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The staggering cost of workplace conflict

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 2, 2014 07:44 pm


Squabbling and discord may be costing your business more than you think. Check out this infographic on the price of conflict in the workplace.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Obese candidates less likely to get the job, says study

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 29, 2014 03:13 pm


News research says HR and recruiting professionals view obesity as a negative marker for character, productivity, and performance.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
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Should this Facebook post have gotten a man fired?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 26, 2014 07:39 pm


Opera singer’s firing raises question of what individuals should and should not be allowed to post on their own personal social media accounts. What do you think?



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management,
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15 sweet gigs to make money on the side

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 26, 2014 04:07 pm


Life is expensive. We could all use a little extra cash. Here are 15 gigs you can do on the side to make extra money.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris| Aug 26, 2014 08:57 am


We all know that doctors, lawyers and dentists tend to be well compensated, and that the CEO makes more money than everybody else. But what if you’re not one of those guys? Here are some high-paying gigs for the rest of us.



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5 questions to ask yourself before you send an email

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 07:22 pm


I bet email is piling up in your inbox as you read this. If we all asked ourselves these five questions before hitting “send” we would greatly reduce clutter and annoyance.



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What people are really doing during conference calls

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 06:59 pm


Conference calls are a necessary evil. How people spend their time on the other end of the line might surprise you.



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The ten most revealing interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 19, 2014 05:56 pm


We asked hiring managers for their favourite interview questions, the ones they feel reveal the most about a candidate. Here are their responses.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
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The 10 hardest jobs for Canadian employers to fill in 2014

Peter Harris| Aug 19, 2014 01:21 pm


There are fewer unemployed people in Canada for every job opening right now, and employers are starting to complain that a shortage of workers is hurting their business. These are the most in-demand positions right now.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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The exact resume keywords employers search for by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 07:08 pm


Our internal research shows the keywords employers use to find resumes by industry. Make sure your resume contains these words if you want to get noticed.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,