Industry News & Insights

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The cost of talent: How expensive are Canadians?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 26, 2012 11:59 am

A new report on the cost of talent in 2012 has just been released, detailing the salary expectations of workers entering the job market worldwide. Canadian workers aren’t the anticipating the highest pay, but we’re near the top. How expensive are we?

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Monday snooze

How you’re making Mondays worse

Christina Bruce| Jul 23, 2012 09:46 am

Did you have trouble dragging yourself out of bed this morning? Find out what you could be doing to make Mondays more painful than they have to be.

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Happy employees linked to higher profits

Christina Bruce| Jul 12, 2012 11:35 am

It’s no secret to the HR managers of the world. But for those in management or running their own businesses, ‘employee engagement’ might not be something high on the agenda. Turns out, it really should be. Do happy employees really mean higher profits? This study says yes – find out why.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Frustrated woman didn't get promotion

Getting ahead: It’s who you know that counts

Christina Bruce| Jun 28, 2012 04:03 pm

We like to think that promotions and advancement come to those that work hard and are worthy, right? A recent survey finds that employees don’t see things that way.

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College Grad

How to attract Gen-Y employees

Christina Bruce| Jun 15, 2012 09:52 am

New grads are just in the midst of hunting for their first jobs out of school. So what does this generation look for in an employer? A survey sheds some light on how they view the world of work.

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What employees really want this summer

Christina Bruce| Jun 7, 2012 05:54 pm

Nope, it’s not a barbeque. A new survey takes a look at the most-coveted summer benefits by Canadian employees.

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Employer Award

Canada’s most attractive employer?

Nicole Wray| Jun 5, 2012 09:38 am

A survey of 7,000 Canadians reveals what men and women are looking for most in an employer, and which companies are perceived as the most attractive to work for in this country. Who came out on top?

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Alarm clock wake up woman

How lack of sleep may be affecting your work

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| May 28, 2012 10:19 am

Experts argue that most people don’t understand the consequences of not getting enough sleep – on their mood, their ability to reason and their reaction times. How much is enough, and what happens when you don’t get it?

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Angry suit man with baseball bat

CFO loses cool, seizes baseball bat in board meeting

Peter Harris| May 17, 2012 11:04 am

The bizarre incident took place when a company’s Chief Financial Officer ‘went postal’ in a meeting with the CEO and the Board of Directors. What happened?

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Content woman at work

What do employees really want?

Christina Bruce| Apr 23, 2012 04:52 pm

High performing employees always have options. So what is it that causes loyalty to an employer? Research shows a few simple things will keep those superstars right where they are.

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