Industry News & Insights

Social Recruiting

What is social recruiting anyway?

Christina Bruce| Sep 17, 2012 04:09 pm

We hear the term ‘social recruiting’ more and more these days. Find out what it really means, and how your business can best use it.

Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Small Business,
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Why you shouldn’t eat lunch at your desk

Christina Bruce| Sep 10, 2012 04:44 pm

Guilty as charged. We know it’s probably bad, but do we really know why? There are more reasons than you think to avoid this common activity.

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Global study finds most people just aren’t interested in their jobs any more

Jenna Charlton| Aug 27, 2012 10:46 am

So, are we all a bunch of lazy bums? Is the world of workers turning into a world of Homer Simpsons – sleeping on the job, eating too many donuts? Well, not exactly.

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Stressed Businessman

What’s stressing the staff?

Christina Bruce| Aug 24, 2012 02:27 pm

How productive are you when you’re stressed out? The same goes for employees. Happy, healthy workers have been definitively linked to higher profits. A new study looks at what’s stressing them out.

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The eight email mistakes that people hate the most

Peter Harris| Aug 13, 2012 04:19 pm

A new poll has determined the work email behaviours that most get on people’s nerves. Adding inappropriate terms of affection and kisses to emails are the worst offenders. What else is infuriating readers?

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Three secrets of super-productive people

Nicole Wray| Aug 1, 2012 10:10 am

Does it sometimes feel like you’re always rushing to finish things and that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day? Here are a few simple actions and behavioural tweaks that you can make to have more energy all day and accomplish more work in less time.

Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Canada Day

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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Engaged employees looking at chart

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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