actually backfire.

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Bosses more likely to be psychopaths, study says

Christina Bruce| May 10, 2013 10:55 am

Maybe you’ve had a bad boss. But what about one that’s downright evil? Turns out that bosses are actually more likely to be psychopaths. Same goes for lawyers, surgeons and chefs. Find out the industries that are most likely to have a psycho at the helm.

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‘Kick me’ prank at work leads to convictions, firings and a lawsuit

Peter Harris| May 9, 2013 03:17 pm

Two workers have been convicted of misdemeanor battery and fired from their jobs at chip maker Intel over a juvenile prank they pulled on a co-worker. Here’s what happened.

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How candidates really view your job posting

Christina Bruce| May 3, 2013 11:01 am

How long do you think job seekers spend reading a job posting before deciding to apply or moving on? A new study finds people are not nearly as thorough as they think. Find out why your job description is more important than ever.

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The 7 worst things you could ever do at work

Christina Bruce| Apr 24, 2013 03:08 pm

Sure, we all make mistakes at work. We’re human. But some offenses are just too much. It doesn’t matter if you’re a new employee or a seasoned manager — these incredibly common office blunders are serious workplace no-nos.

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Employee poachers: is your business at risk?

Christina Bruce| Apr 23, 2013 10:35 am

You probably know that when it comes to talent, there is always a risk of them being approached by other companies. But just how much of a risk? A recent survey has shown that it’s much more common than we think.

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Why you should care if workers are happy

Christina Bruce| Apr 18, 2013 11:27 am

You’ve probably heard us say this before: keep your employees happy and you’ll make more money. A new study out of Australia once again proves that satisfied employees can be linked to greater productivity and higher profits. Find out how.

Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The ten best jobs in Canada for 2013 (and how to get them)

Peter Harris| Apr 17, 2013 11:08 am

Earlier this week we took a look at the worst jobs in Canada right now. Well, that was the bad news. The good news is there are numerous other fields that offer increasing pay and lots of opportunities. Here are the ten best this year.

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The best places to work in Canada 2013

Peter Harris| Apr 15, 2013 10:08 am

Have you ever wondered where the best place to work in Canada would be? Well a new survey of over 57,000 employees has ranked the top workplaces in the country by company size. Who came out on top?

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Working late makes women fat, study says

Christina Bruce| Apr 5, 2013 03:43 pm

Women working longer hours have a harder time battling the bulge, a new study finds. Are those extra hours really worth it? Find out.

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